The last column of the old Shea Stadium was collapsed by the wrecking crew yesterday, ending a 45-year run. Too young for a stadium to die, if you ask me, but those in power know otherwise. Its demise, however, brought back a few memories.
When I was growing up, my dad was a writer who authored a daily newspaper column about photography. He taught me a lot, including what cameras were good and why. One of the things he impressed on me was that the Mamiya camera company was one of the oldest and most respected names in medium format photography.
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