Don’t Leave Home Without It….


Almost every time I leave my house, I ask myself, “Should I bring my camera?” Because none of my cameras fit easily into my pocket, so I debate if the outing is really worth lugging around such a big clunky piece of equipment, especially now that my camera of choice to lug is my Rollei and for that I have to bring a light meter as well… so on a hike it is not ideal.

But inevitably, if I don’t bring a camera, I will wish I had… so I am trying to do better about not asking and just bringing. And last week when I went on a hike with my friend Rebecca and our dog friends for her birthday, I, without a second thought, stuck my Rollei in a bag and soon into the hike I was glad I did….


About the author paige green

Paige Green is a documentary and portrait photographer, whose storytelling approach to photography frequently addresses issues involving agriculture, land use, and food. Her work is featured in nine books and has been published in Glamour, National Geographic Traveler, New York Times Magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, GQ, Country Living, House Beautiful, and Culture. Paige lives in Petaluma, CA with a house full of boys.

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  1. Honored I am to make it onto the blog. And what a cute dog! Window gazing deer is a great shot too, I especially love the illuminated tree. Thanks for a wonderful afternoon!


  2. oh fab photo of Rebecca. And I dig your watermark. So sorry to hear about the dump…internet dating is hit or miss for sure but for every heartache, there is a success story.


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