HaarFager's photos with the B&W Photography

A Hole In The World

A Hole In The World
There used to be a building here to the right, with an alleyway that ran between them.

Camera: Centon DF-300 (Minolta X-300 clone)
Lens: Minolta MD Zoom 28-70mm, f/3.5, @28
Film: Fuji Film Neopan Acros 100 B&W 35mm
Shooting Program: Manual
Aperture:…
Added on December 18, 2017

Huey's Concessions

Huey's Concessions
A food stand at our yearly street festival here in Norris City, called "Dairy Days."

Camera: Minolta X-370
Lens: Minolta MD Rokkor-X 50mm, f/1.2
Film: Kodak Tri-X 400 B&W
Filter: Hoya HMC Skylight (1B)
Shooting Program: Manual
Aperture: F/11
Shutter…
Added on December 17, 2017

The Castle

The Castle
This house, built in the late-1800s, is known locally as "The Castle."

Camera: Minolta X-370
Lens: Minolta MD Rokkor-X 50mm, f/1.2
Film: Kodak Tri-X 400 B&W
Filter: Hoya HMC Skylight (1B)
Shooting Program: Manual
Aperture: F/11
Shutter Speed: 1/100…
Added on December 17, 2017

Civil War Cannon

Civil War Cannon
A Civil War-era cannon that was made at Fort Pitt Foundry. The Fort Pitt Foundry was located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It made cannons for the Civil War and shut down at the close of the war. It's located at Veteran's Park, in Carmi, Illinois.

Came…
Added on December 17, 2017

Old Barn

Old Barn
Just an old barn falling down in the countryside surrounding my little town.

Camera: Vivitar V50 (Minolta X-300 clone)
Lens: Minolta MD Zoom 28-70mm, f/3.5, @35mm
Film: Fuji Film Neopan Acros 100 B&W 35mm
Shooting Program: Manual
Aperture: F/11
Shut…
Added on December 17, 2017

No Fun Aloud

No Fun Aloud
A sign at the heart of my town decreeing that kids can't do what they used to do anymore.

Camera: Seagull DF-300 (Minolta X-300 copy)
Lens: Seagull-610 MC 50mm, f/1.8
Film: Fuji Film Neopan Acros 100 black and white 35mm
Shooting Program: Manual
Aper…
Added on December 17, 2017

Main Street

Main Street
The heart of downtown Norris City in the rain. Shot with my second Kodak 35RF camera, using C-41 process black and white film and no post-enhancement whatsoever - just a straight scan.

Camera: Kodak 35 RF (made in 1948)
Lens: Kodak Anastar 50mm, f/3.5…
Added on December  7, 2017

I'll Fix Your Flat Tire, Merle

I'll Fix Your Flat Tire, Merle
I saw this farm implement sitting at the abandoned restaurant downtown with a flat tire. I think it's been that way for quite a while.

Camera: Kodak 35 RF (made in 1948)
Lens: Kodak Anastar 50mm, f/3.5
Film: Kodak BW400CN 400 ISO 35mm black and white…
Added on December  7, 2017

Farmall

Farmall
A rusty old farm tractor.

Camera: Pentax K1000
Lens: SMC Pentax-A 28mm, f2.8 wide angle lens
Film: Kodak Tri-X, B&W 400 ISO
Aperture: F/8
Shutter speed: 1/500th sec.
Date: May 8th, 2014, 3.27 p.m.
Location: Eldorado, Illinois, U.S.A.

Developing pr…
Added on November 27, 2017

1984 Solar Eclipse

1984 Solar Eclipse
There was a partial solar eclipse that happened on May 30th, 1984. Here's a sequence of shots I took of it from out in the countryside around Enfield, Illinois. The reason it's not very clear is because I was using a small 50mm lens instead of a longer on…
Added on August 20, 2017

Night And The City

Night And The City
Working on my film noir technique -- originally taken in color and converted into black and white with post-processing.

Camera: Minolta XD11
Lens: Vivitar MF Zoom MC 28-210mm, f/3.5 @70mm
Film: Kodak Ektar 100
Shooting Program: Manual
Aperture: F/11…
Added on May 29, 2017

Spillway

Spillway
On the other side of the local reservoir, you can see the splillway. To the left of the foreground is the old willow tree next to the water's edge.

Camera: Argus C3 "Brick" rangefinder (made in 1947)
Lens: Argus Coated Cintar 50mm, f/3.5
Film: Fuji Ne…
Added on April 26, 2017

Farmall

Farmall
An old tractor sitting at the South end of my little town. It's a Farmall, but it looks like farming nothing is in it's future.

Camera: Argus C3 "Brick" rangefinder (made in 1947)
Lens: Argus Coated Cintar 50mm, f/3.5
Film: Fuji Neopan Acros 100, 35mm…
Added on April 25, 2017

Reflections

Reflections
This is a cross shaped with lights on the side of a food pantry located at Brownsville, Illinois. We had heavy rains just prior to my taking this picture and I noticed it was reflecting in the puddle of water that had formed.

Camera: Argus C3 "Brick" r…
Added on April 24, 2017

Construction Supplies

Construction Supplies
A friend of mine's garage and all the supplies as her son does some improvements to her house.

Camera: Argus C3 "Brick" rangefinder (made in 1947)
Lens: Argus Coated Cintar 50mm, f/3.5
Film: Fuji Neopan Acros 100, 35mm B&W
Aperture: f/16
Shutter Speed…
Added on April 24, 2017

Picnic Area

Picnic Area
This is my little picnic area in my backyard. I built the picnic around 1978 and finished it a couple years back and now I host neighborhood cookouts here.

Camera: Argus C3 "Brick" rangefinder (made in 1947)
Lens: Argus Coated Cintar 50mm, f/3.5
Film:…
Added on April 24, 2017

The Long Road

The Long Road
Here is the cross street in my town, it's called Division Street, but it's actually Route 45 that spans North from Canada all the way South to the Gulf of Mexico.

Camera: Argus C3 "Brick" rangefinder (made in 1947)
Lens: Argus Coated Cintar 50mm, f/3.5…
Added on April 24, 2017

Ebenezer Bell

Ebenezer Bell
This bell originally hung at the Ebenezer Methodist Church, which was built in 1838 and located about a mile from this Methodist church in town. When the old church was torn down in the early 1980s, they placed the bell here.

I forgot and accidentally l…
Added on April 21, 2017