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Wilcox Park, Westerly, RI
I took my first photography class in the spring of 2006. I brought along my Minolta film camera because I wanted to try my hand at film photography. I soon found out that I didnâ€™t like waiting for the film to be developed, wasnâ€™t happy with the photos once they got developed, had no intention of creating my own dark room, and found film to be an expense I could do without. This photo is one from our black & white film assignment.
Minolta Maxxum 5 camera
4 May 2006
Thanks to Lynn E. Harvey for the spotlight.
In the Have Camera Will Travel photo essay.
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