Tag: Minolta XD-11

Keeper Rate

January 2022 | Minolta XD-11 | MD ROKKOR-X 45mm F2 | Kodak Professional T-MAX   ISO 400

One of the appeals of photography is the ability to capture fleeting moments. As photographers, we see a scene or even unfolding, and we desire to preserve that moment. It takes awareness of time and space (composition), attention to detail, practice and patience. It takes time to learn and master the camera and lens settings…

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Memories of Dad

Bob Marley | 19 December, 2021 | Minolta XD-11 | MD ROKKOR-X 50mm F1.7 | Kodak Professional Portra 800

I woke up this morning thinking about Dad. I miss all those moments we spent listening to records. The inner sleeve is on the couch. I sit and read the jacket. Dad cleans the record surface and stylus while the pre-amp and tube amp warm up. The polished vinyl gently drops onto the platter. The…

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