Just dropped off my camera at the repair shop. I’m excited to get it back, put in some Ilford film (in less cool, but still cool packaging), and finally make proper use of my darkroom.
Porch Light in the Pearl is now open for business! 221 B NW 11th Ave. Portland, OR 97209
My friend Grant is not only super dope, but he also makes beautiful furniture. He works at Goby Walnut by day and uses his spare time to design and build high-end custom furniture, under the name Heartwood Design. Check him out!
Dad and Aubree Marin Light House, 2011
A Platform for Living
I could look at old photos for hours, in fact, I believe I’ve spent an entire workday doing so. The Flickr Commons is extremely addictive. Also, those sheep definitely deserved the fame, look at that coat!
ALSO! she’s launching an entire outdoor clothing line, focusing mainly on women’s cycling apparel. As she rightfully says, “no longer will women be subjected to wearing a cycling jersey covered in hibiscus flowers, glitter or with sayings like “chicks dig bikes.” Check out her progress here!
The Exposures project by Raw Color. “Fascinated by the idea of shaping a textile by the pure usage of light, we developed ‘Exposures’ a photosensitive fabric based on the blueprint technique. The ‘gradient machine’ is especially designed for the production process and exposes the textile in horizontal lines to the daylight. These line-thickness can be adjusted....
“There’s something so startling and tender about it. Some of the animals are stars in the making and those animals on the left are anxious to come on stage.” -Leonard Nimoy, speaking about Rob MacInnis’s photos of farm animals.
Leonid Meteor Shower, 2001
Embroidery by Jazmin Berakha.
Klein Tools, since 1857. Simple, sturdy, perfect.
Photography by Jimmy Chin. You can find his work featured by Nau, The North Face, National Geographic, and Outside magazine. Stunning.
Mom and Aubree Oakland, California. 2011. Developed from my tiny basement darkroom.
New in the shop
This, into this: -C
Oswalds Mill -C
I am very pleased to say that I am the new shop girl at Porch Light! This is all thanks to my friend Marika, who told me about Porch Light’s expansion to the Pearl. The new shop will be right next door to Eden, the sister shop to Flutter and also Marika’s place of work. The store’s set to open in a couple of weeks. Come stop by! -C
Crossett, on our way back from biking to Oxbow Park. -C