Bloggers Weigh In: Collecting Fountain Pens vs. Using Fountain Pens

Bloggers Weigh In: Collecting Fountain Pens vs. Using Fountain Pens This article has been on my mind for a long time now. It’s interesting to think about how people approach their collection. Most fountain pen users tend to fall into two camps: Collectors and Users. Of course there’s going to be some in between, so […]

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My Photo Setup

Recently, I got a request from Thomas Xavier on Twitter asking to outline my gear and photo setup. The blog is very photo-heavy and it’s been a journey that’s gone from miserable pictures taken on my phone to offering commercial photography services. It’s been an evolution for sure, so let’s take a look at what […]

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I Went To A Brick & Mortar Pencil Shop and It Was Awesome

I Went To A Brick & Mortar Pencil Shop and It Was Awesome I had a few errands to run in the city this week, and had heard about a shop down in SoHo completely dedicated to pencils. There has definitely been a buzz around woodcase pencils recently, and I wanted to stop in and […]

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Buying a “Grail Pen” – A How-To Guide For Purchasing Your Dream Pen

Intro This guide focuses more on purchasing a “grail pen”, but it can definitely be applied to any fountain pen purchase. I thought it would be helpful to show my rationalization and thought process behind making a big pen purchase. I recently went through quite the process to settle on my purchase of a Nakaya […]

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