My Favourite Photos of Tricia

Tricia is one my wife Stephanie’s best friends and today is her birthday.

Tricia was one of the first people to whom Stephanie introduced me when we first started dating.  And Tricia is one of the people who’s been most consistently THERE in Stephanie’s and my life to see us through our various stages, always offering a truthful mirror and encouraging advice.  Tricia also happens to be exceedingly photogenic.

Because of all this, Tricia has been subject for various styles of photography I’ve evolved through over the last 7 years.  From my days of using only C41 films and having labs process all my work, to trying my hand at posed portraits, to wedding photography, and finally to my current style of hand-processed and digitized grainy b&w bar/party candids.

So anyway, here’s a little collection of my favourite photos of Tricia.  Happy birthday and thank you for being such a good friend… and, a breathtaking model!

Tricia13547768148_987b932f1f_b2009 at the hookah bar in downtown Frederick.  Nikon FM Nikkor 50mm 1.8 Ilford XP2 Processed & Scanned by Penn Camera

Tricia24416440528_1e1ee752b8_b2009, in a liquor store on our way to Bill’s party.  She was probably wondering if I was ever going to stop putting my camera in her face 🙂  Nikkormat FTn Nikkor 50mm 1.4 SC AGFA Vista 400 Processed & Scanned by Penn Camera

Tricia34156618897_92592ef699_b2009, with Steph waiting for a table at the Olive Garden.  Nikon FM Nikkor 50mm 1.8 AI Kodak TMAX P3200 Processed & Scanned by Severn Graphics

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2009, Steph, Tricia and I driving aimlessly around Frederick.  Nikkormat FTn Nikkor 50mm 1.4 SC AGFA Vista 400 Processed & Scanned by Penn Camera

Tricia56934458572_e736c8c5c5_b2012 posed photos around Carroll Creek.  Voigtländer Bessa R2 | Voigtländer 15mm Super Wide Heliar 4.5 M II | Fuji Pro 400H | Processed & scanned at Target

Tricia66894567354_598071887e_b2012 posed photos around Carroll Creek. Leica M6 TTL .85 | Leitz 90mm Summicron f2 E55 | Fuji Pro 400H | Processing & Scanning by Target

Tricia76894562232_f8b6e471c6_b2012 posed photos around Carroll Creek. Leica M6 TTL .85 | Leitz 90mm Summicron f2 E55 | Fuji Pro 400H | Processing & Scanning by Target

Tricia87985515120_3c9cc4b4be_bTricia’s wedding to Dan in 2012 Nikon F3 or Nikkormat FT2 | Nikkor 85mm 1.8 AI’d | Kodak Portra 160 | Processing & Scanning by Penn Camera DC

Tricia98248959322_43178136fd_b2012 at the Tasting Room.  Nikon FM2n | Nikkor 105mm 1.8 AIS | Ilford Delta 3200 @ 6400 | Processed & Scanned by Techlab

Tricia1118317395861_4f1bcff79b_b2012 at the Tasting Room. Taken on a different roll of film, same night as the last shot but I started processing my own film again and this roll made it into that batch.  Nikon FM2n | Nikkor 105mm 1.8 AIS | Ilford Delta 3200 @ 6400 | Kodak HC110b | Epson V500

Tricia1015688346027_3efc75ea36_b2013 party at Steph’s & my house.  Nikon FM2n | Nikkor 50mm 1.4 AIS | Ilford Delta 3200 @ 6400 | Kodak HC110b | Epson V500

 

Tricia1218384840800_6acbee606d_b2012, snuggling with my daughter’s teddy bear after a few glasses of wine.  Polaroid 600 | Impossible Project Color 600 | Epson V500

Tricia1318719088772_8040f3696a_b2013 bridesmaid at Amanda & Jayson’s wedding which Steph & I photographed.  Nikon FM2n | Nikkor 135mm 2.8 | Kodak TMAX 100 | Kodak HC110b | Epson V500

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A different phone than 2009 where we began!  2014 downtown Frederick.  Nikon FM2n | 50mm 1.4 AIS | Ilford Delta 3200 @ 6400 | Kodak HC110b | Epson V500

I am sure that I have many more excellent photos of Tricia in my To Be Processed bags of film.  Can’t wait to add more to this gallery!  Thanks for being a muse Tricia!

 

 

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2 thoughts on “My Favourite Photos of Tricia

  1. She really is enormously photogenic. And I can’t believe you got film processing at Target as late as 2012. Out here in middle America, you can’t get processing at Target, CVS, Walgreens, Costco, et al, anymore, not for probably four or five years now.

    1. The film lab thing is in a sad state compared to 10 or more years ago. There are s few “pro” labs within an hour or so of my home which somehow are still in operation but their work is dodgy at best. Maybe the Lomo crowd are keeping them in business but for anyone talking their film work seriously, home processing and good mail order labs seem to be the only way to go for most of us. Thanks for reading!

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