The years between 1941 and 1946 were tough. But this
old camera survived and made it to me from New York. It was
rusted shut and took some work to get it open.
I've been having a long string of unsuccessful "found film"
efforts and rust wasn't going to stop me.
Zeiss Ikon Ikonta 520/18 1931-1937
Early models, like the one at left, were called "Ikomats" in the
This one takes 127 film and is well used. I'm sure its original owner
be amazed at this camera's travels etc.. The camera came from West
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Target six-20 photos
"People are people so why should it be, that you and I
should get along so awfully ?"
Far and away the favorite snapshot photograph subject is the
No matter who we are we feel the weight of time.
That's a 1958 Mercury behind the flower bearer on her way to
319 Something Street
Perceived recollections sometimes drift through my
thoughts. They're like partially recalled
dreams. A mixture of truth and fiction.
Last frame. My back yard on a foggy morning. December 1, 2008.