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Friendly Friday: Surprise

This is my contribution to the Friendly Friday Photo Challenge: Surprise.

Something different from me for a surprise, a post about being surprised by some of the photos I have discovered while digitising my film archives.

When I was digitising some of my black and white negatives I discovered a photo of a camera bag in snow taken in the early 1980s. Shortly after that I was backing up photos on an old tablet and discovered another photo of a camera bag in snow. At that point I realised I had quite a few photos of various camera bags in snow taken over the decades.

I don’t know why I took them unless it was simply a record of the conditions. So a thought a selection of the photos would be a surprising contribution to the challenge.

 

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My Tenba P595 in the snow in Hatherton, Cheshire in the early 1980s. Tenba bags were newly imported into the U.K. back then.

 

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My Tenba P895 in the snow on the Colpoy’s Bay shoreline at sunrise. By the time the photo was taken this bag was around 30 years old.

 

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My Domke F-6 sitting in the snow on the South Bruce Peninsula. A smaller bag I got for my DSLR and kit of manual focus prime lenses.

 

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My Domke F-2 sitting in the snow on the Colpoy’s Bay shoreline. My bag for a DSLR and fast zoom lenses.

 

10 replies on “Friendly Friday: Surprise”

Now there is a surprise. I wonder if you were testing your camera settings? Nevertheless they tell a story – of your day and are surprising. Thanks for joining in with Friendly Friday! I never mind a good snowy photo or two or three.

Maybe, exposure of snow can be tricky. It’s certainly never been a photo request from an editor, I’d remember that. Plus the photos span around 35 years.

Maybe. I have a couple of photos of a camera bag sitting on a rock where it was so dark at the time I didn’t know it was in the shot but the snow photos all appear to be deliberate.

I’m pretty sure I would have remembered a photo request from an editor. The black and white negatives were never printed and the digital versions were never edited and I think would have remembered using a colour slide in one of the slide presentations I did in the 1990s.

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