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Sometimes the photograph doesn't spark a memory.

I'm still rummaging through old negatives. Well, "rummaging" is a bit of an exaggeration since they are neatly filed in clear pages along (mostly) with a contact print. But I digress. Most of the time I look at an appealing negative or thumbnail on a contact sheet and thing "Oh, yeah. I remember taking that." Not this one. My film log tells me that it was taken in Baltimore in October, 1981 on Tri-X rated at ISO 800. At least that explains why the negative is more than a bit dense and contrasty. I have no memory of this surreal scene nor of having been in Baltimore in October 1981. I presume it was a side effect of some business trip that was easily forgotten. There are three frames o

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