My lovely wife went to Japan for a week and all I got was 18 rolls of film. Yaasss!!!
Off season paddling and my son joined me in the canoe with guys from my old club. Special time for me since he's away for school and I don't get to see him except for the holidays and summers if he doesn't have other commitments.
From Ken Rockwell's blog I learned of this repair shop in New York City that specialized in the repair of Contax/Yashica cameras. In the past year I have purchased a Contax 139Q and Yashica FX-3 Super 2000, what's nice about both cameras is they share the same mount so I can swap lenses between the … Continue reading Nippon Photoclinic
An oversized, heavy, orange, zone focusing machine. I took it to the foot of Mauna Kea and in the water off Waikiki. It's a fun thing to play with and I'm looking forward to shooting a variety of film with it.
So I have two versions of the Yashica Electro 35, the chrome GS and the black GT. The GS was serviced by Mark Hama at the beginning of 2019 and I have yet to shoot a roll of film with it. The GS worked before the service but it underexposed shots on occasion. I’m sure … Continue reading Yashica Electro GS
What disposable income I have tends to go toward my hobby of collecting film cameras. I have curtailed my purchases of new to me film cameras in 2019 and even begun to sell items that have not met my expectations or do not hold my interest any longer. For example I have sold an Olympus … Continue reading Pentax ME Super
So I have two activities, canoe paddling and film photography, that occupy my free time and both of which consume what disposable income I have. Regarding my paddling activities I went on two trips to the neighbor islands this year for distance races. The first on the Big Island for the Queen Lilioukalani and the … Continue reading Olympus OM-1n