Last Year in Black and White

I have taken these shots over the last year or so on my Canon 35mm SLR and my Yashika 120mm twin lens.

Mansions in the Fading City of Cairo, Illinois

Cairo, once a thriving river town of over 15,000 people feels like a ghost town with less than 3000 people and many abandoned buildings and dilapidated structures.  Many wonderful historic buildings have been lost to time. We did find a few old mansions holding on to a different era.  The street, Washington Avenue, where these… Continue reading Mansions in the Fading City of Cairo, Illinois

New Yashica 120mm Test Shots

I recently bought a refurbished Yashica MAT 124, 120mm Twin Lens Reflex Camera.  These have a much larger negative than 35mm and I have been told these were the go to cameras for medium format photography.  It has 2 lenses, one you look through and one that exposes the film. I love black and white… Continue reading New Yashica 120mm Test Shots