PESO: A photograph off a contact sheet

Doug Brewer doug at alphoto.com
Wed Dec 14 10:58:13 EST 2011


On 12/14/11 4:16 AM, Larry Colen wrote:
> There's a photo that I've been looking for, for a while.  I haven't been able to find the photo, but I did find a proof sheet of it.
> The quality is therefore just about as bad as it gets, being a photo of a decades old proof, that wasn't actually even exposed properly in the darkroom.
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/ellarsee/6509771275/
>
> The photo however has a lot of personal significance to me.  It is of my sister, at age 7. It is even "on topic" as it was taken with my Dad's Spotmatic II. But the detail that makes this important to me, is that it is the first photograph that I ever took.  When my dad got the spotty, he taught me how to use it. I set up this photo, just as practice, and was quite surprised when Dad said that I could actually take the picture!
>
> I'd like to think that my skill has improved a bit in the intervening 38 years, but even so I've taken much worse, much more recently.
>
> --
> Larry Colen lrc at red4est.com sent from i4est
>

Nothing wrong with that, Larry.





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