After my blackberry picking experience that I talked about here, I decided to go to another "u-pick" farm for fresh summer fruit. This time, I chose to visit Red River Peach Orchard outside Gainesville, Texas, and picked a whopping 25 pounds of amazingly yummy peaches! While out in the beautiful orchard, I took this photo of riped peaches drenched in morning light. I immediately fell in love with it!
When I got home, I decided to make my very first jam ever! I made eight pints of peach jam, and found it to be a time-consuming, but fun and easy, process! Here's a photo I took of my first jars of yummy peach jam:
My First Jam (2008) Camera: Polaroid Sx-70 Film: Polaroid Time-Zero (expired)
Not only did I make jam, but I made two cobblers, some delicious peach salsa, and I put up three huge freezer bags full of peaches into the freezer! I also ate about a million peaches! They were amazingly juicy and sweet!
As you can see from this post, I had a wonderful time making Polaroid pinhole photographs while up in Minnesota visiting Lake Superior last month. I also had a wonderful time shooting photos with my Sx-70 using a sweet pack of expired Time-Zero film that my friend Cassandra gave me last year. Here are three of my favorites. I love the way the expired emulsion casts fire upon the lake; fire and water dance together in the incomparable magic of time-zero.
Even though it's about a million degrees here in Texas now, I went out on the 2nd in the early evening to pick blackberries. It was a lot of fun, and so inexpensive! Nearly a gallon of yummy blackberries cost only $12! The sweat and toil gave me a renewed appreciation for farm workers, too.
Here's my bounty! :)
Blackberry Picking (2008) Camera: Polaroid SX-70 Film: Polaroid SX-70 Blend Location: Duck Creek Blackberries in Sanger, Texas, USA
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