Tag: thinning the herd
Operation Thin the Herd: Canon TLb
The Canon SLR I like best by far: the 1974 Canon TLb.
Operation Thin the Herd: Minolta Hi-Matic 7
One last spin with my Minolta Hi-Matic 7, an early-mid-60s fixed-lens rangefinder camera.
Operation Thin the Herd: Progress report
As I continue to thin my herd of cameras, in part through shooting many of them one more time, I’m realizing just which cameras I’m going to center my collection around.
Operation Thin the Herd: Rollei A110
My tiny Rollei A110, which takes 110 film, gets its turn in Operation Thin the Herd.
Operation Thin the Herd: Canon AE-1 Program
My Canon AE-1 gets its turn being evaluated. It acquitted itself well at a car show, but merely acquitting itself isn’t necessarily enough to clear the bar to stay in the collection.
Operation Thin the Herd: Nikon N90s
Sometimes a person needs to just get out and shoot for the joy and fun of it. At such times, a great choice is an auto-everything SLR and a zoom lens. The Nikon N90s is heavy and has more features than you need for such a day, but its very robustness means it will likely…
Operation Thin the Herd: Zeiss Ikon Contessa LK
Zeiss Ikon’s Contessa LK is a viewfinder camera with a coupled selenium meter. It is just a joy to shoot.
Operation Thin the Herd: Olympus Trip 35
I took my Olympus Trip 35 on a couple suburban photo walks.
Operation Thin the Herd: Yashica Electro 35 GSN
I thought surely I’d really like shooting my Yashica Electro 35 GSN again.
Operation Thin the Herd: Canon EOS 630
Auto-everything film shooting isn’t normally my bag. I’m more a match-needle, twist-to-focus kind of guy. But even I have to admit, sometimes there’s charm in letting a camera do the grunt work. The EOS 630 is a very early EOS camera, dating to about 1989. I’ve only shot this camera once before, that time with…
Operation Thin the Herd: Kodak VR35 K40
My first Kodak VR35 K40 was a gift, new, from my mom. My second was a $5 Goodwill find. Both were surprisingly good. Here are some recent photos I made with mine.
Operation Thin the Herd: Olympus XA
I never doubted I’d keep my Olympus XA as I thin the herd of cameras I own. But I shot it anyway because it’s delightful.