North of Onhava

Official Website of Novelist and Screenwriter James Greer

Category: photography

Water Music

Theme music: “Car Wash”

Bad Polaroids

Recently, rooting through my garage, I came across an old Polaroid JoyCam which must have been given to me sometime in the early- to mid-90s. I also found several cartridges of very old and poorly stored Polaroid film. So I figured I’d see what would happen if I tried to use the old camera with […]

Sunset Gun

“Photography is unclassifiable because there is no reason to markĀ  this or that of its occurrences; it aspires, perhaps, to become as crude, as certain, as noble as a sign…. Whatever it grants to vision and whatever its manner, a photograph is always invisible: it is not it that we see.” Roland Barthes, Camera Lucida […]

Sky Writing

When I was young we used to call this a mackerel sky. Maybe we still do. I don’t know, I’m not young anymore.