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Found Image #1 | by Jim Melcher
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Found Image #1

This Kodak Brownie Reflex 20 was $15 on Craigslist. The price seemed high, but upon inspection, the camera already had a roll of exposed film in it. So I thought, what the heck, film doesn't come any cheaper than that!


The film is 620 Kodak Verichrome Pan exposed (most likely) sometime in the early 1960s; developed in Diafine for five minutes each for both solution A and solution B; scanned myself on an Epson v700. (Some adjustment of to get it to scan well, but no other correction or post-production.)


My current hypothesis is a child owned the camera, shot the roll on a vacation out west, and never got to the next step.


Final budget tally for these images:


Camera: $15

Film: free

Processing (DIY): $4

Scanning (DIY): $1

Total: $20

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Taken on July 12, 2015