Category Archives: About Photography

Photography . . . do it matter?

I recently wrote a post about buying the soon-to-be-released Nikon P1000. Some of the comments had me thinking about photography in general and my photography in particular. That’s right . . . I did some thinking.   One of the best … Continue reading

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Nikon P1000 . . . should I buy one?

Note: just to be clear, the title is a rhetorical question; I’m not asking anyone to answer it. I’m actually asking myself and sorting out the answer in the writing below.  Lectorem monuit est: while this might be of passing … Continue reading

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Super Bowl XLVII: Pre-Game Tea

I had no horse (pardon the pun) in the Super Bowl XLVIII race, but if pressed, I marginally would have preferred the Broncos to win. It’s not just that I know more Bronco fans than Seahawks fans. I had caught … Continue reading

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Agfa Ansco Jsolette (Isolette) V

Can you believe it? Another $25 camera with case. Before I continue I should mention that while these leather cases are neat-looking, they are most impractical, getting in the way more often than not, and they are not easy to … Continue reading

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Agfa Ansco Viking Camera

 What do we have here? It looks like a slightly damaged case to what appears a fairly substantial camera . . . It is an Agfa-Ansco Viking camera, and depending what one might read, it’s either from the early 1940s, … Continue reading

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A8 Agfa Ansco Cadet Special Box Camera

One of the reasons I like antique shops is the opportunity for interesting and sometimes amusing photos. But there is a serious intent to these visits . . . Melisa looks for things she is interested in, and I look … Continue reading

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