What We’ve Been Up To Lately

Down the Hog Line

“I’ve been everywhere, man!”

Well, sort of. After our trip to Newfoundland (which was fantastic, by the way), we decided to take up geocaching because we nerds needed a nerdy reason to go outside and enjoy the great outdoor. Geocaching sounds like a nerdy enough reason, even if it sometimes makes us do really stupid things, like checking out all the plaque on every single park bench down by the river for clues. But at least it gets us to use our legs and walk!

Geocaching also, more often than not, brings good photo opportunities. Many geocachers are thoughtful enough to hide their caches in scenic areas and some hidden gems. I’ve seen some beautiful old churches and old cemeteries I wouldn’t have known existed otherwise. I also love driving through beautiful Ontario farmland and checking out the random cows and horses and the occasional donkeys. It’s not really a way to save on gas, but eh, everything has its cost. And I get to take some pretty pictures.

This past weekend, we got to hide our first geocache! You see, I’ve been obsessed with sudoku puzzles lately and one night I had a dream about sudoku and geocaching. So we decided to combine sudoku and geocaching and made our first hide a puzzle cache. The puzzles are like the easiest sudoku puzzles in the world but hey, it was our first cache and we wanted people to go find it! We might make the puzzles a little harder for the next one.

Um, what else? Oh, I started selling expired film and some of my cameras on Etsy two weeks ago, and I’ve got three sales so far! Without any marketing! Maybe I just got lucky. I need to list more items but it’s been rainy and cloudy lately and I need good natural light for my product shots. Not a big fan of flash/artificial light here. My Etsy shop is called Many Cameras.

I already got a domain called manycameras.com before I started the shop. The original plan was to install an online shop front there, but then I got lazy. Not wanting it to go to waste, two days ago I decided to start a new photoblog there where I post my favourite photos that I shot on film only with many different cameras. If you’re on Tumblr, feel free to follow me. Even if you’re not on Tumblr, you can still subscribe to the RSS feed. And here goes the link to Many Cameras, the photoblog.

And that’s all what we’ve been up to lately. Yes, very exciting indeed!