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RoyDresselPhoto.com Twenty Years of the Website

RoyDresselPhoto.com Twenty Years of the Website

One of our early web pages, from 2000 It doesn’t seem possible, but it’s been 20 years since I started www.roydresselphoto.com back in the last few days of 1999. It also doesn’t seem possible that at one time, I didn’t have a website. I...
My Cameras: The Olympus OM-1

My Cameras: The Olympus OM-1

This Old Olympus OM-1 is one of my favorite cameras. Purchased new at Boots Camera in Fresno in 1979.    The Olympus OM-1 was my first professional 35mm camera The Olympus OM-1 was my first professional camera, but I had had several 35mm cameras before the OM-1. The...
Becoming a Photographer: My First 35mm Camera

Becoming a Photographer: My First 35mm Camera

Man, this camera sure does show my age. Well, in reality, it is a bit older then I am. I bought this camera in a pawn shop in Fontana, California, in about 1968,  but it’s much older than that. The Mercury II camera was built by the Universal Camera Corporation...
Becoming A Photographer: The FR Kit

Becoming A Photographer: The FR Kit

The little kit that I received for my thirteenth birthday to develop and print B&W film. It began a journey that I am still on today. The journey of the image.  I’m lucky,  I found my passion early in life, and it became a passion that I have been able to...