Saturday, December 17, 2011


Yup, it's a rare Saturday post. Well, not so much a post as simply a question for you the reader.

I've been thinking about developing the very last disposable camera that I used for Shooting Suburbia and posting it. However, there are a couple of things that you should know.

1} I have no clue what's on it.
2} The pictures were shot sometime when the temperatures were between 60 and 90 degrees.
3} The developed disc would have a maximum of 27 pictures on it.

So my question to you is this: Would this be something that you would be interested in seeing, and if so, how many posts should I try to squeeze out of this disc?


  1. I'm always interested in seeing photos, especially yours. As to the number of posts, I have no idea, it depends on the images that you've captured. ;)

  2. Joe: Thanks for the compliment.

    Usually I can squeeze about five week's worth of posts, with a pattern of three odd to two even.

    Even if I have to lose a few due to other issues (privacy, badly taken, etc.) I always try to maintain that pattern of odd/even.

  3. I say post them. I always enjoy the charm of the Cedar Mountain, and it'd be nice to see a little bit of summer as we go into winter.

  4. Sure! How many posts? I agree w/Joey.

  5. MMmm What's that they say about counting your exposures er, chickens before they hatch? What if it's a blank role n you want 8 out of it?- How many I'd divide by subject matter. They could be all blurry like I got at the Godzilla party. I could post those, but baby Matty was so cute before her face flew away...

    I do tho, love seeing those summer pics in the wintertime!

    Odd / even pattern? I never ever even consider that!

  6. Joanne: Thanks.

    Cedar Mountain does have its charm from time to time, especially in the summertime. And yes, a litte bit of summer can make a winter a lot more bearable.

    R: That's another vote for yes.

    Snaggle: I'm not sure that I can divide by subject matter. For the most part, I usually didn't have a specific reason when I went photo shooting. I think I'd only did that on two or three occasions.

    As for the odd/even pattern, it was the one thing that I made sure of when I'd originally created the blog. I wanted to get at least a month's worth of posts out of one camera and that was the easiest way of doing it.

  7. Sure - I'd like to see them. I would say look at the 27 photos and decide accordingly how many posts. I don't know about you, but usually take about three shots of everything and almost always use the first one anyway. But it ends up that I have a lot repetitive shots.

  8. Lynn: When I was actively doing the blog, I rarely took multiples of the same thing. I figured that since I was using a disposable, I couldn't really afford to waste any time taking doubles. The only exception was to take a picture of the same subject (like an animal or plant) from a different angle.

  9. I guess that would depend on what's on it! Lovely women, for example? Funny pets? :)

  10. Charles: Alas, no lovely women on it. After all, it's a disposable, and whereas you can shoot with a cheesy digital camera and not have anyone see you do it, a disposable is highly conspicious. :D

  11. Definitely post them! Back before I went 100 percent digital with my pictures, I used to love finding random undeveloped film -- you never know what you might have captured! Three posts would divvy them up nicely... but I suppose you should wait to decide until you see what's on the camera... :)

  12. Lisa: Thanks.

    It will definitely be interesting to see what it was that I shot all those months ago.

    As for the post count, I'm leaning towards about four or five, as I want to get about a months worth of posts out of this.


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