I was out walking the other day, heading for the mailbox, and crossing the street I noticed a shiny coin near the gutter on the other side.
It was a nickel. Heads-up, so fair game. It’s bad luck to pick up coins that’re tails-up, don’t you know. 8^)
I scraped away some of the schmutz from the face of the coin and saw that it was a 1970 S, minted in San Francisco. Cool.
’70 was a significant year in my life.
Best of 2018
I’m tickled… my TtV ‘Rusty hearts’ from back in May made JPG Magazine’s Best of 2018.
It must have bothered me. Not enough to act immediately, but I’ve felt compelled lately to right a wrong that occurred some 10 years ago.
I really liked it. Was getting a lot of use out of it, too. I even took it to Omaha, Nebraska. Walked all over town with it while attending a conference for the university. Got amazing results with it. I absolutely loved the user-interface and menu system. Check out the specs on DPReview…
And then one day after work I was getting out of the truck and I dropped it. It wasn’t the first time that had happened. It was the third. And final.
It came with one strap lug and a hand strap. Not my favorite set-up. I’ll never be a fan of that configuration.
I absolutely loved the user-interface and menu system.
Over the years, I’d occasionally scour eBay to see if anyone was selling theirs. In early November I finally found a used Samsung NV11 in near mint condition for an extremely reasonable price. $66, including shipping.
When it arrived, I spent a couple of days reacquainting myself. Played with all the settings and took a bunch of meaningless pictures that eventually got deleted.
It was one of three cameras I used yesterday while on a photo stroll near the Texas State Capitol in Austin. PhotowalksATX. Great gang of folk.
I purposely set it to black and white and ISO 1600, and off I went…
Bald guy with glasses
Fall ‘RoidWeek 2018.
Today is the last day of Fall ‘RoidWeek 2018. I uploaded two-a-day starting Sunday.
All my instant shots were made with the Fujifilm Instax Square SQ10.
There were plenty of awesome instants uploaded over the past week, check out the pool on Flickr.
Here are my contributions…
From around 10 years ago, found while sifting through the archives.
I don’t always see the good in an image ’til later. In this case, much later.
I love how the eye is lead from bottom to top, in a clockwise semi-circle, with the last flower barely visible in the blown-out background.
It’s like the little blossoms are lining up for take off.
Shot with an iPhone 4S. The image quality beats the hell out of the first digital cameras I owned. Technology is really something amazing.