MujiFilm Fall Newsletter

It’s October and life in the city is starting to turn to the leaves of change. The weather is once again beautiful, with nature’s hints of leaves changing color, people are getting out a little more; albeit with what looks like proper mask-wearing and adherence to social distancing. There’s so many challenges today that weContinue reading “MujiFilm Fall Newsletter”

‘Sepia Bird Takes Flight’

Photography Pop-up Story: During the month of September, the wild fires along this whole West Coast of the United States, have been hitting us pretty hard. It even hit close to home, when recently, my dad was forced to evacuate his home in Medford, Oregon, where the Almeda fires have been burning uncontrollably. Fortunately, he’sContinue reading “‘Sepia Bird Takes Flight’”

From the Film Strip 🎞️

Today, while trucking down the road to try to find the other mask handing out groups, I stepped into my friend’s business, The Great Wall Hardware. There was a PPE station, blocking the door, the guys up front motioned me to come in, and join the customer fray.  These two guys, who man Albert’s store,Continue reading “From the Film Strip 🎞️”

MujiFilm Summer Newsletter

Summer session 2020 Intro With so many things going into a shelter in place mode, people staying home, and not going out to shop, or see movies, or do what they would normally do, I’ve taken to letter-writing as a way of reconnecting with others. My friend recently responded in her letter by sending thisContinue reading “MujiFilm Summer Newsletter”

Nikon F2’s maiden voyage

While shopping with my wife, in the neighborhood, I met this lovely woman, Mercedes. Turns out she’s originally from Nicaragua and has been living in the states since she was 18. She so appreciates this country and what it has done for her. She says she never would’ve had the opportunities like owning her ownContinue reading “Nikon F2’s maiden voyage”

MujiFilm Spring Journal

This passage could be called something like ‘a Chance Meeting with the Basque woman in South San Francisco’ — because in.. Early March, as I was practicing cinematography along 19th & Sloat ave. Those houses just had this beautiful old 1930’s architectural feel. They caught my eye, and as I shot movies of them, itContinue reading “MujiFilm Spring Journal”

MujiFilm Winter Journal

Last Winter, I was working as both a grant writer and educational coordinator, for the POPS nonprofit organization in the Sunset District of San Francisco. I rather like serving the neighborhood in this way, because I could help small businesses thrive and I also got the chance to teach middle school students from nearby schools,Continue reading “MujiFilm Winter Journal”

Vintage Shopping: The Family Way

Beginning this year, my passion for Vintage clothing surfaced again. And life would have it that, we were traveling to places like Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington where my brother introduced us to a place called, House of Vintage. Portland has such an original flair for lifestyle, with that Pacific Northwest vibe running through it.Continue reading “Vintage Shopping: The Family Way”

Parkside Photo Pop-up 📷

Once again, my photo comrade, DB, and I had found ourselves, planted down in the Parkside neighbs, drinking coffee at the new Boavida shop & later cruising vinyl and cassette tapes at their sister-store, Tunnel Records. Even though we both shoot digital, we like to mix it up with all things analog, because as DaveContinue reading “Parkside Photo Pop-up 📷”