Tag: Downtown Indianapolis

  • Nikon Nikomat FTn

    Until the late 1970s, Nikon-branded 35mm SLR cameras were designed, built, and priced for pro photographers. But Nikon figured amateurs would buy SLRs, too, if they were priced right. But Nikon feared diluting their brand, and so gave consumer cameras other names. Nikon’s first go, 1960’s Nikkorex, never caught on. Nikon simply guessed wrong at…

  • Downtown church Minolta Maxxum 7000, 50mm f/1.7 Maxxum AF Fujifilm Fujicolor 200 2015

  • Strolling through Lockerbie Square on Kodak Ektar 100

    Lockerbie Square is the oldest surviving residential district in Indianapolis, and it’s wonderfully restored and preserved. I found myself there on a Downtown stroll with my Pentax ES II and a 55/1.8 SMC Takumar, Kodak Ektar 100 aboard. What a perfect time to photograph Lockerbie’s homes: the trees had just started to leaf, lending color and…

  • Pentax ES II

    The Pentax ES II is the last of the Spotmatic line, featuring open-aperture metering and aperture-priority autoexposure. And it’s such a pleasure to use.

  • Circle Tower archCanon PowerShot S952015

  • Artsgarden Canon PowerShot S95 2015

  • Circle Tower Canon PowerShot S95 2015

  • Peoplewatching

    Margaret and I went Downtown recently with our cameras just to walk, talk, and photograph whatever was interesting. We spent most of our time on Monument Circle, the heart of our city. We both photographed plenty of Downtown’s architecture, but I also photographed people on the busy Circle. I shot my tiny Canon PowerShot S95. What a concept:…

  • Buildings on the Circle Canon PowerShot S95 2015

  • Canon AE-1 Program

    I’ve owned two Canon AE-1 Programs over the years, one I bought for just $30 and another that was given to me. I’d been on the hunt for its predecessor, the Canon AE-1, but never found one at a price I was willing to pay. The 1976 AE-1 was the first SLR to be controlled…

  • Canon Canonet QL17 G-III

    The Canon Canonet QL17 G-III is a lovely camera with a fine lens. I review it here.

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