[M505] Week 16 – Requalification

Every spring I take one day in April to go to Seashore Trolley Museum and renew my driver’s license. It’s a little boy’s dream. I get to play with full-scale antique trains. There is no such thing as a bad day behind the controls. Of course I brought a camera. See the rest of the…

Minolta x700 and a wedding reception

A friend had a wedding reception on a boat in Portland.  I brought along a Minolta x700 on an auto winder, with a 50mm lens. It mostly worked. This camera had been acting up before, but I thought it was working fine again if I was using the auto winder.  Unfortunately,  I lost a few…

Week 19 – New film, new adventure

Finally, after an entire box worth of Arista EDU 400, I got to a comfortable place with my Crown Graphic.  I replaced the lens that was sticking, and I rated the film at 100: boom.  Success!  And oh no, they are out of that film at Freestyle!  So, tho my heart (and bank account) quaked,…

Double Trouble

Week 21 is brought to you through a Canon Elan 7N, 50/1.4 lens, Fuji Superia 200 and a large dose of operator error. My granddaughter is actually no trouble at all, so doubles of her are just fine. The title is nostalgic of my childhood in the 1960s – there was a cartoon by this…