Saturday, January 1, 2011

Archival Photo / Canon Ft


One from the summer of 1970 with the Canon Ft and the superb Canon 50mm F1.4 FL. Shot on State street in Brooklyn. A building long gone.

Friday, December 31, 2010

A new year, new photos



Let's start the new year with deep color and pleasantries. I'm always fascinated by the so called point and shoot cameras. I will call them small cameras to distinguish them from those toy like cameras that are OK but leave much to be desired. The G-9 and the G-11 are examples of such units. On a trip they are absolutely right. They are unobtrusive, light and very capable. Ho camera hassles, no changing lenses. A trip should be enjoyable, it should not turn into a photo job.
The location is Greenport Long Island on a beautiful Saturday the springtime. Speaking of which, it's not to far away.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Winter memories / Yashicamat 125-G


Memories from another storm and another winter long ago. I loved my 6X6 cameras. If they could only make a digital one where one could focus on a LCD looking down like in the TLR's it would be wonderful. It would be very easy to implement.
This picture was shot in Prospect Park, Brooklyn.
The film was Tri-X developed in Kodak D:76 full strength.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Pleasant thoughts / Nikon D-200


Thinking of Venice on these snow covered days. The lens was the 18-70 3.5-4.5 Nikkor kit lens. A great travel lens, light and unobtrusive. Image IQ is also great.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

More from my archives / Leica M-4




This was cousin Grace who lived in Washington CD or as she used to say, "in the district." To say that she was a character would be an understatement. She also had a lot of character.The lens was the 35mm F2 Summicron. The film was Tri-X developed in D-76 1:1.

The big storm / Canon G-9





These was shot by my wife Marcy with her G-9. Our poor excuse for a mayor, is more concerned about salt in the diet than in clearing the streets outside of Manhattan.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Big mama


This is what the storm looks like.

A few from my archives / Canon FT




When you are practically snowed in, you scan old photos. These were shot in 1971 in Kyoto, Japan with the Canon Ft and the Canon 50mm F 1.4 FL. A super lens. The film was Tri=X developed in D-76 1:1. The original print is on Kodak Polycontrast F double weight.

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Enough already. / Nikon 70S


I'm so sick and tired of shoveling snow that I could scream. A little color please. The lens was the kit lens: the Nikkor 18-70 3.5-4.5.

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Winter wonderland, my..... / Nikon D-700



If this is what they mean by a winter wonderland, they are kidding. This is when it all turns to black and white. I was walking my dog so I used my new 16-35 F4 Nikkor.