Welcome to 52 Cameras, in which I take a weekly stroll through the wonders of film photography. Produced from 1953 to 1967, the M3 defined the shape of classic Leicas to follow. It introduced a beautiful combined rangefinder/viewfinder window and the M series bayonet mount lenses. Descendants of the M3 are still in production today.Continue reading “52 Cameras Week 1 – Leica M3”
I've changed my mind on the 365 Project. I'm enjoying myself but feeling constrained by my instant cameras. There are so many more engineering and artistic marvels just sitting on my shelves begging to be used. Details after the jump. 2.19.13 Test Shot FP100c in Beth's 'new' Polaroid 420 with electronic flash. 2.20.13 Safety GatesContinue reading “Wrapping up”
Like I need more to occupy my time. . . Yesterday Anita, Cricket and I hiked Mt. Willard. It was a nice day, but a bit hazy. At the top, we stumbled onto a Letterbox. This is basically like a geocache, but without the high-tech. It seems the hobby has been around the UK sinceContinue reading “New Hobbies”
. . .so little time to blog about it. In the past 9 days I’ve attended a parade with the Mack, been to the Swan Boats with Beth, been to the farm, run a speeder excursion, and worked 3 24s. Not to mention considering moving to NH. And back to work for another 24 tomorrow.
From Union Pacific… The MT-14 arrived back fr0m the Boatyard today. Woohoo! If the weather holds, I hope to go for a shakedown run on Friday. Thank you to Warren, Tim, Brian, and the Island Street crew! Looking forward to steaming on Saturday, too.
Ericka dragged me to Florida this week for a surprise getaway. Dragged, really. Kicking and screaming.:-) See? Three days, two nights at the Tween Waters Inn on Captiva Island. We had a cute cabin, a cute rental car, and a nice time. Have to do this again sometime.
Just posted the companion to this over at Firepics.net. Click here for more from the album. Iain and I found this on I-95 back in 11/05. You don’t often see a P-15 loose in the wild. This one was retired from Pease AFB and was headed to its new home on the West Coast.