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No, they are not miniature grenades

I like film photography and use up a lot of film. I also needed a new key chain as my old one was made out of leather and was falling apart. Light bulb! I take my film to the local Costco and Lily is on friendly terms with the people behind the counter. So I […]

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The Gakkenflex is a cool kit camera

My son received a camera from his uncle, a cool Fuji STX-2 SLR with a 50mm lens. The girl wanted to have a camera too. So rather than get another film camera from eBay, I went to Makershed and ordered a Gakkenflex kit. I mean, fair is fair right? This is a TLR camera meaning it has […]

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Epson printers rock

Back in January I became the recipient of my brother Stefan’s Epson Stylus Photo R300 color printer. He no longer used it because he had a better one and the R300 inks would run. The printer was discontinued and replaced with a newer version. So I bought inks and premium glossy photo paper. The problems […]

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Going on a trip? Plan ahead for photos

Wednesday August 25th the family and I went to the Statue of Liberty.  The trip was planned weeks in advance and we took the Huntington Station line at 6:15 Am to get there nice and early before the crowds. It was raining cats and dogs the whole time we were there. I had expected to […]

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Geek Software

Recycling an old printer

Stefan had replaced his old Epson Stylus Photo R300 printer a long time ago and dropped it off at my house.  It’s a USB Epson inkjet printer that has been replaced a couple of times over. I don’t even know what the current model is, but this one was free so who cares? Naturally, I […]