Fifty years ago I was a senior in high school in Dallas, Texas. Working in the darkroom of a small family newspaper I was shooting a Kodak Retina Reflex, 35mm. I had two bodies and three lenses, a light meter and a big graphic arts camera. Was unstopable. I was wide eyed, hiding from the war, I had heard the shots in Dealy Plaza. Didn't know squat, some things never change 2016 back in Texas, Mixing chemicals in the darkroom. Think I need to change my web name to "Still In The Dark". MJB
6 Dec 2013 — 828 views
This lady, owner of a Burlesque Club became a grandmother and wanted some pic's for her office walls...
2 Dec 2013 — 1184 views
Strobe can be overwhelming and hard to master. At first remember the main rule of Life" Keep it simple stupid"
1 Dec 2013 — 1019 views
Seems, I am to old to be scared of much of anything...
28 Nov 2013 — 905 views
Blue always makes me smile, bluejeans on a pretty cowgirl, clear blue water. blue bonnets in a field in Texas. or a clear blue sky
28 Nov 2013 — 763 views
Seems like i can't resist shooting nice house and details in any city I travel through. I have not posted them just because..
26 Nov 2013 — 2028 views
I'm 68 and was the first born son of about 20 grandkids, Most are alive, some have been to war, were all still here
24 Nov 2013 — 981 views
The most special time for a man in a marriage is the nine months his wife is becoming a mother...
23 Nov 2013 — 1417 views
Making a box to keep the light out and control when you want the light in is a whole new ballgame
22 Nov 2013 — 1083 views
In east Texas the Mexican population has a place in preserving history, these photographs of dancers almost let you hear the drum beat.
21 Nov 2013 — 1579 views
4x5 Field Camera, cherry wood and brass, and black paper bellows is the best
21 Nov 2013 — 1126 views
I can't help but to smile when I am face to face with beautiful ladies and I can't remember not smiling ever...mjb
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