Somenos Marsh, near my home on Vancouver Island on Canada’s Pacific coast, is lovely in the afternoon light. This image was taken with one of my vintage workhorses, my 1928 No.1 Kodak Model III. I found this camera for $25 on eBay, and was delighted to find that it looked as if it had just come off the camera store shelf. It has an f/6.3 Kodak Anastigmat lens that is wonderfully sharp. I was not surprised to learn that the Anastigmats were the precursors to Kodak’s famous Ektar series of lenses, these being known as some of the best lenses of the mid 20th century. The film is XP-2, which has excellent exposure latitude and very fine grain.