Tag: Pentax KM

  • The Meridian Street bridge over the White River in Indianapolis

    In Indianapolis, Meridian Street is aptly named as it divides the Westside from the Eastside. For many years, it served as US 31 on the Northside. And what a lovely drive it is, lined all the way with luxurious and often historic homes. Meridian Street and US 31 have an interesting history on Indianapolis’s Northside.

  • Photo: Curved pews at West Park Christian Church

  • Photo: Communion table at my church.

  • Shooting the 28mm f/2.8 SMC Pentax-M lens

    I visited some favorite places with my Pentax KM, a 28mm lens, and Kodak Tri-X.

  • Broken window Pentax KM, 55mm f/1.8 SMC Pentax Kodak T-Max 400 2013

  • Captured: On the schoolhouse steps

    I’ve been looking through old photographs as I’ve thought about a subject for the photo book I’d like to produce. Reviewing photos from my Pentax KM, I found this 2013 photo of my dad. I used a 55mm f/1.8 SMC Pentax lens and Kodak TMax 400 film — which I mistakenly shot at 100. Fortunately, Photoshop rescued…

  • Hosta flowers Pentax KM, 55mm f/1.8 SMC Pentax Kodak T-Max 400 2013

  • You can’t go wrong with Pentax glass

    I took my Pentax KM with me to West Virginia, with the 55mm f/1.8 SMC Pentax lens attached. I had been itching to shoot with that combo again. The KM with that lens had given me such great results with color film when I tried it last year that I wanted to see how it…

  • Pentax KM

    The Pentax KM is in almost every way the same camera as the Pentax K1000. You see, the KM came first, in 1975. Then in 1976 Pentax removed the KM’s depth-of-field preview button and self timer, called it the K1000, and launched one of the most iconic SLRs of all time. So if you go…