Week #25 – Brownie Points

Yes you guessed it..  The Kodak $1.00 Brownie camera. This, though, is the Hawkeye Flash model, which was a little bit more.. Its amazing that these cameras have held their value over the years.  When they were first released they were $6.00, which meant that saving up for the average person in the ’50s was…

52rolls call for participation 2014

Now that the year is coming to an end I’ve been asked by quite a few people about next year. If we were going to continue and if so if it were possible to join. The answer to both questions is yes! Yes, 52 rolls is going to continue in 2014 and yes you can…

400TX:365 – Week 47 – Chicago II

I told you that I couldn’t capture all of Chicago in seven images…but fourteen doesn’t seem to work either. But anyways, for week 47 I decided to blow back to Chicago for a quick trip, mostly Chinatown but I did swing up into the Loop to take a visit to Central Camera (I needed fixer).…

400TX:365 – Week 46 – Remember Them

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them. Week 46 fell on the week of Remembrance Day (Veterans Day for you in the US), November 11th marks…

Roll 44 – More RedScale, Downtown Tulsa, and the XA

I took the XA, loaded with redscaled Kodak Gold 200, along with me last weekend when I had the F2 out for a stroll. Exposed at 25asa, then scanned on the V600. Apart from a little cropping, some sharpening, and a serious boost to the blacks, everything else is as scanned, no color correction whatsoever.…

Week 38 – Florence Italy and Chianti Classico

The Week: Week 38 saw the conclusion of my wine trip to Italy with time in Florence and a visit to winery Felsina in Chianti Classico. The Camera and the Film:  I shot Polypan F 50 in my Canon A-1… “I love the glow!” … sometimes with my Canon 50mm f1.4 FD lens … … sometimes…