One of the downsides of being a busy camera collector is that I often can't remember details of my shoots. I recently finished a roll of Velvia 100 slide film around the firehouse, but I cannot remember which camera I was using. It was something 35mm, and probably a Nikon SLR. Stickman gets in so… Continue reading Week 23 – Firehouse
Every summer we swear we will keep the craziness in check. We will limit our activities and commitments. This year we really meant it. We limited the number of horse shows and trips we had planned. Things were looking and feeling good. And yet. . . Saturday: First day with Kiddo back from her grandparents'.… Continue reading Craziness
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I have slowed my camera collecting recently and have even de-accessioned pieces which I don't care about. This spring I spent a few weeks watching a Craigslist ad for a Mamiyaflex C2, and when it didn't move I gave the owner a call. I have heard great things about Mamiya TLRs. At first blush I… Continue reading Week 22 – WOW!
Lately I find myself attracted to early automatic SLRs. My Canon T70 was a 99 cent eBay find which uses Canon FD-mount lenses, and it arrived just before we left for NYC. If anything happened to it in the Big Apple, I would miss the 50mm/1.4 lens more than the camera body. We took it… Continue reading Week 18a – More NYC
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For Roll #18 we return slightly closer to the present. Last week Beth and I traveled to New York City for a brief couple of days. The first rolls back are HP5 developed at home. Grand Central Terminal during the evening rush hour. There is a couple in the center of the frame dancing. Camera:… Continue reading Week 18 – NYC