Scott Holcomb's photos


  • The Journey Up

    It is said in the Hopi creation story that Sotuknang caused a Great Flood to destroy the world when the people moved away from his ways. The remaining people who had hidden underground fled to the surface. I believe that I have found the route that they t…

  • The Rise and Fall of a Great Wall

    A note to want-to-be kings and emperors: Even the Great Wall of China failed to keep the Huns out of the sacred homeland. This photo was taken by an Asahi Pentax 6 X 7 medium format film camera and SMC PENTAX 67 1:4 45mm lens with a HOYA 82mm HMC Y[K2] f…

  • Cinnamon Confection

    The confectionary has prepared this delicious dessert, crumbling with tenderness and rich flavor. This photo was taken with an Asahi Pentax 6 X 7 medium format film camera with a Super-Takumar/6X7 1:2.4/105mm lens and Kowa L1A ø67 filter using Kodak Ekta…


  • Last Stand

    The rhinos of the world are backed up against the fence of extinction. Their habitat has disappeared and their horn has turned from a protective asset to a valued trophy of questionable medicinal value to their chief predator, humans. This photo was tak…

  • Rock Monster

    It has been seven and a half years since that fateful day . . . Nash and I were hiking up a trail to an enchanted dwarf cypress forest on Carson Ridge when suddenly a vicious rock monster, lured by the tie-dye shirt, lunged through the ground's surface an…

  • Cangrejosaurus Attacks

    Minding my own business while strolling by Pier 39, I witnessed a terrifying scene. A mutant crab was on a rampage preparing to devour an innocent couple who were unaware of the imminent danger. Before shouting out a warning I took this photo. As we fle…


  • Cornered Reindeer

    One of Santa's reindeers was not pleased when I cornered him against a fence during during his holiday rounds. So, I sang to him, "Erfülle meinen Wunsch Alles, was ich zu Weihnachten will, bist du (ein Foto)". This photo was taken by a Kiev 88C medium…

  • Waiting for the Night Shift

    The little lighthouse enjoys a beautiful day on the coast awaiting the night shift when his beacon of light will guide ships to safety. This photo was taken by a Yashica-D TLR medium format camera with a Yashikor 1:3.5 f=80mm taking lens using Fuji Reala…

  • Grosvenor Arch

    And so castles made of sand Slip into the sea eventually (Jimmy Hendrix) This photo was taken by an Asahi Pentax 6 X 7 medium format film camera and Super-Multi-Coated Macro-Takumar/6X7 1:4/135mm lens with a Zenza Bronica 67mm SO56•2C(YA3) filter using K…


  • House of Peace

    A white house (signifying purity and goodness) with a peace sign in it's window is taking no chances, as it stands behind an imposing wall topped by a wrought iron fence. This photo was taken by a Kowa/SIX medium format film camera with a Kowa 1:4/40mm l…

  • Stepping Stone

    If you wish to achieve lofty goals in your life, you must use a series of stepping stones to succeed in fulfilling your objectives. This photo was taken by a Kowa/SIX medium format film camera and KOWA 1:3.5/55mm lens with a Zenza Bronica 67mm SO56•2C(YA…

  • Spectral Traveler

    Perhaps you have imagined time travel or entering some other dimensional alternate universe parallel to our own. The truth be told, I have discovered how to exist and journey in a universe within and between the wavelengths of specific light spectrum - an…


  • Nature's Feminine Side

    Think Pink! This photo was taken by a Kowa/SIX medium format film camera and a KOWA LENS-S 1:3.5/150mm lens with a Kowa L1A ø67 filter using Fuji 160NS (220) film, the negative scanned by an Epson Perfection V600 and digitally rendered with Photoshop.

  • Challenge

    Find the Bighorn Sheep One of the last stages of post-processing a scanned film negative is to "clean up" the dust and lint using digital tools (Healing and Clone brushes) at high magnification. Once in a while, I discover something within the photo that…

  • On Track

    I am on track in my goal to get off the beaten track several times a year! This photo was taken by a Kowa/SIX medium format film camera with a KOWA 1:3.5/55mm lens and Kowa L-1A ø67 filter using Kodak Portra 800 film, the negative scanned by an Epson Per…


  • Alien World

    Breaking News Nasa's InSight Lander has just sent it's first image from Mars as planned. Please Standby . . . We are having technical difficulties and apologize to our viewers. The image that you see appears to be from Utah and not from Mars. The moment…

  • The Trail of Enchantment

    From Sunset Point in Bryce Canyon National Park, a pathway leads adventurers through a fantasyland of colorful rock formations. This photo was taken with an Asahi Pentax 6 X 7 medium format film camera with a Super-Takumar/6X7 1:2.4/105mm lens and Kowa L…

  • In An Alternate Spectrum

    Somewhere under an alien sun. This photo was taken by an Asahi Pentax 6 X 7 medium format film camera with a Super-Multi-Coated Macro-Takumar/6X7 1:4/135mm lens and HOYA 67mm INFRARED (R72) filter using Rollei IR 400 film, the negative scanned by an Epso…


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