HaarFager's photos with the Minolta Lenses

Christmas 1979

Christmas 1979
My little brother Matthew sitting next to our Christmas tree. Probably wondering what he's getting.

Camera: Minolta XD11
Lens: Minolta MD Rokkor-X 50mm, f/1.2
Film: Kodak Kodachrome 25
Date: December 1979
Location: Norris City, Illinois, U.S.A.

Ch…
Added on December  7, 2017

Nativity Scene, 1978

Nativity Scene, 1978
A nativity scene my late Mother arranged on our shelf.

Camera: Minolta XD11
Lens: Minolta MD Rokkor-X 50mm, f/1.2
Film: Kodak Kodacolor, 100 ASA 35mm
Date: December 1978
Location: Norris City, Illinois, U.S.A.

Minolta KSF 5035 Christmas 1978 12ff
Added on December  5, 2017

Christmas Tree, 1978

Christmas Tree, 1978
A picture of the family Christmas tree out of focus. I love how the shutter blades look on my Minolta.

Camera: Minolta XD11
Lens: Minolta MD Rokkor-X 50mm, f/1.2
Film: Kodak Kodacolor, 100 ASA 35mm
Date: December 1978
Location: Norris City, Illinoi…
Added on December  5, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

1954 Chevrolet 210 Two-Door Sedan

1954 Chevrolet 210 Two-Door Sedan
This was a picture of the 1954 Chevy I had back in the early 1980's. You can see a dent just below the right tail light, the tail light housing and the back window on that side are all damaged. I had driven it up to where I worked and left it overnight…
Added on March 21, 2017

The Big Pelican

The Big Pelican
A giant pelican statue on a ride for children. It was located in Norris City for our annual street festival, 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 Pro…
Added on December 27, 2016