The History of Photography: The 1970s

by Matthew Cole
Home The History of Photography The 1980s

1972 My start! Dad gives me a Halina 35mm in Colorado
1973 Hard slogging. Move up to a Paxette. Try using movie film stock for slides and negatives. Bad idea.
1974 My first SLR! A Fujica ST-801! Black, even!
1975 Lots of learning on others' film. Make first sound movie. Get Rolleicord.
1976 At college. Running camera club. Get Vivitar 283
1977 Nice photos around Lake Superior.
1978 Crappy photos around Lake Michigan.
1979 Shoot eclipse with 600 mirror. On infrared film.

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