contact sheet CH129

salon
Looking at a contact sheet from 37 years ago. What is remembered?
Rosni Farm
What clarity of memory exists for yesterday?
kitchen
But this one, I remember the microwave, the corded phone, the linoleum, the coffee pot, the can of French Market, the hanging pans, the hanging light-bulb, the cabinet doors with a rubber band spanning the handles to keep them closed.

Oh! What was a contact sheet? Expose and develop a roll of film. Cut the film into strips. Lay the negative strips on a sheet of photo paper. Shine light through the negatives. Develop the sheet of paper. Contact sheet! Multiple positive images from the exposed film.

Author: WmX

I stumbled off the track to success in 1968, started chasing shadows that summer. Since then, In addition to farm-laborer and newspaper photographer my occupational incarnations include dishwasher, janitor, retail photo clerk, plumber, HVAC repairman, auto mechanic, CAT scan technologist, computer worker and politico (whatever it takes to buy a camera.) I am on the road to understanding black and white photography.

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