HaarFager's photos with the Southern Illinois

1974 Chrysler New Yorker

1974 Chrysler New Yorker
Man, I sure miss the days when cars like this filled the highways! I saw it at a car show held at the Balloon Fest in Centralia, Illinois on August 17th, 2013.

Camera: Canon Snappy 50 35mm
Film: Kodak Max 400 (expired 02/09)
Date: August 17th, 2013,…
Added on November 29, 2017

Time For Trivia

Time For Trivia
This was taken at a trivia contest that the Rotary Club of Carmi hosted back on March 20th, 2010. It was held at the American Legion and I was on a team that was called the Junior Seniors.

Camera: Pentax K1000
Lens: SMC Pentax-A 28mm, f2.8 wide angle…
Added on November 27, 2017

Fall Tree 1987

Fall Tree 1987
This is what my Fall tree looked 30 years ago - in October 1987.
Added on October 27, 2017

Fall Tree 1997

Fall Tree 1997
This is what my Fall tree looked like 20 years ago - on November 1st, 1997.
Added on October 27, 2017

Fall Tree 2007

Fall Tree 2007
This is what my Fall tree looked like 10 years ago - on October 24th, 2007.
Added on October 27, 2017

Fall Tree 2017

Fall Tree 2017
This tree is at the edge of my little town and I've been coming here for 38 years and photographing each Autumn when the leaves turn. It's almost a religious experience for me - it's a very beautiful tree.
Added on October 27, 2017

Total Eclipse Sequence

Total Eclipse Sequence
This was the sequence of the total solar eclipse yesterday just near the point of totalilty. I was there with 3 other people and we enjoyed it together - it was awesome! There were also two young couples who drove all the way from New Hampshire and they…
Added on August 22, 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

The Wetlands

The Wetlands
The heavy, almost nonstop rains we’ve gotten in the last couple days have flooded this area just past the edge of my town. This is less than a mile from my house and normally this field that would be planted with corn or something like that. I took this…
Added on May  1, 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

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