How many times do we fear other's opinions and allow that to hamper our creativity?
Now I live in lower slower Delaware and for those of you who don't know, well, we have, well, um . . . FLAT! No mountains, no fast water, no endless prairies, no wild surf on our beaches (the very few without condos), no wide rivers (only creeks with self esteem issues), just wall to wall flat. FLAT! Hence, not many photographers are tripping over their predecessors to pile into our lovely little
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