Kodak Tourist 1948 - 1951 - Folding
camera for 620 film. From Arizona to Massachusetts.
The shot you see at left is not the first shot I took for
this webpage. The first shot is shown below.
Nothing broke. Let's see that happen
with your expensive freakin' digital.
I can't count the candles but I think Greg is about
eight. My kids were that age two weeks ago. Now they're in college.
I think Greg's getting a transistor radio in this lost
photograph. It looks like there's an earphone included with the radio.
I remember when such things were wicked cool. No tubes, no warm up.
Switch it on an you could hear Bobby Darin. I'll bet Greg's jeans had
About a quarter of Greg's cake is gone in this photograph. Greg is
sucking up somethin' good. Melted ice cream is my guess.
That focusing thing can be a bitch to remember.
ahead about fifty years
I loaded the camera with modern film and exposed a roll in my town.
Many miles an many years away from the shots above.