when i bought my speed graphic it came with he camera. there was a 127 tominon on it
and the lens and shutter performed perfectly. over the years the shutter began to stick
and at one point the end of my shutter release got jammed inside the mechanism.
i am no shutter repair person, but i am foolish sometimes.
i have been known to take things apart not having any idea how to put them back together.
travel clocks ended up a pike of springs and gears, roller blind
over the last few years i have sold prints either on ebay or through my storefront on imagekind ...
the proceeds went to either dr's without borders in haiti or the japan society to help in in the aftermaths
of the earthquakes. this time around, i am donating proceeds to ever print sale ( 50% ) to
my local food bank. i usually to to our local pantry and donate bulk food that i buy extra,
but instead, i am going to donate $$$.
i am not selling through
Updated 11-30-2011 at 09:26 PM by jnanian
the current thread technique vs. from the gut got me thinking ..
while i know i am not without any technique at all,
i know my camera/s, i know how my film works, i know how my developer
renders a negative or positive print ... but i don't stop and think about every thing i do.
in the end i don't care what happens ...
and i let entropy do its thing.
many years ago i bought a cyclone 3 falling plate camera.
its a primitive 4x5 box camera that has
the rain came down hard
i saw cats and dogs running away
the streets were filled with rivers
the dogs and cats floated away
the sun's out today
the sky checkered with scalloped clouds
cold fall morning
nothing stinks more than processing 6 rolls of 120 film at once
using developer that worked not too long ago
only to realize it was nearly dead ...
after the film was fixed and washed