Welcome to my first Blog!

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Welcome to my first WordPress blog!

Honestly I have been a long time writer on Blogger. It has served me well, but I really wanted a cross platform (laptop, iPad, iPhone) blog that I could work on anytime and anyplace I wanted. I have been having difficulty with the Blogger app, it will crash unexpectedly while working from a mobile device. So far I’ve found the WordPress app to be so much more robust. The mobile user interface mirrors all the tools that the main site offers. I couldn’t be happier.

Photography and writing have been a big part of my life. I made several goals for myself this year, and my big goal for 2017 is to write more content. Oh, and take more photos. Especially with film based cameras.

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Retro Snapper was born out of my interest in older film based cameras. I have always used older cameras in my process, and enjoy the slower pace and less electronic intrusion so much more satisfying than using a digital camera. I also collect antique cameras and started an Etsy store  to sell antique cameras found in second hand stores, or rescued from the top shelf of a closet at an estate sale. There is a fantastic analog community out there – collecting, selling and making fantastic photographs with these cameras. I am so glad I found a group so much like myself! It has beenIMG_8008.jpg truly satisfying.

With humble beginnings I start my WordPress journey. I cannot wait to begin posting stories and articles about photography.  Please stay tuned as I write about my adventures with analog cameras. Most of all, I want to have some fun!

 

 

 

 

 

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