Camera Gear

My Camera Museum

The first photographic images I remember making were of my friends. I may have made others, but these are the photos that I remember being first.  It may be that these are also the earliest I have in my possession as prints and that helps me remember them, but regardless of them being the actual… Read more →

Camera Listing

Kodak Brownie Hawkeye.  Introduced in September of 1950 with an original list price, with a flash unit, of $6.95.  The camera took 620 rollfilm producing 2”x2” images. Production ran from 1950 to 1961. (Parents owned this camera and I used it when I could. I have a version of this camera in my collection now.)… Read more →

Tripods and Monopods

The subject of tripods and monopods always seems to turn into a big debate. Brand slips in here too, but there are so many other things that need to be taken into consideration. What type of construction, what type of head, how tall is it, how short can it get, how much can it hold,… Read more →

Bags for Gear

Carrying equipment is very important. I often get asked about the bags I use to carry my equipment. That might be a simple question, but there is no real simple answer. I use many bags. It all depends on the situation. I have small bags, large bags, medium bags, and specialty bags. I use them… Read more →