Pro Bono Work for local mentoring program

1976Photography

While testing a lens set up at Duke Gardens ran across a group that asked me to take a photo of them with their cell phone. Did, but also grabbed this shot with one of my favorite lenses, the vintage Helios 44-2.

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More information at www.cisdurham.org, but in short they mentor youth through school on into college. And that is something we at 1976Photography strongly believe in. Stayed in contact with Mr. Lejuan Walker and was invited to capture a graduation luncheon for the group. Full photo session album here and below are some samples.

-ELW

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Scanner Files: Pentax ME Super w/ RPX 100 sensor and a 600mm Sigma Mirror lens for some

New roll back from SE Camera and has been run through the trusty Epson V600. Usually I am obsessed with sharpness and background blur, but this roll was taken a lot less seriously. Especially considering my being led to use the combo below.

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Hindsight is 20/20, but using an f/8.0 only 600mm lens (donut bokeh! ahem.) for many shots with 100 ASA film (400 is my usual) is not optimal for sharp pictures… but perfect for oddball, blurry pictures that I still like. Gallery below. Happy shooting.

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