A wonderful meeting with a silversmith artist in Provincetown.
This gentleman was kind enough to show me his creative work, but also his collection of vintage treasures, including this camera.

Copyright John E Photography 2008
www.johnephotography.com

Featured on Red Bubble Front Page July 8th, 2010

Featured in Black and White Photography July 14th, 2010

Tags

old, elderly, glasses, america, vintage, camera, black and white

Comments

  • Murray Swift
    Murray Swiftabout 4 years ago

    Amazing camera, great portrait too.

  • Thank you for the kind feedback Murray. =^)

    – John Englezos

  • rubyjo
    rubyjoabout 4 years ago

    Oh what a cool photo

  • Thank you for the cool feedback. =^)

    – John Englezos

  • RVRFNX
    RVRFNXabout 4 years ago

    That camera looks intricate and the man looks eccentric! I like this photo a lot :)

  • Much appreciated. =^) I am constantly amazed at how many people want to share their stories just because you go up and say hello. This was one of those times I was really happy I made the effort. =^)

    – John Englezos

  • ellismorleyphto
    ellismorleyphtoabout 4 years ago

    Fantastic!

    Congratulations on your homepage feature! :-)

  • Thank you!! I didn’t realise until I had logged back in and read your comment. =^)

    – John Englezos

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...about 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your Homepage Feature! Wonderful shot!

  • Thank you very much. I am in awe of just how colourful your work is. =^)

    – John Englezos

  • Bev Pascoe
    Bev Pascoeabout 4 years ago

    That camera looks a whole lot more complicated than todays digitals…….marvellous image!!

  • hehe. oh believe me Bev. There are days when I wish for the much simpler film cameras. Less options, a handful of settings, and not some infernal machine thinking it know what you want to focus on. =^) Thank you for the kind feedback. =^)

    – John Englezos

  • Themis
    Themisabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your HP feature – great find!!

  • Thank you very much. Clearly it will be a while before I catch up to you. Love how vibrant your work is. =^)

    – John Englezos

  • J.K. York
    J.K. Yorkabout 4 years ago

    wonderful day in the life shot. loads of character here. great tonality. i love that huge exposure calculator on top of the camera. looks like you’d almost need an engineering degree to work it.

  • He offered to swap that camera with mine. I politefully declined. But to the best of my knowledge (testing it at the time) his camera would still work if I had medium format film to load into it. =^)

    – John Englezos

  • Jennifer Ferry
    Jennifer Ferryabout 4 years ago

    this is fantastic.

  • Thank you Jennifer. I clearly need to get to your side of the planet again. Some beautiful looking photos you have happening.

    – John Englezos

  • PPPhotoArt
    PPPhotoArtabout 4 years ago

    absolutely wonderful shot, I love this, many congrats on homepage

  • Thank you for your kind words.

    – John Englezos

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