Finding the Great Pumpkin | Portland, Oregon Family Photographer

October 28, 2013

I’m Marla
Sprinkled throughout this journey are the little joys, moments of inspiration, and snippets of life that add color to our human experience. Join me as we embrace the beauty of imperfect perfection, the magic of a beautiful moment, and the endless possibilities of creativity.

My daughter and I have visited Sauvie Island Farms every year since she was three for our great pumpkin finding adventures. It is not the most popular farm on Sauvie Island, which is one of its great appeals… it is also very wide open, big, and beautiful. A real working farm, with a variety of crops and offerings throughout the year, we venture here many times annually as a result. For the pumpkin excursion this year, I brought a film camera only, which caused a slight issue when I realized I arrived with a dying battery and no spares in my bag. I highly encourage having a spare battery in general; it’s even better when one keeps it readily available while shooting. Here is a glimpse at our afternoon.

And lastly, the triple exposure image that resulted from shooting on a mostly dead battery.

Camera: Contax 645
Film: Fuji 400H, developed and scanned by Photovision

Marla Cyree of Simply Splendid specializes in film photography in Portland, Oregon as a newborn, family, and wedding photographer.

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  1. Jennifer Capozzola says:

    These are wonderful! I love each and every one. Fantastic job with the film! Come to FIND Montauk!

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