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Long time no see

Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again.

- Henri Cartier Bresson

 

I was trying to explain to my son what these empty film canisters are.

 

Me: "In the older days, we need to have these in our cameras before we can take pictures..."

 

Son: "Oh.. are they batteries?" :)

 

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I've decided to collect a set of photos of these film canisters. For just mere keepsake or not, I love how they look, especially in a set.

 

I hope they may bring back fond memories for you. Which one is your favorite?

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Taken on May 3, 2010