Franka Solida, Chatham

I took this simple 6X6 folder with me to Chatham.  It’s a nice camera and use of color negative film gives the latitude to compensate for the shaky shutter speeds.

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Route 77 and its Tributaries

These images were shot on a sunny morning on a drive to and from Sakonnet Point.  There are so many offshoots of Route 77 to be explored.  The Pentax 67 is a camera that I absolutely love.  The Pentax Takumar lenses are the equal of any lens I have or ever will shoot.  For these […]

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Ocean Drive in Summer

It was a beautiful day on Ocean Drive in Newport today.  I shot a roll of Velvia in my Pentax 67 here and at the Cliff Walk and sprinkled these digital images in.  

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Rubble

A new pedestrian bridge is being built from this east side of the river to connect to the river’s renewing West Side.  An old power plant is being converted to a nursing education campus used jointly by Brown University and The Univesity of Rhode Island.  In the meantime, this part of the river walk is […]

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World War I Memorial

The obelisk in the right third is Providence’s World War I memorial.  It used to be located about a half mile to the north in Kennedy Plaza.  It is flanked to the left by the steepled Providence County Courthouse.  I shot this from my car a good distance away with my 35mm lens and this […]

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Old and New

The futuristic Old Stone Bank building and a hint of the steeple of one of Providence’s colonial era churches.  I have been on a serious digital run but have 6 rolls of C-41 film at the lab and am anxious to see the results.

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Sunflower Looking South

From the sunflower garden along the river.  The crop is suffering from the oppressive heat.  I’m enjoying playing with Capture One, a new tool used to enhance to a vibrant sky.  The Leica 35mm Summicron is a wonderful lens, sharp as blazes with great contrast.

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