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McCain Rally, 2000

I was never a photojournalist, but I got a press pass to cover the John McCain Rally at Gonzaga University in 2000, by virtue, I guess, of being the only regular photographer on staff at the University. 629 more words

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So you'd like to shoot film?

If you’re old, like me, chances are you’ve used a film camera, or at least seen someone else using a film camera. If you were born after the 1990s or, if you were born in this century, then you may have never even seen a film camera, or film. 1,464 more words

Computers And Internet

Olympus XA2

I just found this camera in a box of old camera stuff. I saw something else online about the series of cameras Olympus made back in the early 80’s, so I put some batteries in and thought I’d test it out. 299 more words


Research Tips For Your Spring into Summer

The above photograph taken in Selma, Alabama, makes me long for lemonade on a shaded porch, with friends and good conversation. As we quickly move from Spring into Summer, which happens fast here in the South, the following tips may help you turn those lazy hazy days into useful research time. 1,759 more words


Photography as Memory: part  2

Memory Making

Photography is not always about making memories, but sometimes it is just that.  That’s the part the KODAK emphasized in its concept and in its advertising. 2,241 more words

Reflections On Photography

Photography as Memory: part 1

There was a cardboard box full of memories, mostly black and white photographs, contact prints from roll film cameras, some documents, like an honorable discharge from the U.S. 1,442 more words

Reflections On Photography

35mm film and Everyman’s Camera of an Age Not Quite Gone By

When I was still a kid, maybe 8 years old, I got to take some pictures with my parents Kodak Duaflex 620 camera, flash bulb and all. 1,593 more words

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