Saturday, June 26

Summers

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I remember in vivid detail the first time my shaky hands held an SLR camera.

It was a few summers ago when I printed my first roll of films. I was shooting recklessly, like as if it was my first time, too, to see the world.

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I remember it now because I'm dying to take photos again. It has been awhile since I last took my camera for a walk (just like a dog), or even aim it at everything or anything at all. I've been immensely busy finishing the manuscript for my master's degree. If there's only something that I can do.

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Anyway, this summer, when all this uni stuff is done and delivered, I'd go back to taking photos, singing with my guitar, drinking beer on sidewalks, biking around the neighborhood, or scavenging Tokyo for Haruki Murakami's house. I can't wait to do all of these!

In the mean time, I'm dozing off, and maintaining this geeky mode until further notice.

PS. Photos from my first roll of films, some summers back.

5 comments:

Molpaka said...

So, from now on hardworking you are. Looking for your comeback with those sounds great you mention to do.

ara said...

hey mike! long time no see:)
how are you these days?

did you gen my email?
if you don't mind i want to drink with you some time.
so, please let me know about your schedule thing!:)

Molly Blues said...

oh, i'm dying to take photos again, too. since my camera doesn't work i feel like i've lost a piece of myself.

i love the simplicity of your blog and your pictures.

nanaaaa said...

hey Mike, I'm not sure when you will finish all the school stuff, but your summer plan sounds too awesome! Mind if I join? since I just got to Tokyo and will stay for a while.
Let me know how your schedule is like.
Will email you my Tokyo cell # and mobile email.
Let's hang out with some beers and photography!

pomme said...

I hope your summer is fine!