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To and From: Keysville, VA
Old 08-07-2019   #1
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To and From: Keysville, VA

I've started a new series on Flickr of some of my travels around the local area.


First up is Keysville, VA, a small town in the Piedmont region with a short line rail operation in the center. There are plenty of businesses to keep the place going, but not quite like the old days.


I talked with the mayor who just happened to be on the street when I was taking photos of a place he thought I wanted to buy (see the fourth photo below). He was very proud of what he had been able to accomplish with the town upkeep, and gave me one more sales spiel before I could disengage from the conversation.


Leica M4-P, W-Nikkor.C 3.5cm 1:3.5 LTM in M mount adapter, on Kodak Ektar 100.


Some samples:



Half The Story by P F McFarland, on Flickr



BBRR 10 by P F McFarland, on Flickr



Keysville Station 4 by P F McFarland, on Flickr



King Street by P F McFarland, on Flickr



Keysville Water Tower by P F McFarland, on Flickr



Charlotte Court House Old Schools 3 by P F McFarland, on Flickr



Four Forks by P F McFarland, on Flickr


There are 30 photos in all, and you can see them here, along with the commentary https://flic.kr/s/aHsmFBhSWn


I have found the secret to shooting Ektar is to make sure your camera has a good, accurate shutter if you are going to eyeball the exposures.


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Old 08-07-2019   #2
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Nice photos and nice project. Thanks for sharing.
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