Category Archives: photography

For World Photography Day

There is a tie-in between yesterday’s topic of serendipity and today’s topic of photography. It is that a couple of weeks ago I was driving on the street near our town’s pawn and railroad salvage shop. On a whim, I … Continue reading

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Some Vintage Night Slides

Yesterday was a stay in the house day because of unpleasant weather. While pondering the situation, I decided to go through another carousel of old slides. After all, I have a projector screen that I found on eBay from someone … Continue reading

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My Antique Tintypes

The small cardboard box kept in the file drawer along with old owner’s manuals, instruction sheets, and letters caught my eye yesterday. I store the box in that place in order to keep track of it and keep it safe … Continue reading

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Sunday Picks

I was in the middle of culling images from my files when Jorge arrived for one of his surprise visits. He looked over my shoulder as I scrolled through the thumbnail views on the laptop. Then my friend suggested that … Continue reading

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Forgotten Things From The Archives

Last week’s post about the miscellaneous pictures from the loose photos drawer inspired me to go through an old cigar box I had set aside from dad’s belongings. I had been meaning to go through it earlier, but had gotten … Continue reading

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Hoarded Snapshots

My friend Jorge and I had been discussing natural disasters that have affected large numbers of people in the past. He brought up the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906. Then I remembered the three antique stereoscope photographs stored away … Continue reading

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Modern Artifacts

There’s a common truism that says we can have a happier life if we appreciate the things we already own. It’s easy to understand how this can be true. As societies we build libraries to enshrine the knowledge we possess, … Continue reading

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