I'll be living vicariously through the threads of these meetups for a couple of years. So keep posting the great shots! When I'm back, I'd love to see these in person.
I've printed a few from our outing. They are scans from RC prints. The slab sculpture is a Holga shot.
I received a postcard announcing there is a Photorama swap event, Sunday, Sept. 1, Cleveland-Richfield Days Inn, 4742 Brecksville Rd. Richfield, about half a mile south of the OH Turnpike entrance. This is right across the street from where we had Sunday breakfast. No fee is shown on the post card, but it is usually $5 or $2 with student ID.
Darn it. I have to go to a Birthday party that day near Pittsburgh or I'd be there for sure...
What sort of things does one usually find at a Photrama swap meet? The South Bend-Mishawaka-Elkhart area hasn't had a photo swap meet for over a decade now.
This show has gotten a lot smaller over the years, but we would love to have you visit. Usually there is a heavy concentration of 35mm gear from the 50s through the 80s and more recent digital. There will be some tables with medium format, some 4x5 stuff and occasionally some antique cameras of all formats. I used to go for one vendor who always brought four cartons of books at reasonable prices. He no longer comes. Others in this group have had more success than I, so please comment.
Darn! I'll be out of town. Over the years, I have gotten NOS 5x7 holders, rh designs darkroom timer, lightware bag, zone VI brilliant paper and other odds and ends. Last time, a guy had a bunch of Canon promotional stuff and I ended up with several new lens cleaning cloths, lens wraps and a golf umbrella. I have found that if I'm looking for something in particular, I never find it. Also, lots of filters and lens caps. As John mentioned, it's getting smaller.