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Petri 7S Test

Half a year ago, my mother-in-law asked me if I could use an old Petri 7S and a Minolta SRT101 they had laying around and after some quick research online I responded “most definitely!”  The Minolta will be the subject … Continue reading

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Testing the Ansco Regent

Sometimes I’m not sure whether these posts I do on whether or not I’ve been able to make these vintage cameras work are more about the cameras, or about the content of the photos I’ve managed to snap.  This is … Continue reading

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Mylapore’s Annual Kolam Contest

When I first arrived in southern India, I blogged about the “kolams” made by millions of women in India every day.  So it turns out this is also a competitive sport of sorts! Over the last four days, the Mylapore … Continue reading

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Photowalk: Diwali

This morning, we rose early to go on another Chennai photowalk, especially for Diwali.  Again the route chosen for the group took us near the Kapaleeshwarar Temple, in Mylapore – which I blogged about a few weeks ago.  At this … Continue reading

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Chennai Photowalk Part 3: Kapaleeshwarar Temple

…as far as this particular photowalk goes, I’ve saved the best for last. We initially went into the less-trafficked entrance entrance to this amazing temple, following the lead of the Indians in our group, and after a few photos, were … Continue reading

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Chennai Photowalk Part 2: Streets at Night

It seems strange to think that, after 2 months living in this city, we haven’t really been out at night.  I’ve been out very early and there are a surprising number of people up and about – this is the … Continue reading

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Chennai Photowalk: In Search of Golu

Golu, also known as Kolu or Bommai Golu – the “festival of dolls” – has come to Chennai.  Golu is celebrated during the festival of Navratri in southern India.  I find the background of the festival confusing, not knowing many … Continue reading

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