Recommended reading

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๐Ÿ’ป Putting it there broke all sorts of rules, but now the very people whose rules were broken embrace the thing as a local landmark. It’s a shark sticking out of the roof of a row house in Headington, Oxford, England, and Michael McNeill has a photo and its story. Read The Headington Shark

Family bocce
Nikon Df, 28-200mm f/3.5-5.6G AF Nikkor, 2023

๐Ÿ’ป Stephen Dowling remembers the Evening Standard, a London newspaper that did all right as newspapers declined — right up until Covid killed its evening-commuter audience. Read Single Frame: ES eyes

๐Ÿ’ป If you want to know all of the arcane details about a particular model of camera, you need but ask a collector, says warns Jerome. Read Never Talk to Camera Collectors — You’ve Been Warned!

๐Ÿ“ท Dave Jenkins continues his Seeing Photos series by sharing a tip: look for something out of place. He shares some examples. Read Seeing Photos: Look for Something Out of Place

๐Ÿ“ท Kevin Allan reviews an old folding camera I’d never heard of before. It has an oddly named Mulchro shutter. Read Ensign Carbine No. 5

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7 responses to “Recommended reading”

  1. Dave Jenkins Avatar

    Jim, thanks very much for including my blog in your list today.
    Kind regards,

    1. Jim Grey Avatar

      My pleasure!

  2. Jerome Avatar

    Jim, thanks for the mention! Glad you enjoyed the post.

    1. Jim Grey Avatar

      My pleasure!

  3. Darts and Letters Avatar
    Darts and Letters

    Earth, Sun, Film…….what a wonderful site! I wish I could figure out how to subscribe to it but for now at least, I bookmarked it. Thanks for sharing these, Jim.

    1. Jerome (EartSunFilm) Avatar

      Hi, glad you like my blog. A few days ago, I received a warning from WordPress that the subscriber widget had bad programming code. It was disabled, and I never noticed. It is back now with the latest version. The subscribe link is at the top of the right column.

      1. Darts and Letters Avatar
        Darts and Letters

        Hi Jerome. Thanks for this, I appreciate it! I’m subscribing to your blog, now.

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