Tag: Thorntown Indiana
single frame: Thorntown Library
The library in Thorntown, Indiana, on film expired since 1972.
A review of the Nikon N70, a 1990s 35mm SLR. Most people hate its interface, but I think you just have to get used to it.
single frame: Ivan’s Marathon
An old service station, on Kodak color film.
An autumn drive down Indiana State Road 47
Film photos from a colorful autumn, 2006, drive down Indiana State Road 47.
Verichrome Pan in the Kodak No. 2 Brownie, Model F
Shooting expired Verichrome Pan in a circa-1930 box Brownie. #expiredfilm
Kodak No. 2 Brownie, Model F
Using a circa-1930 Kodak No. 2 Brownie box camera. These little guys are fun.
Shooting Kodak High Definition 400 (expired)
I found some expired Kodak High Definition 400 so I shot it up. I’d never heard of the film before. The photos:
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.
The scenery changes
Checking out some changes in the built environment on some of my favorite Indiana roads.
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…
On my short list, in my inner circle, of favorite cameras is my Yashica-D, a medium-format twin-lens-reflex camera. It is such a joy to shoot! And it delivers excellent sharpness and contrast with buttery bokeh. What’s not to like? Except that it offers no onboard light meter. I wished for one. I like the Yashica-D…
Welcome to Thorntown
State Road 47 is a winding and lovely drive in western Indiana. It begins in the wild terrain around Turkey Run State Park. As it heads east, those steep hills become the rolling terrain of quiet farmland. The road curves frequently around old farm boundaries and around terrain challenges. But the fun ends at Thorntown…