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Those Teenage Years


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Those Teenage Years

26 May 2021 9:36AM   Views : 628 Unique : 348

Remember being a young teenager? The endless homework? Then again, homework done, hours spent searching through those huge bumper packs of used stamps, just hoping for a Penny Red that had the right letters on the corners or some other rarity that had slipped through. Making lists? Some teenagers make endless lists - it might be of records owned, books or whatever. Remember records and more hours spent searching through market stalls with racks upon racks of 7" singles?

Also, let's not forget, there was collecting. Some of us are hoarders by nature, so we maybe start off with stamps and then move onto antiques boxes, thimbles, butterflies; anything really that satisfies the need to arrange and catalogue the world about us. The recent shed demolition revealed some traces of my indulgent collecting past, and one remnant was a selection of what was once my teenage key collection. Old keys are a fascination in themselves, but even the humble latch key comes in a huge vatiety of styles. This is just a glimpse, as arranging them for neat photography takes even more time, but, armed with a baize background and a Pentax K-3 II with 18-135mm lens, this is what we find:




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26 May 2021 4:49PM
I think you should re-shoot using a combination of high-key and low-key processing...Wink

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