💻 I am incredibly fortunate to work in a highly professional industry, with generally good and very smart people, for terrific pay. I have children who have not been so fortunate. Someone who writes as Resident Contrarian writes about the kinds of jobs available in that not-so-fortunate world, and how badly they can treat the people who work them. It mirrors what my children have experienced. Read What Does “Shitty Job” Mean in the Low-Skill, Low-Pay World?
📷 This week I wrote about old cameras breaking down and how the people who repair them aren’t getting any younger. Then Ryan Jones wrote an article on 35mmc about how he’s learned camera repair — a young man picking up the mantle. It’s a lovely essay, go read it. Read The Case for Patience — Film Photography and Camera Repair
📷 arh reviews the Exa 1a, a 35mm SLR with a waist-level viewfinder and a blazing top shutter speed of 1/175 sec. Read Exa 1a
📷 I like old cameras you don’t see every day like the Olympus 35S 35mm rangefinder from 1955. James Tocchio reviews one. Read Olympus 35S 35mm Rangefinder Camera Review
📷 Henri Toivonen reviews the Reveni Labs spot meter. It’s a tiny little meter you can clip into your camera’s accessory shoe. He points out some challenges with it that make it not so pleasant to use. Read Reveni Labs Spot Meter review
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