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I started with these two cameras: a Kodak Instamatic and then a Polaroid Swinger.  By the end of my teens, I was shooting, processing and printing 35mm. I majored in Cinema & Photography in college but regretfully lacked the confidence of making a decent living with it. 
The next four decades were spent in the business of mass media: from The Boston Globe to NBC. Then, with retirement, came my opportunity to shoot, learn and explore with no restrictions and expectations except for those I put on myself.

And as for the idea of not making a living doing this? Here's a lesson I've learned... you may not get rich as a photographer but the activity and the art of photography is deeply enriching.


D Train 1971  

Brooklyn, NY

(my first keeper)

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