1961 Paillard-Bolex H-16
with P. Angénieux Zoom Lens
(from 35mm Kodak Slide)
Since my youth in Venice,
I have had a love for this tool... this
art... this history.
Recently, I restored a 1950 Bolex (non-reflex), gave it a 'baby'
(left), and have used them to shoot lens tests and experiments, taking
them on the road.
This immersive medium is also a preservation vessel.
I also help assess
collections at a film
It is a pleasingly voyeuristic
ritual... looking into the past at
anonymous faces, searching for clues, traveling