Tag: thinning the herd
Operation Thin the Herd: Minolta AF-Sv (Talker)
Some photos with the Minolta AF-Sv, the camera that scolds you when there isn’t enough light.
Operation Thin the Herd: Canon Canonet QL17 G-III
I had my Canonet QL17 G-III CLA’d just so I could evaluate it in Operation Thin the Herd.
Operation Thin the Herd: Nikon N2000
I took my Nikon N2000 on a nature hike as I decided whether to keep it or sell it.
Operation Thin the Herd: Pentax KM
A Pentax KM, a 55/1.8 lens, some T-Max 400, and an afternoon photo-walk with my son. Perfect!
Operation Thin the Herd: Olympus OM-1
The Olympus OM-1 is a true gem of a 35mm SLR — with one irritation: the shutter-speed selector on the lens barrel.
Operation Thin the Herd: Pentax Spotmatic F
Weighing my two open-aperture Spotmatics, I put a roll of Ektar through my Spotmatic F.
Operation Thin the Herd: Kodak Brownie Starmatic
I do love my Kodak Brownie Starmatic, the one 127-film camera I’m going to keep in my collection.
Operation Thin the Herd: Yashica-12
In Operation Thin the Herd, I took my Yashica-12 TLR for a spin, shooting my last roll of E100G and a roll of Pan F Plus.
Operation Thin the Herd: Kodak Baby Brownie
Shooting the itty bitty, teeny tiny Kodak Baby Brownie, on Ektar hand-rolled to 127 size.
Operation Thin the Herd: Minolta XG 1
Minolta SLRs and I have not gotten on well. They are unfailingly delightful to use and return great images — when they work. Which, in my experience, is seldom. I’ve owned two X-700 bodies that developed the well-known stuck winder problem. The fix involves soldering new capacitors. I’ve owned two Maxxum 7000 bodies that developed…
Operation Thin the Herd: Argus A-Four
I just love my little Argus A-Four, an early-1950s viewfinder camera for 35mm film. Its coated Cintar lens really loves Neopan 100 Acros film.
Operation Thin the Herd: Minolta SR-T 101
The Minolta SR-T 101 is heavy mechanical beast, but even after more than 50 years it is a capable and satisfying performer.