I must apologise for missing a week. I was too busy to even post a draft last week. I've actually been very busy this week as well but I've made the effort even though it is a rushed one. I hope you enjoy it despite my whinging.
Frank Cushing - A Boy, a Pistol, and Trouble
Camera 4 x 5 Speed Graphic
Every so often, I go through a phase of wondering what my life would be like without photography. Without the giant sucking sound coming from my wallet that represents the hobby, what would I do with the money and the time freed up? I could take more vacations, go to more interesting places I haven't been to yet, I could get more work done around the house, heck, I could probably afford a bigger house!
I get this feeling periodically when I get frustrated with my progress or lack
I thought I'd give everyone a taste of what the Thrift Store experience is like in the San Francisco Bay Area.
It all began in August when I got the notion to buy an analog camera.
My best bet was Thrift Town in El Sobrante. There I bought a Minolta Hi-Matic 9 for 15 bucks. I liked it's James Bond looks, but was disapointed when I realized that the Hi-Matic 9 was not an SLR. I put the camera in the closet and forgot about it.
Later, I decided to try again. I went
Updated 11-18-2008 at 01:24 AM by Suzie Place
For week 5 we take a break from the war, 4 x 5 cameras and from press photographers.
Arnold Hardy - The Winecoff Hotel Fire
Camera 2 x 3 Speed Graphic
Shutter & Aperture Flash @ f4.5
The Wincoff Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia was advertised as fireproof despite not being fitted with sprinklers, fire
Updated 10-31-2008 at 12:04 AM by two40
In my night photography class, EVERYONE is shooting film. In my portrait class, all but myself and one other woman are shooting digital. I understand the desire on the part of the instructor to have folks shoot digital in the portrait class, for the instant feedback. What I find interesting about it though is the chimping that the students do that totally breaks up the workflow of the portrait session. I really wish I could bring in my studio camera monster,