Jun 19

Brownie Hawkeye Maui Edition

by in film, hawaii, photography

You might have noticed, I like photography. All the photos on this blog are my own. Either created in the lovely natural light of my apartment or taken somewhere on the road, usually outside of Canada and occasionally somewhere on the lower mainland.

I recently rediscovered an old camera of my dads; a cool little bakelite box, the Brownie Hawkeye. After doing some reading I decided to load up some 120 film and shoot off a roll. I didn’t bother to clean any part of the camera thinking that I want to see what 50+ years of dust and history looks like. While I was happy enough with those first shots, doing this gave me some insight into the toy camera, its focal distance and exposure. Armed with a bit of knowledge, I decided to take it apart, clean it and flip the lens. Flipping the lens resulted in images with a softer, ethereal feel and a very sweet, defined focal point. I captured the following Maui moments with the next roll of film.
more makena park portrait of my dad in kihei
parents at makena park trade winds at makena park
You can see more of my Brownie Hawkeye shots here and here.

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3 Responses to “Brownie Hawkeye Maui Edition”

  1. From AnaVar:

    Your photos are amazing! They could easily be sold as a professional!

    Posted on July 21, 2010 at 2:17 am #
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    Posted on July 23, 2010 at 8:07 am #
  3. From just jeanette:

    Thanks very much, AnaVar.

    George, I'll be in touch!

    Posted on August 4, 2010 at 8:31 pm #

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