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Alli being silly while I setup lighting, snapped with my favorite 35mm portrait lens for film and digital, a late 1970's Pentax-M 100mm f/2.8 wide open. She just passed her driver's exam! 🎉

Literally the last sheet of my 4x5 Polaroid Type 79 Polacolor Pro 100 and lost to a bad dev pod. The joys and risks of 15 year old expired Polaroid even when cold stored.

Apparently a few folks got Uno Flip as a gift because Google Search alerted me like "yo, your crazy uno flip post is up 648%". Might has well been the tape from the Ring, get out while you can. justinribeiro.com/chronicle/20

My fingers are freezing and the focus is stiff on the 50mm but snapping shots of the kids from the edge of an outdoor ice rink.

Some folks have noticed I started syndicating Mastodon to Twitter with permalinks injected. It's a specific choice to meet old friends where they are. ❤️

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Fresh chemistry and a couple clip tests and it's time to make a dent in my film dev backlog this week.

Not Christmas Eve until the classic Christmas episode of the X-Files—season 6 "how the ghosts stole Christmas"—is playing and we put out the presents for the kids.

Yeah, that's a Canon 814 Super 8 in some of photos and videos. And no it did not run, but I felt inspired to try to patch it up today because why not. youtu.be/et4vq3Gxi9Y

No, you have a film loader problem. Alright alright, you're right it's really me. Let's load some film spools.

The house was vaccinated with glee but nothing says Christmas like a stack of COVID rapid tests under the tree. Creepy elves not included.

A couple prints hanging to dry, that little exposure setup hack does alright!

Found a half-used pack of cyanotype paper in some art supplies and decided "I can make a print with this". A random UV grow light, a clamp, the filter holder on my 45MX enlarger and a random glass negative I picked up last week. Exposure time? Psssft, let's roll the dice.😃

Holding to tradition, I find myself mounting and framing art for the holidays.

Many thanks to Randy Fay for contributing to my docker chrome-headless container by coming up with a chromium variant that now has arm/64 support for all that M1 silicon you fancy kids are using. Give it a spin: hub.docker.com/r/justinribeiro

Picked up a box of four negatives labeled 1921 from the Seattle area for a few bucks last weekend. Sadly eight negatives missing from the box, but looking forward to a peek at at what history holds in the four.

Sitting on a call with banana man hanging on the mic boom—a gift the kids gave me in an attempt to scare me.

The burning embers reflect off my watch, metaphorically burning time.

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Ribeiro.Social

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For additional context, read Justin's "Ghosting the Socials and Expanding My Open Web Existence".