Oma with Old Friend

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Uploaded 9 Apr 2008 — 11 favorites
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© Laura Hartley
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Photo Info
UploadedApril 9, 2008
TakenApril 8, 2008
ModelCanon PowerShot S2 IS
Exposure1/60 sec at f/2.7
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length6 mm
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Photo license: © All rights reserved

A study of my Grandmother's photo with the camera that took the photo...I TOOK this photo with another camera like this (I collect antique cameras), on TRI-X 120 film, and printed this on fiber gelatin silver paper in my dark room. Long live Black and White photography - be it digital, or "old timey" dark room! Black and whiteimages are stripped away of all seductive distractions, and what is left behind is the essence of the photo - a moment captured, in black, white, and gray. The mind fills in the color. Or not...

12 responses

  • Donna Beeler

    Donna Beeler said (11 Apr 2008):

    Now that's timeless beauty

  • Michael Lynch

    Michael Lynch gave props (24 Apr 2008):

    Great composition!

  • Ævar B. Jak.

    Ævar B. Jak. gave props (24 Apr 2008):

    Great shot, like the b/w contrast!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (28 Apr 2008):

    Cool shot.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (29 Apr 2008):

    This is wonderful,,

  • Steve Wilson

    Steve Wilson (Deleted) said (12 May 2008):

    I have one of these ameras. This is great!

  • Mandi Nikole

    Mandi Nikole gave props (17 Jun 2008):

    nice photo. good composition

  • Ken McElroy

    Ken McElroy gave props (23 Jul 2008):

    Lovely shot and great story - thanks for the image.

  • phil413

    phil413 (Deleted) gave props (15 Aug 2008): - that is so awesome. LOVE it!!!!!

  • Donna Whitecotton

    Donna Whitecotton gave props (28 Aug 2008):

    Wonderful way to pay homage to both! Great photo!

  • Keith Skinner

    Keith Skinner gave props (29 Sep 2008):

    How did I ever miss this image - what a tribute to not only your loved one but the awesome camera - I have been shooting a lot of film as of late - I hope they continue to cater to us folk that do enjoy film work! Awesome image Laura

  • Robert Armstrong

    Robert Armstrong (Deleted) gave props (15 Nov 2008):

    Wow! Great shot, love the connection with the camera and the photo!

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