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A Riverfront Inn in Wales

A Riverfront Inn in Wales circa 1987 A digitally restored 35 mm photo. I took my first trip to the United Kingdom in the late summer of 1987. It was a two-week guided bus tour, which began in London. We then worked our way north through Wales and onto Edinburgh,…

An Old Texas Lighthouse

An Old Lighthouse in Galveston, Texas. Circa 1979. A digitally restored 35 mm photo. Here is another trip down memory lane, courtesy of my old Nikkormat FT3 35mm camera. I had purchased the camera two years before for a college photography course. Little did I know it would become my…

Hunt’s Tomb and Papago Park.

Hunt’s Tomb at Papago Park. Tempe, Arizona. 1978. A digitally restored 35mm photo.   This vintage 35 mm photo goes back to my college photography class at ASU. Our first assignment was to purchase a 35mm SLR camera, so I bought a Nikkormat FT3, which I used for decades.  …

Wales Revisited

I took my first trip to the United Kingdom in the summer of 1987. It was a ten-day guided bus tour of England and Scotland. Naturally, I brought along my 35mm SLR camera, along with plenty of film. I even packed my film in a special x-ray proof bag. I…

Monument Valley

© 2021 by Gayle Martin. All Rights Reserved. Monument Valley, Arizona, with its unique massive buttes, is a photographer’s dream. It’s located on the Navajo nation in northeastern Arizona, near the four corners. John Ford made Monument Valley famous in the 1930s when he directed a number of western movies…

Vintage European Crossroads

Restoring my old 35mm photos has been a fun trip down memory lane. This series, circa 1980, features the European Crossroads Shopping Center, located near Bachman Lake in Dallas, Texas. I was going to an art school at the time, and the school was one of the tenants.  Dallas gets…