Saturday morning again, Roadies, and time for my weekly blog roundup.
Susie Trexler shares the story and some lovely photographs of a mission-revival school building she found in Reno, NV. It’s just luscious. Read Reno’s Mission Revival Quartet of Schools
If you’re like me, you cameras stuffed into every nook and cranny of your house. James Tocchio did too, and finally cried uncle. Here’s what he did to change his gear acquisition syndrome. Read Why I Got Rid of My Camera Collection And Why You Should Too — Maybe
Here’s one for my fellow car fans. Paul Niedermeyer, writing for Curbside Classic, found a 1951 Hudson someone’s still driving. These were such futuristic cars for their time, and Paul tells the story of their streamlined, aerodynamic design against the context of their time, and how they predicted modern car design. Read Curbside Classic: 1951 Hudson Pacemaker
Jess Cotton, writing for The Book of Life, considers the incalculable value of being unhappy as teenagers. Read The Importance of Being Unhappy Teenagers
Here are the vintage camera reviews and experience reports I found this week.
- Contaflex I (Mike Connealy)
- Kodak Retina I (Mark Faulkner)
- Konica Hexar (Hamish Gill)
- Minolta Autopak 460T (blog doesn’t give a name)
- Exakta RTL1000 (John Margetts)
- Detrola Model E (Mike Eckman)
- Canon FTb (Paul Manafort)