HaarFager's photos with the SLR

Total Eclipse

Total Eclipse
This picture was taken during the last total eclipse over Amerca, back on February 26th, 1979. It's actually an image taken of the television screen, probably during the evening news, as it didn't quite reach totality here where I live.

Camera: Minolta…
Added on August 21, 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

Sunset At The Drive-In

Sunset At The Drive-In
This shot was taken at our local, and long gone, drive-in movie theater "The Starlight Drive-In."

Camera: Minolta XD11
Lens: Minolta MD Rokkor-X 50mm, f/1.2
Film: Kodak Kodacolor, 100 ASA 35mm
Date: Circa Summer 1979
Location: Eldorado, Illinois, U.…
Added on May 18, 2017

Kodak Instamatic X-30

Kodak Instamatic X-30
An old Kodak instamatic camera I picked up a couple years back.

Camera: Minolta XD11
Lens: Minolta MD Zoom 28-70mm, f/3.5
Film: Kodak Ektar 100
Shooting Program: Manual
Aperture: F/22
Shutter Speed: "B" (bulb) 4 secs.
Date: June 24th, 2016, 3.29 a…
Added on May  7, 2017

Susan In Color

Susan In Color
My old girlfriend Susan right before she got on the Greyhound bus and left.

Camera: Minolta XD11
Lens: Minolta MD Rokkor-X 50mm, f/1.2
Film: Kodak Kodacolor 100
Date: 1981
Location: Evansville, Indiana, U.S.A.

Susan In Color KSF 5035 19ef
Added on April 30, 2017

Fall Leaves

Fall Leaves
Leaves off my annual Fall tree.

Camera: Minolta XD11
Lens: Minolta MD Rokkor-X 50mm, f/1.2
Film: Kodak Gold 100
Aperture: f/8
Shutter Speed: 1/60 of a sec.
Date: October 27th, 2016, 10.27 a.m.
Location: Norris City, Illinois, U.S.A.

Developing Chemi…
Added on April 30, 2017

Burger And Fries

Burger And Fries
Steak 'n Shake are known for their burgers and fries. Of course I had to try one.

Camera: Minolta X-370s
Lens: Minolta MD Zoom 28-70mm, f/3.5, @50mm
Film: Kodak Portra 160
Aperture: f/16
Shutter Speed: 1/60 of a sec.
Date: September 3rd, 2016, 3.40 p…
Added on April 30, 2017

Chocolate Shake

Chocolate Shake
A shake from Steak 'n Shake. It was good.

Camera: Minolta X-370s
Lens: Minolta MD Zoom 28-70mm, f/3.5, @50mm
Film: Kodak Portra 160
Aperture: f/16
Shutter Speed: 1/60 of a sec.
Date: September 3rd, 2016, 3.40 p.m.
Location: Carbondale, Illinois, U.S…
Added on April 30, 2017

Time For Lunch

Time For Lunch
I was out testing my new Minolta X-370s one day and stopped here for lunch.

Camera: Minolta X-370s
Lens: Minolta MD Zoom 28-70mm, f/3.5, @50mm
Film: Kodak Portra 160
Aperture: f/16
Shutter Speed: 1/60 of a sec.
Date: September 3rd, 2016, 3.40 p.m.
Loc…
Added on April 30, 2017

1988 Ford Mustang

1988 Ford Mustang
I saw this great looking Mustang late last year. Taken at a car show held in Carmi, Illinois on October 8th, 2016.

Camera: Soligor SR-300 MD (Minolta X-300 copy)
Lens: Minolta MD Zoom 28-70mm, f/3.5, @55mm
Film: CVS Color Film 400
Aperture: f/11
Shutte…
Added on April 29, 2017

Light From A Window

Light From A Window
The same construction supplies I shot and posted a week ago. This one was taken during the day, with only the light of the window illuminating the garage.

Camera: Minolta XG1
Lens: Minolta MD Rokkor-X 45mm, f/2.0
Film: Super G Konica VX400 (expired Ju…
Added on April 29, 2017

Sold

Sold
An old Case tractor next to an antique store in downtown Norris City.

Camera: Minolta X-7A
Lens: Minolta MD Zoom 28-70mm, f/3.5, @50mm
Film: Fuji Neopan Acros 100, 35mm B&W
Aperture: f/16
Shutter Speed: 1/60 of a sec.
Date: April 19th, 2017, 3.40 p.…
Added on April 19, 2017

Carena SX-300

Carena SX-300
A camera I picked up late last year. It is a copy of the Minolta X-300.
Added on April 12, 2017

1964 Chevrolet Biscayne

1964 Chevrolet Biscayne
Here's what my 1964 Chevrolet Biscayne 4-Door looked like just after I had gotten it and cleaned it up. I also added some subtle pinstriping on it. This is a scan from an original picture. When I find the negative, I'll probably scan it and then upgrad…
Added on April 12, 2017

HELP!

HELP!
This is what my 1964 Chevrolet Biscayne looked like after somebody plowed into the side of it. Originally, I had named this car "Poetry In Motion," but after this, I should have taken inspiration from The Beatles and named it "HELP!"

Camera: Minolta XD…
Added on April 12, 2017

City Building

City Building
This is the old city building, where the mayor and council used to meet. They had another building they used after this and now a current they use, which was an old converted funeral parlor, so this one hasn't been used by the city for some time. Now, i…
Added on April 12, 2017

Solar Eclipse, February 26th, 1979

Solar Eclipse, February 26th, 1979
There will be a solar eclipse of the sun this year, and Carbondale, Illinois is the approximate point of greatest duration of totality. Carbondale is about an hour from where I live. At approximately 1:20 p.m. C.D.T. on Monday, August 21st, 2017, we her…
Added on April  6, 2017