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Hasselblad - © John Neel

A Hasselblad Returns

I was recently given the beautiful Hasselblad above by my dear friend,…… American Ground Zero: The Secret Nuclear War: Carole Gallagher, a startling look at the effects of atomic fallout from the nuclear testing in the American West on those people who lived downwind. Carole’s beautiful black and white photographs taken of the victims and families who were affected by radioactive contamination are a dramatic account of their involuntary participation in the atomic age.

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A Critical Point of View – The bigger viewfinder

In the past, we had a variety of ways to view and compose images that usually relied on the cameras design as well as function. Interestingly, the design of the viewfinder can have a major play in the outcome of an image.

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Crazy Resolution – Fotodiox RhinoCam = Resolution for the Masses

    The RhinoCam When it comes to pixels, if you want to make big images, the more you have the better. As discussed in a few previous posts (see links below),…

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’twas Hip to be Square

Professionals relied on the square to allow them to crop to the aspect best suited for layout in magazines and catalogs. It was an actual selling point for square format.

The Camera Store - © John Neel

The Camera Store – You might have called it the Camera Shop

    Believe it or not, there used to be in almost every town, small shops that specialized in selling cameras. Once, not so long ago, the camera store was…