Tag Archive: photography

May 20

Modern Photography, Polaroids, instamatics and Super 8

Advertising for Instamatic, Polaroids and Super 8 cameras at Grant's in San Luis Obispo October, 30 1968.

How can you make photography any easier than this? One camera makes instant prints. An electric eye, electronic shutter and image-sizer with viewfinder frame. Not sure what any of that does but it sure sounds cool, especially when you put it in the Professional-type carrying case. Another costs less and loads easily with flash cubes …

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Apr 30

Joe Johnston’s B&W Cafe


Tribune colleague Joe Johnston has launched a blog of contemporary black and white photography, B&W Cafe. New images daily. Old technology meets new, they were all shot on an iPhone. No darkroom chemicals were mixed in the making of these images.

Jul 14

1965 Beach fashion

    Carla Citlau relaxes at Shell Beach in a bathing suit of hot pink Helenca knit and bloused top. Jim Vestal photos. Sports Illustrated published their first swimsuit issue the year before in 1964. As part of the Spring fashion tab in 1965 The Tribune went to the exotic location of Shell Beach to …

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