HaarFager's photos with the Antique Cameras

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

Double Exposure

Double Exposure
Back around 1991, my Mother and Brother went with some friends down to Florida on vacation. As they were packing to leave, I started a roll of film in my Argus C3 and then gave it to my Brother to take with them and get some shots of their trip. The ver…
Added on May  9, 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

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