A site you must see.

http://www.30-years-later.com/

Haunting and unspeakable.

April 26th is the 30-year anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster.

Most people don’t realize that Europe would have been all but obliterated were it not for the actions of those who gave their lives to shut down the reactor, extinguish the fires, and construct the (now heavily deteriorating) concrete sarcophagus.

It was estimated that those working on the roof itself reached their lifetime dose of radiation in approximately 40 seconds–not to mention the three engineers that went on a dive into the cooling pool to drain the cooling floor and prevent a secondary explosion.  It has been postulated that should the the sarcophagus collapse (currently at end-of-life…) the resulting disaster would be much worse than the first, and would likely blanket most of Europe.

If you have some time, the history is truly worth the read.

 

Ecce Sancti Gradalis…

Superia400-120

“Behold…the Holy Grail.”

 

10 rolls from the ‘Bay.

Pricing was not overly rational; but it was this, or Cinestill I suppose…

I do not currently possess the camera that will shoot this, but I know which one it will be.

Hopefully the film is okay.

 

The Summer Schmozle

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Well, today I have posting paralysis, so you get a bit of a “Summer Schmoz”.

(BTW: Apparently this is lucky post #777!)

These were taken with some cameras, and lenses.  Some are film, some are not…

I hope you enjoy,

-M.

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