A week in Key West is never good for ones health.
One month in New York City for work and other assorted travels.
Surprise, surprise. I decided to veneer my first rangefinder, my Canon Canonet 28 which I featured yesterday with a roll of film, and I took a different turn with it this time. I went with a dark stain this time instead of a clear coat, that highlights the natural colors, and I think it worked … Continue reading Canon Canonet 28 – Mahogany Veneer
Finally finished shooting my first roll off of my Canonet 28 but I didn't really check to see the condition of the light seals before I shot it all. So with that having been said a lot of them didn't come out at all or had some pretty bad light leaks. But I don't mind, … Continue reading Light Leaks Galore – Roll 3
I really enjoyed converting the Minolta Rangefinder from a leather to wood veneer cover so I decided to buy another cheap rangefinder and give it another go. This week's custom camera is a Ricoh 500G produced in the early 1970's with a f2.8 Rikenon lens and even has an 8 second self-timer. You can find … Continue reading Ricoh 500G – Custom Veneer #2!
Remember that Minolta Hi-Matic F I posted the other week? Well, it doesn't really look like that anymore. If you've never heard of the company Ilott I highly suggest you check out that guy's work. He refurbishes old film cameras and gives them new life with a new wood veneer cover instead of the faux-leather … Continue reading Film Camera gets a Makeover
Hello again, Got lucky today. Whenever I get bored I'll hit up the local thrift stores to see if I can find some cool clothes or whatever. In the back of one they had an old Minolta Rangefinder, a Hi-Matic F to be more exact. For the cheap price of $8 I gladly bought it. … Continue reading Thrift Shoppin’ – Minolta Hi-Matic F Rangefinder
Hey Guys, Little introduction here. So I'm John Kirby and I'm gonna be a sophomore at the University of South Carolina this year. Photography is something I've always been really interested in and I've had a Canon DSLR for a couple of years now. I recently just returned from studying abroad in Iceland and it … Continue reading Introduction