I've always had a constant yearning to repair my dad's old Canon AE-1, yet it remains a decoration on my bedside table. I have an appreciation for the medium, but it hasn't convinced me it can be a useful tool for me professionally.
I visited San Francisco a couple months ago. It was the first trip that really showed what my tilt-shift lens could do. As we ventured through the city, I did a lot of looking up. City life is a little different for someone who grew up in suburbia and retreats to the forest.