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When I started this blog, way back in 2006, I had no clue how long it would last. I actually had no idea I could even write about something for more than a couple of days. It is funny how things go.
Jim (Baisao) came over yesterday for a little studio time, and experimenting with the strobes. He brought over a couple of his Rolleiflex TLR's for glamour shots. Here's the 2.8C, and his recent addition should be following shortly. This one is pretty much straight out of camera. The only edits I did were cleaning up some dust on the table. I recently picked up a couple soft silver PLM umbrellas from Paul C. Buff, and the catch lights are just incredible. I'm looking forward to experimenting…
Camera show finds
Yesterday was the August show and I did make some time to go. Prices were reasonable and bargaining fun. I had one little unpleasant event which was a...
Century Camera Co. Field Camera Used at the 1904 World's Fair.
Century Camera Co. Field Camera Used at the 1904 World's Fair. Photograph by Cary Horton, 2003. Missouri History Museum, Museum Collections. Acc.# 2000 033 0004. N27777. Photograph © 2003, Missouri History Museum. This Century Camera Company field camera and tripod were used to take snapshots at the World's Fair. The snapshots were placed in a photo album which is in the Missouri History Museum's library holdings.
1920s Kodak 2c Jr
As much as I love modern photography equipment in all its technological greatness, I still think it would be rather cool to carry about a camera with a bellows. This sucker would have run you betwe…