Tag Archive: Vivitar 50/1.7

Old Tires

A better example of over-exposed Ektar under cloudy conditions. Advertisements

7000 Volts

7000 Volt wires are used to deter drug addicts from stealing the medication stored in ambulances. Due to the severity of the threat, warning signs are posted in both English and Spanish. Pentax… Continue reading

The Ektar Gloss

This is a simple example of when I think the Kodak Ektar 100 makes a good choice of film. I like using this film when the ambient light includes some artificial light but… Continue reading

Rusted Train Car

Commuters on the southbound red line MARTA train will recognize the sight of this abandoned train car. Pentax MX, Vivitar 50/1.7, Kodak Portra 160. Unedited.

Old Sweet Auburn and the City Skyline

Because of particularities of the light that day, many of these pictures look like they have been processed with Photoshop’s Shadows/Highlights enhancement feature. The dissipating clouds were still dark enough to create a… Continue reading

Riding the MARTA Train

These pictures were taken with an ISO 100 in a moving train so I had to make a special effort to reduce camera shake. Pentax MX, Vivitar 50/1.7, Kodak Ektar 100. Unedited.

Children at the Neighborhood Resistance Parade

Shot in the Edgewood neighborhood in Atlanta on Dec.1st. For the whole story, please visit my post on Nexus of Change at The Neighborhood Resistance Parade. Pentax MX, Vivitar 50/1.7, Kodak T-Max 400.… Continue reading

Blue

The Commerce Plaza building in Decatur seen through my old Vivitar lens.

Homage to Mark Twain

A few days ago, I posted a picture of the pool room at Twain’s but it is only when you go to the main room where most of the seating area is and… Continue reading

Cherokee Roses

Based on my own observations, Cherokee roses seem to be the most common flowers still blooming at this time of the year. They are a much welcomed presence during my walks.

Helicopter at the Capitol

A couple of weeks ago while walking through a parking lot, I discovered the real purpose of a rusty platform that had interfered in the past with my plans to take pictures of… Continue reading