28 Mar On holiday with the the Fuji X10

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There is now a folder of scans of old photographs, some of them very beautiful. They go back to the time of my birth and run through my late teens. All the early ones are by my father, a civil engineer, now retired. Then there are some weird ones from the time I was 16 or so, and I think that’s when I picked up my first camera — an Agfa ‘Click 3’, as I recall. There was other equipment around, and I soon began experimenting with that: a twin-lens Rolleiflex, a Pentax K1000 SLR, a large format Mamiya.

There was, I think, an old Leica, but I don’t remember using it. There was a strange Russian model that swept a vertical slit over the lens sideways to produce faux panos. In college, in my late teens, I started a small darkroom with a Durst enlarger, and loved the shimmer of prints in the trays, the red light in the room, the mixing and shaking. It was all black and white stuff, of course….

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