💻 I know a couple who, upon their marriage, created a new last name for themselves from parts of their former last names. But most of us either keep our last name, or take our partner’s last name. Ann Althouse thinks about the aesthetics of taking your partner’s last name. Read When should the man take the woman’s last name?
💻 The average monthly payment for a new car has nearly doubled in the last four years. Matt Posky looks into why. Read Report: Regular People Cannot Afford New Cars Anymore
💻 All my adult life I’ve tended to commit myself 100% and then find myself burning out, and then shedding commitments to give myself more down time, and then becoming bored and recommitting myself 100%, lather, rinse, repeat. Ashley Janssen says, what would happen if you just committed yourself 80% instead? Read How to Live at 80 Percent
📷 I’ve always shot Kodak T-Max P3200 at 3200. But there’s a lot of chatter out there about it being better at 1600, or 1000, or 800. Dmitry looks at the film in depth and comes away recommending 3200. Read Kodak T-MAX P3200 Black and White Film Review
📷 Some people make their own 110 film by cutting 16mm off the end of a roll of 120. The rest of that roll of 120 is just short of the 46mm width of 127 film. It’s like 120 is two, two, two films in one! Peggy Marsh did this recently and shot the 127 leftover in her Yashica 44. Read Yashica 44 and expired films
📷 Echo Lens Photography gives a good retrospective of the Vest Pocket Kodak, the first camera for 127 film. It has an important place in photographic history, supplanted only as 35mm became more popular. Read A Vest Pocket Kodak Camera Retrospective
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