Week 36!: Color Kodak and a Nikon F

I’m late this week with my submission! Oh no! I have a bunch of consumer film i bought for cheeep so I’m shooting the shit out of it and enjoying it. Here’s some shots from my trusty Nikon F. This thing is a beast. It’s heavy, it’s not contoured for comfort, it is all utilitarian…

[Mack505] Week 30 – Stingrays and extreme selfies

My Lomography Spinner 360 is a fun niche camera. I usually keep it loaded for those interesting moments. Mrs. Mack 505 owns an interesting Cadillac. Her dealer is also the 2nd largest Corvette dealer in the US. I spent a morning there for routine maintenance. I also carried the Spinner 360 on a sunny afternoon…

Even more tiny flowers

Barren Grounds Nature Reserve has become my regular haunt this year. If the weather improves a little next weekend, I might head further south looking for flowers. This series was taken with my Chamonix 045F1 View Camera and Rodenstock Ysaron 75mm lens. As these macro photos are taken in the wild, I aim for a…

Rolls 39 & 40: Pinhole Potpourri

There is a side effect to being a prolific designer of pinhole cameras to which anyone who collects working cameras can attest. It is this: There’s always a roll of film in a camera that hasn’t yet been finished.  When I finally process the film, it is like opening a time capsule. So it is with this first…

[Mack505] Week 29 – little blue engine

For 2 weeks in July of every year, the Cotton Valley Rail Trail Club brings its railcars to the Conway Scenic Railroad. We provide rides in the yard as a sideshow for a certain little blue (highly commercialized) engine. This year I was carrying my Yashicamat LM. I don’t remember which film this was, but…

Rolls 36, 37 & 38: Pinhole Meetups, The Good and Lonely

The Seattle Camera Obscura Photography Enthusiasts Society SCOPES usually has a meetup once a month or so. We converge on a location and share some QT shooting pinhole, with camera show and tell, and often some adult refreshments to wrap it up.  These three rolls of film represent two meetups (and some extra post-meetup) shots. The…

[Mack505] Week 27 – Pre-delivery

I continue to shoot film regularly, but I’ve fallen behind with scanning and posting. Week 25 featured the delivery of my fire company’s newest addition. The week prior, we went to the dealer for pre-delivery inspection. This was our first view when we entered the garage. It looks strange without its stripes.I brought along my…