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Shopping from ebay : Brooks-Veriwide

Here’s your chance to bid on a Brooks-Veriwide, one of my favorite, medium format, panoramic cameras. Manufactured in Japan under license from Graflex, the Veriwide takes stunning, wide angle, 6 x 9 images. Even though I’ve moved to near all digital photography, I still shop for these older, rare bird cameras via ebay. I dream …

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Archival Visit – HUGE magazine

Last weekend we were honored with a visit from the Japanese “hi-style” magazine HUGE. HUGE is doing a feature on Oregon manufacturers and we were pleased that they included Archival in their itinerary. On Sunday, the HUGE team visited our sewing contractor’s facility in Springfield to get some live action snaps of Terry at work. …

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Archival Photography: The Clampette

In my stocking this past Christmas came a happy little thing of forged aluminum – the Clampette!  It’s a tiny camera fitting that can clamp onto just about anything – ideal for the time-lapse aficionado. Great packaging, great tool, made in the USA. Can’t go wrong. Go check out High Sierra Mfg. 

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Archival Review: Camera Accessories

As a follow up to my post on film cameras, here are a few archival accessories to complete your kit. Gordy’s leather camera strap (custom made) Domke Gripper cotton web camera strap (made in USA) Custom straps and leather cases by Luigi (image courtesy Martin Sequerah).Waxed cotton camera satchel by Strawfoot bags (image and review …

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Shopping from 1995: Film Cameras

Mail order catalog from the original Camera World (Portland, Oregon) Photographer friend Rick has proposed we that we shoot film exclusively this summer. Given my refrigerated stockpile of 35mm and 120 roll film, I’m accepting this challenge w/the caveat that bike, blog and product photography will still be done digitally. In prep for the summer, …

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