HaarFager's photos with the Illinois

The Little Giant

The Little Giant
This statue used to grace the Big John chain of stores. Now he's been renamed and is out front of the Little Giant grocery store. He stands about 3 stories high.

Camera: Kodak Easy Load 35 KE25
Film: Kodak Ultramax 400 35mm
Focus: Fixed
Date: Octob…
Added on December  5, 2018

Lunch

Lunch
This was the lunch I had one day while out on a photo excursion with my girlfriend.

Camera: Sears TLS (Mk II, made in 1967)
Lens: Auto Sears 50mm F/1.7, M42 screw mount
Film: Kentmere 100 black and white 35mm
Shooting program: Manual (no battery)
Ape…
Added on November 26, 2018

East Meets West

East Meets West
A food concession stand that is taken to the local street fair we have here.

Camera: Minolta XG-SE
Lens: Minolta MD Zoom 28-70mm, f/3.5, @70mm
Film: Kodak Color Plus 200 (cannister says Kodacolor 200)
Aperture: f/11
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Date: April…
Added on November 26, 2018

Snow Drift

Snow Drift
No, the snow wasn't almost over the tops of the trees this year - it's just a trick angle. There was a four or five-foot snowdrift behind my house and I held the camera below the top edge of it, shooting upward.

Camera: Kodak Brownie Hawkeye Flash (mad…
Added on November 25, 2018

Local Firefighters

Local Firefighters
These are the local firefighters from my town of Norris City and three other nearby fire departments.
Added on November 17, 2018

Pepper No. 3c

Pepper No. 3c
A variation of my Pepper No. 3. Instead of being lit from above, this time it was placed in a darkened room and the light was filtered in from the distant left and right. Shot on black velvet.

Camera: Minolta X-370
Lens: Minolta MD Rokkor-X 50mm, f/1.…
Added on November  7, 2018

Autumn Leaf

Autumn Leaf
A leaf from my fall tree.

Camera: Minolta X-370
Lens: Minolta MD Rokkor-X 50mm, f/1.2
Film: Agfa Photo Vista Plus 400 (shot @ 100 ISO)
Shooting Program: Manual
Aperture: F/8
Shutter Speed: 1/125 sec.
Date: October 29th, 2018, 11.57 a.m.
Location: N…
Added on November  6, 2018

Fall Tree 2018

Fall Tree 2018
A different angle of my annual Fall Tree picture.

Camera: Minolta SRT-101
Lens: Minolta MD Rokkor-X 50mm, f/1.2
Film: Agfa Photo Vista Plus 400 (shot at 100 ISO)
Aperture: f/5.6
Shutter Speed: 1/30 of a sec.
Date: October 29th, 2018, 11.47 a.m.
Locat…
Added on October 31, 2018

Pepper No. 3 On Film

Pepper No. 3 On Film
This is the film version of a picture of a pepper I previously posted.

Camera: Minolta SRT-101
Lens: Minolta MD Rokkor-X 50mm, f/1.2
Film: Agfa Photo Vista Plus 400 (shot at 100 ISO)
Aperture: f/16
Shutter Speed: "B" (bulb) 13 secs.
Date: October 25t…
Added on October 31, 2018

1996 Mercury Sable LS Station Wagon

1996 Mercury Sable LS Station Wagon
My station wagon photographed at the local reservoir.

Camera: Minolta SRT-101
Lens: Minolta MD Rokkor-X 50mm, f/1.2
Film: Agfa Photo Vista Plus 400 (shot at 100 ISO)
Aperture: f/8
Shutter Speed: 1/60 of a sec.
Date: October 17th, 2018, 5.30 p.m.
Loca…
Added on October 31, 2018

Fall Tree Bokeh

Fall Tree Bokeh
A different angle of my annual Fall Tree picture. I've been photographing this same tree every Autumn when the leaves turn and I've been doing it since 1979.

Camera: Minolta SRT-101
Lens: Minolta MD Rokkor-X 50mm, f/1.2
Film: Agfa Photo Vista Plus 400…
Added on October 31, 2018

Fall Tree 2018

Fall Tree 2018
Today, October 29th, 2018, my tree was finally at it's peak in color. Two days ago, the leaves had barely started turning. Today was the day. I photograph this same tree located at the edge of my town every year when the leaves turn. I've been doing i…
Added on October 30, 2018

Illinois Central 2500

Illinois Central 2500
The locomotive, coal tender and caboose of the Illinois Central railroad. The locomotive was numbered 2500 and made the route from Chicago, Illinois to New Orleans, Louisiana. Photographed in Centralia, Illiinois, on July 22nd, 2015. It was located at…
Added on October 24, 2018

Fall Tree 2017

Fall Tree 2017
Another view of my annual fall tree, taken on October 23rd, 2017.

Camera: Minolta X-370s
Lens: Minolta MD Rokkor-X 50mm, f/1.2
Film: CVS Color 400
Shooting Program: Manual
Aperture: f/11
Shutter Speed: 1/60
Date: October 23rd, 2017, 2.27 p.m.
Locat…
Added on October 12, 2018

Fall Tree 2017

Fall Tree 2017
My annual fall tree picture, taken on October 23rd, 2017. I've been photographing this same tree since the 1970s.

Camera: Minolta X-370s
Lens: Minolta MD Rokkor-X 50mm, f/1.2
Film: CVS Color 400
Shooting Program: Manual
Aperture: f/11
Shutter Speed:…
Added on October 12, 2018

University Mall

University Mall
This is the University Mall, located in Carbondale, Illinois. I shot it one day on a trip I took to try out my new (to me) Minolta X-370s.

Camera: Minolta X-370s
Lens: Minolta MD Zoom 28-70mm, f/3.5, @40mm
Film: Kodak Portra 160
Aperture: f/11
Shutter…
Added on September 18, 2018

My Baby Angel

My Baby Angel
One of the inscriptions on a brick that lines the area around a statue for lost children. Taken on June 11th, 2016.
Added on September  9, 2018

The Lost Children

The Lost Children
The area around a statue for lost children is paved with these inscribed bricks, each one dedicated to a different lost child.
Added on September  9, 2018