Gee they were the good ol' days of long-haul bicycle touring...
Okay, back in 1988, what were you using for:
(1) Top most-used camera?
*** Canon T90 w/ FD 28-105mm f3.5
(2) Top most-used color film?
*** Kodachrome 200 (professional version)
(3) Top most-used paper?
*** Cibachrome (as it was known then), RA4
(4) B&W enlarger w/ color pack, dichro color enlarger, or somethine else? - Bonus points if you can you remember the model!
*** Used a friend's country darkroom: 3 enlargers (all dichroic) I can recall in his studio/darkroom. I dabbled in B&W there occasionally (Panatomic X) while my friend shot everything exclusively on colour film (Kodak, definitely) as his work was all weddings/receptions. The only real free-time we had together in the darkroom was Sunday afternoons when he had cleared shoots, proofing, sorting and presentation tasks.
Camera and film shared a big handlebar bag on what was then the "newest and boldest" style of bicycle touring: an MTB bike. I covered many thousands of kilometres around Australia (also including the then primitive crossing to Tasmania) and a guided tour in New Zealand with this kit, all the while shooting Kodachrome (when I look back on those slides now I see how much we have aged since we were fresh-faced, wide-eyed and wrinkle-free!!). Decades later I retain a soft spot of affection for the T90.
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