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I've spent half my life doing analytical chemistry in labs, including developing new methods of analysis at two companies. Sometimes I need to reject all that rigidity and I choose to play with cameras. I prefer real film and a chemical darkroom. It lets me compensate for a complete lack of any art training or experience with plenty of laboratory experience.

I currently live in the plains of Colorado
I didn't want to give status updates on the move--it was a cursed enough process without jinxing myself. For months all I could find were very distressed foreclosures or new construction, either very cheaply built or out of my price range. Found a new development under construction and an offer on a pile of 2x4s. Finally took possession today, nearly three months of delays later.

I had them rough in for a darkroom sink in the basement. Hopefully I'll have things set up in a couple of months. Then I'll need to relearn how to do it, it's been a decade.

I start  moving tomorrow. All I have now is a carry-on bag of clothes and an inflatable mattress.

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MADCALIMERO Featured By Owner 6 days ago
Merci pour les favoris! ;) (Wink) 
JSH50 Featured By Owner 6 days ago
Thank you for the fave! :)
F16CrewChief Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the favs of my acft pics!
FFDP-Neko Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2015
Thank you for the +fav 
parallel-pam Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2015   Photographer
thanks for the :+fav: :-)
fotomanisch Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much for the :+fav:! :-)
Jogi1960 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the :+fav: Best wishes from Frankfurt :wave:
cloe-patra Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks for the fave :aww:
Syltorian Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015
Many thanks for faving None shall pass (Beaumaris Castle)! :)
dottyjammies Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the fave :roses:
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