Bill Hansen considers himself smarter than the average bear, although fortunately he has never had to put that hypothesis to a test. He was born at a very young age and, much to his chagrin, has been getting progressively older ever since. He has a lovely B.A. in Cultural Anthropology adorning his bathroom wall and it is, by far, the single most expensive piece of paper he owns. An award-winning photographer currently based out of Syracuse, NY, Bill's work has been exhibited multiple times at the New York State Fair and has been featured in several shows across Central New York.

He enjoys taking long walks on the beach; spontaneously going on adventures with his beautiful wife, even if it means driving twelve-hours just to try duck-fat-fried poutine; and sometimes, just sometimes, he finds subtle satisfaction in a good cup of coffee.

If given a choice, Bill would rather be in Hawaii.

Category Archives: Trees

S95 – Markhor on High

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Rosamond Gifford Zoo, Syracuse, NY. November 2014.


Quiet Morning in the Adirondacks II

Lake Eaton, NY

Holga Hike – Beaver Lake Nature Center

Wood Swamp, Beaver Lake, Baldwinsville, NY. Holga on Ilford HP5+, developed in Diafine.

Alas & alack, it just wasn’t meant to be…

I didn’t submit my Holga Hike image in time due to a mix of FedEx fumbling the delivery date of my fresh developer, family visiting for Easter and a misinterpretation of a vague deadline.

C’est la vie.

The good news is Randy from HolgaMods assures me that he’ll be running another Holga Hike in the Fall. So hopefully I’ll have better luck with that one.

At the very least, I was able take my wife on a lovely nature walk around Beaver Lake, while enjoying the beautiful first day of Spring; that was more than enough of a reward in & of itself.

Oh, and I also ended up taking a couple of photographs as well (all images taken with a Holga on Ilford HP5+, developed in Diafine):

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Fallen Leaves, Beaver Lake, Baldwinsville, NY.

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Sapling, Beaver Lake, Baldswinsville, NY.

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Trees above, Beaver Lake, Baldwinsville, NY.

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BHF – Waikiki Sunset

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Waikiki Sunset, taken with a flipped lens BHF, Kodak Ektar 100

Another image from my trip to O’ahu this past December. My wife & I were hurrying along, trying to get from the hotel to the House Without a Key for cocktails, after spending a little bit too long at the beach that day. We had just started our mile-long stroll when I startled my wife by suddenly running out into the middle of the street, just to capture the scene relatively unobstructed with my favorite blurry-cam.

Of course, my wife chided me for violating the “No running out into traffic while in Hawaii” rule, but I think the result was worth it.

See more:
Gallery: fBHF – O’ahu 2009

BHF – More from the Adirondacks

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NY 86, near Lake Placid, NY.

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Ausable River.

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High Falls Gorge.

All taken with a flipped lens Brownie Hawkeye Flash, Rollei Retro 400 developed in Diafine.

Expired Film – Dragonfly

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Taken with a Kodak Brownie Fiesta on expired (Nov 1962) Montgomery Ward Panchromatic 127 film, developed in Diafine.

Diana F – Tree bark

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Tree root on the shore of Onondaga Lake.

Shot with a vintage Diana F on Fuji Neopan 400 developed in Diafine.

Haudenosaunee Peace Tree

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The Haudenosaunee Peace Tree in Onondaga Lake Park.

Holga with red filter, Ilford HP5 Plus developed in Diafine.

Onondaga Lake Park

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Spring is springing here in CNY. Beautiful day at the park.

Chittenango Falls & The Parking lot of Green Lake State Park

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