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Carol's Camera by JessicaRoman Carol's Camera by JessicaRoman
My Mom is a nurse who takes care of an elderly couple.
This camera was owned by the woman, Carol.
She has about five of them, and knows about my love of photography.
Carol is fighting dementia. I do love visiting her and listening to all of her stories and going through her thousands of pictures (many of them taken with this camera) even though she forgets sometimes which ones she has already told me. She has traveled all over the world, and the story of her life is fascinating to me.
Despite the fact that using this camera is going to be a bit of a task, I feel privileged to have a piece of her history in my hands.

They don't make the film for these anymore, but you can buy film online. The problem is finding somewhere to develop it.

It's a Pentax Auto 110 - and was made between 1979 and 1985 - before I was born.

It is considered an "ultra miniature" SLR... and it's mega wicked.
I plan on testing it out as soon as I get the film. :heart:
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Marvipar Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012
and ofcourse the picture is amazing ^^
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JessicaRoman Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012  Student Photographer
:hug: Thank you. =)
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Marvipar Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012
It is really a sweet story, and I loved it. I would like to knew someone like her and travel with her photos around her world ^^
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JessicaRoman Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012  Student Photographer
Thank you. She really is a lovely woman, I'm privileged to look through her history. :heart:
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Marvipar Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012
I'm sure you do. I've seen almost all your pictures and they are wonderfull. Im studing photo too and i would like to grow as much as you did with your passion ^^
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JessicaRoman Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012  Student Photographer
Aw, thank you so much!
That really means a lot to me. :heart:
I still have a lot of growing to do, but I am enjoying every minute of it. :heart:
You should upload some of your work! I'd love to see it. :hug:
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Marvipar Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012
jaja... im a bit shy about my photos... but i'm uploading one now... Its my first time so i'm learning how to do it jajja in a few minutes it'll be ready ^^ Thanks for encourage me !
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JessicaRoman Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2012  Student Photographer
I definitely encourage you!
My first photographs I ever uploaded to this website were.... well. Lol. =P Not good.
It's a learning experience.
I'm going to watch you to make sure I don't miss any of your uploads. :heart:
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Marvipar Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012
thanks ^^ I'll be getting better, you'll see (:
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JessicaRoman Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012  Student Photographer
:hug:
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