The Grotto

Praying at the Grotto
Exposure: 2 minutes 3 seconds.

What can I say about The Grotto in Portland, Oregon? It is a place where Catholics go to pray, where college students go to trip, and where irreverent ex-Catholics go to laugh at the holy water and statuettes sold in the gift shop. It is also a fantastic place for pinhole photography.

I don’t know how to describe it so I will just link to their website so you can go read all about it yourself if you are so inclined.

I liked several of the photos that I took that day. I guess The Lord likes pinhole photography too.  Or the Photography Gods like The Grotto.  Either way, I’ll take it.

You can see more from this excursion on my blog, Blatherskite.

Prayer candles
Exposure: 3 minutes 41 seconds.

Camera: Zero 2000
Film: Ektar 100
Pinhole: 0.18mm
Focal Length: 25mm
ISO: 100
Aperture: f138
Dev: C-41 by Lab
Scan:Epson V500

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