Monthly Archives: March 2015

Classically Styled Camera Bag

Elegant Camera Storage

If your sole objective as a photographer is to capture a pivotal moment in time (such as the Twin Towers, the Murrah Building, or the flag at Iwo Jima), then it is justifiable to treat your expensive camera gear as disposable objects.  However, most of us are not professional...

Antique Glass Poison Bottle (cord wrapped & bead filled)

Displaying Antique Bottles

As I mentioned in a previous post, antique glass bottle collecting has piqued my interest lately.  Over the last two years, I’ve purchased a small collection of assorted bottles that “spoke” to me – some embossed with writing/designs and some plain.  My ongoing project is to clean them by...

Zeiss Ikon Super Ikonta (c. 1956-60)

A New Life for Vintage Cameras?

Prior to the digital photography we know and love today, cameras were nothing more than a an opaque box (camera body) containing a light sensitive material (film) that could be exposed by opening a hole (shutter) to allow light to be focused (using a lens) on the film.  People...