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AMBER SEXTON New York City 917-207-2375

comments Rollei film backlog, three mermaids and a funeral

So as I expected this is a very mixed group of film. Here are three frames from the same Mermaid Parade I’ve posted on before. I liked this first one best. None of the frames are spectacular but it’s definitely reminding me of time not so long ago when you could really still easily enjoy the parade.

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image by Amber Sexton

So let’s segue with some pictures of the ocean taken from Riis Park.

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image by Amber Sexton


So now I have some photos from the memorial of my great aunt Dudley Byrd, who I still miss and was definitely one of the most singular and interesting people I’ve ever known. My sister and brother and cousins are in these and it’s in Virginia. It’s very like this part of the family to play music and have a picnic and be outside for nearly all important events. It was still a sad time but you can’t tell in these pictures. Anyway, I love the folks in these pictures, but it’s totally weird to me that I was taking pictures. I guess I’m a strange person. Or maybe it’s just an emotional crutch.

 

My brother Brendan and sister Tara.
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My cousin Charlotte Littlehales and my great uncle Bates Littlehales, who is quite the legendary photographer.
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My little cousin Nicholas Littlehales-Staton, when he was just quite a lot littler, he’s a teenager now.
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My sister and Terri Allard she is a wonderful musician even though she’s not playing here.
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So, this feels like the film in the drawer is going out with a little bit of a whimper. Two batches left, but I haven’t been able to send one off this week because it’s a little tight around here. I’ve also got some more E-6 film in that group and I’ve got to decide whether to cross process it like the other two rolls, or not. But I’ll probably delay that decision till the last.

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