Every week I round up my favorite posts from the blogs I follow.
Simon Kidd, who also collects and uses old cameras, made a book out of family photos for his parents 50th anniversary. He walks us through it in a video, in which you get to hear his great Scottish accent (as he lives in Edinburgh). Read A Brief History of a Family
Fellow roadie Denny Gibson remembers a 1965 Barracuda he owned. It burned oil; he kept a crate of 30-weight in the boot and sometimes had to pull over to add oil. Ah, the old days. Read My Wheels — Chapter 14: 1965 Barracuda
Matt Lambros takes beautiful photos of abandoned and decaying, but formerly grand, old theaters. This week, he showcased Loew’s Canal Theatre in New York City. Read Loew’s Canal Theatre
It seems inevitable that most brick-and-mortar camera stores will eventually close, squeezed out by the vast selection online. It’s no fun when the only one near you closes, as Mark O’Brien recently experienced. Read The Last One Standing…Closes. Huron Camera, RIP Dec. 2014