Happy SUNday! – 1973

The Mets won this game over the Oakland Athletics 6-1 but lost the series. The game was played October 17, 1973.

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Happy SUNday! – Flickr Panda

The Flickr Panda out and about.

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Happy SUNday! – Classic Truck

1951 model GMC truck. Centre Street, downtown Historic District, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, Florida.

My focus was on the ‘GMC’.
Fujifilm Neopan 100 Acros B&W film.
Fuji Photo Film Fujica GW690 medium format camera with Fujinon 90mm f3.5 lens.

Comments are always welcomed as I’ve learned quite a bit from reader feedback. As always, thanks for stopping by and while you’re at it, feel free to visit my camera shop at http://www.ccstudio2380.com (CC Design Studios hosted by Etsy). – Chris Whelan

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Happy SUNday! – Classic Cars

A couple of classic cars taken in June 1958 somewhere in Connecticut (maybe Hartford).

My wife’s Uncle Bill’s car – a Ford? Reader Jim Grey says it’s a Dodge and I agree. Maybe a 1958 Royal Lancer? The paint scheme is pretty gaudy – a “saddle” two-tone, which had the roof and all of the body below the belt-line trim as one color and the body above the belt-line trim as another.
My father-in-law’s Frank’s car – a Chevy Impala.

They built them big and heavy back then and to think they were considered coupes (two doors). Dual antennas too! Have a great day!

Comments are always welcomed as I’ve learned quite a bit from reader feedback. As always, thanks for stopping by and while you’re at it, feel free to visit my camera shop at http://www.ccstudio2380.com (CC Design Studios hosted by Etsy). – Chris Whelan

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Happy SUNday! – Father’s Day

Me with my son Tim a few years ago.
My dad (Paul) on a pony around 1919 or so. Why I like this picture so much is that it was taken near where he grew up in Brooklyn. His dad was a delivery man for Borden’s Milk and drove a horse drawn wagon to make his deliveries. My dad grew up around horses and while in the CCC during the Great Depression was responsible for taking care of the horses they used while on site.
My family together for our annual family vacation. Lindsay, me, Carol, and Timothy.

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Happy SUNday! – found boxes!

Not that they were lost, just the pics (more like hidden from myself). Sadly most of these items including the gorgeous Canon AE-1 Program have been passed on to other collectors (sold). But collections are meant to be dynamic and that’s most of the fun. Chasing down those items you’ve always wanted for your favorite cameras.

This was an awesome camera and super fun to use! If you’re chasing a Canon AE-1 don’t overlook this better version of the original – it even gives the A-1 a run for the money.
Bits and bobs from my Yashica collection over the years.

Comments are always welcomed as I’ve learned quite a bit from reader feedback. As always, thanks for stopping by and while you’re at it, feel free to visit my camera shop at http://www.ccstudio2380.com (CC Design Studios hosted by Etsy). – Chris Whelan

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Happy SUNday! – In the drive-thru with “GEE SUS”

Only in Florida does GEE SUS have to wait to place his order.

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Happy SUNday! – weekend project, finished

A custom built wood screen for…
…hiding the garbage and recycle bins (and other junk).

The only thing left to do is to let it weather for just a bit before staining it with some cedar tinted wood stain (just like the fence further back). I’m sure the neighbors will appreciate not seeing my bins from the street. Now to do something about the driveway!

Comments are always welcomed as I’ve learned quite a bit from reader feedback. As always, thanks for stopping by and while you’re at it, feel free to visit my camera shop at http://www.ccstudio2380.com (CC Design Studios hosted by Etsy). – Chris Whelan

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Happy SUNday! – Remembering Expo 67

It’s hard to believe that Expo 67 was 54 years ago – I remember most of our trip and stay in Montreal but not that much of the event except, I remember meeting one of the hostesses (not these exact ladies) and having my picture taken next to her and another taken with a Canadian Mountie. I know where the Mountie picture is but I can’t find the other. Perhaps I’ll scan the Mountie pic for another Sunday.

Perfect 1960s style just right for Expo 67.
The Kodak Instamatic 104 camera she’s holding was released in July 1965 and retailed for just under $20 (that’s quite a bit of 1960s money). The 104 was the first to feature the new flashcube and like all early Instamatics used the newly developed 126 film cartridge. The 104 was replaced by the 124 in 1968.

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You’re tired? I’m tired!

Starbuck’s man and his pal.

Better get off the decaf and back on the good stuff! Have a Happy SUNday!

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