I found the lens on my Crown Graphic, an Ektar 127mm, to be very limiting in situations where I couldn’t get very close to the athletes during competition (which, at the Olympics, is nearly every situation).Landry focuses his work on shooting bands, but what makes him so unique is the equipment he uses.
Shortly after its founding, the organization started to produce shows, and this year, the show had more than 70 dealers with 85 tables.
The Graflex Reflex is an iconic camera and it was a favorite photographic companion for legendary photographers such as Alfred Stieglitz, Paul Strand and Dorothea Lange.
Of the latter, Dorothea Lange’s “Migrant Mother” which she shot with a Graflex Reflex in 1936 while recording images of the great depression, is regarded as a modern icon in its summation of the endured hardships.
Landry first became interested in photography when his grandmother gave him his first camera around the age of 10.
(A) Approximate dating of Speed Graphic cameras - six different Speed Graphic shutter speed plates 1912-1946.
Note: on the earlier plates the actual slit size in inches was used across the top, later plates had only letters.