Chasing the Milky Way... and a comet
The Good Life|August 2020
A passion that can’t be pursued in the big cities
MARILYN SHERLING

First off, let me give you my photographer’s credentials.

I have none. I am an amateur photographer who loves taking photos as a hobby.

So, what you see here is a result of that interest.

When I was a kid, my folks let me borrow their Kodak Brownie camera to take pictures when we were on vacations.

I bought my first camera when I graduated from high school. I had received some cash for graduation gifts and I put it together to buy an Agfa 35mm Rangefinder camera with a 50mm lens. I used a separate, hand-held, exposure meter to determine my aperture and speed settings for taking the photos.

Over the years, I have taken photos of a myriad number of subjects.

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