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Sunday, January 21, 2007

Nine times as good

In addition to the Lomographic Society Fisheye 2 that Laura gave me for Christmas, she also gave me one of their goofy Pop 9 cameras, a shiny golden 35mm pocket camera that has nine lenses in a 3x3 array. I was a bit skeptical as to the utility of the camera when I opened the package, but I have to say, I'm pleased with how my first shots a couple of days after Christmas turned out. If one photo of a goofy sign is good, nine photos must be nine times as good, right?

No Super Sale

Sunrise

RANT ZA

The only problem is that these little thumbnails really don't do them justice. You'll just have to go over to my photos site and look at them a little larger to see what's really going on here.

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Posted at 9:29 PM

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Anthony and Jimmy's moved? What are they gonna start using that fancy newfangled Barbicide stuff now? At least the jokes are always the same.

Posted by lilbro at 10:10 AM, January 22, 2007 [Link]

Not only did they move, they're not called "Anthony and Jimmy's" any more, and Anthony and Jimmy don't appear to cut hair any more, although they hang out. My hair cut last week was done by Marie, and I didn't hear any cussing at all when I was there. Most of the sports memorabilia on the walls is gone, too.

Posted by ralph at 7:10 AM, January 30, 2007 [Link]

these are wonderful... want one! :)

Posted by deb at 8:38 AM, February 4, 2007 [Link]

If you go to www.lomography.com/ and click on Shop and then Global Shop Locator, you'll find that there's a Lomographic Embassy in Wellington where you should be able to find the cameras put out by the Lomographic Society. Or you could wait until you come to the US later this year; there are a number of sources in the Boston area, including three Urban Outfitters, which is where Laura bought me mine.

Posted by ralph at 12:30 PM, February 4, 2007 [Link]

Nah, Anthony and Jimmy are still around and cutting hair, along with the younger Phil who's been with them for a few years. However, they have expanded to include a younger guy named Mark, an old guy who never seems to get any customers (sort of like Cedric the Entertainer's character in Barbershop) and one or two women, including Marie, who, in my view, is terrible. I'm not a big fan of barbershops expanding and becoming "unisex" type cutteries, though A&J's is pretty much the same otherwise. They're now called "Main Street Cutters," unfortunately, which I believe reflects them bringing Phil in a an equal partner, since he has a loyal customer base.

Posted by ~cc~ at 3:10 PM, March 17, 2008 [Link]

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