During a Stroll through Bodie

BodieDuring a recent stroll through Bodie I was, among other things, trying out a combo of Hipstamatic settings I hadn’t used before: the Hornbecker lens and Uchitel 20 film. The look reminds me of certain old family photos I have from the 1950s, which I like—but the identical stained white border on each image was too repetitive for use in a series, so I changed that in Photoshop. Localized contrast, brightness, and clarity adjustments made in Lightroom.

Bodie

Bodie

Bodie

Bodie

Bodie

Bodie

See also Plants of the Bodie Hills for some other things seen that weekend.


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See also Tim Messick Photography and the Bodie Hills Plants blog.

About Tim Messick

Photographer, cartographer, and botanist/naturalist. Home is in Davis, California. Home-away-from-home is the eastern Sierra Nevada. Compiling a flora of the Bodie Hills.
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3 Responses to During a Stroll through Bodie

  1. Rick York says:

    This Hipstamatic combo is a great fit for Bodie. I think the first image is the most intriguing, however all are amazing and provide unique views from a place that has been photographed extensively. You might also consider the John S lens and Uchitel 20 film combo which I have used recently and believe would be Bodie worthy.

  2. Tim Messick says:

    Thanks, Rick. I’ll give that a try next time!

  3. David Swadell says:

    I especially like the one with Parkman’s Washington portrait. It causes me to recognize that Bodie was once a thriving community inhabited by people very much like us, and to reflect on cultural change over time and how easy it is to lose what we take for granted.

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