Welcome to (fill in the blank) photographs are common. I
guess we feel we need to prove that we really went to (fill in the
blank.) The woman at left once went to New York. I sure believe
Well, now that I think about it, she's really not in New York
yet, right ? I'll bet she never went
to New York. That rock just to her left probably never made it
across the border either. Well, it might be a paper bag, in which case
it certainly had
a chance to
make it across the border. You know depending on the wind direction.
Unless she picked it up and brought it back to her non-New York trash
can. In which case it would have never made it to New York. Unless it
was recycled. Then it could
have made it to New York. But I don't think paper bags were recycled
back then. So, I still don't know.
This guy felt it
was necessary to point
sign in case an idiot viewed the photograph at some time. Like we
wouldn't get the point unless he pointed. Why the hell would the
photographer have documented this scene otherwise ? It's sure isn't
because of this guys looks.
If you look at the ground, you'll notice that the rock/bag is
missing. What the hell does that
I don't know everything about women but I sure as hell
know that 99.9 % of them don't give a damn about artillery. They don't
really care about turning wheels on them either.
It's possible that this guy had some connection to this
particular field piece. In which case, he can point all he wants.
Yes. Women really
did wear sunglasses like these once.
This is the last
exposed frame on the roll. Somebody will probably recognize this
monument. That's a 1960 Chevy Bel-Air on the left. That's a woman
in a flowered skirt on the right. That's lint in the middle.
Location identified. Battle Monument at West Point Military Academy.
Below are a couple of oddities I retrieved from a roll of film sent to
me by Craig S.
The can says it's GAF recording film but the label at the film edge
says "Kodak Safety Film." I remember using recording film in the 70's.
Wicked grainy stuff with a fast film speed. Good for "art" photos. The
film in this can was a mess. Somehow it got fouled up in somebodys
camera and mangled. Sprocket holes were torn and half of the film was
split down the middle. There were only three exposures on the roll.
This photo of a bored looking teenager and poodle is
someone fooling around with recording film. It was a real gas to be
able to take available light shots inside your house at night. Even if
the shots turned out dull and low in contrast.
I think this is a
television screen. I think I see Salvador Dali. But if you stare it it
long enough it suddenly turns into a photograph of Oprah Winfrey.
There ! Did you see it ?
The guy with the
long toenail was quite a geek. Cassette deck, intercom, tripod, bottle
of glue. Who's that on television and what's sticking out of his ear ?