Author Archives: Richard Lund

About Richard Lund

Translite photographer and a reader and a talker.

Meet my alter ego

Hi, this is from Elmer, the gas station attendant at Hwy 61 Filling Station Show. My crazy cousin Richard said I could make a plug for my show on his website. What are family members for, anyway? Here is the … Continue reading

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Short highways lead to important places…

Well, my cousin said that it was the shortest highway in Minnesota. Well, it was and it wasn’t. But the point is that he was right and that is why I could not find my turn-off from Hwy 10. Here … Continue reading

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Well, it’s here. Makes taking pictures a new adventure. Really.

You may not have any idea what I am talking about. That is okay, because I don’t really have all the facts just yet. But have a look, seriously. (Hint: click within the picture for a choice of focus.) So, … Continue reading

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Nearly black and white

When I started to take pictures for real, I began in black and white. We could shoot, develop our film, print it, mount it, and show it, all with a little help from Kodak’s Tri-X®, some HC-110, fixer, Photoflo®, Polycontrast … Continue reading

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Neil Lund is laid to rest

Clarence Neil Lund – born 25 August 1928, died 28 January, 2012. The following remarks are from his funeral service on 4 February 2012 at Rochester, Minnesota. The three sets of remarks are from his sons, Richard, Jerome, and Steven. … Continue reading

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Lighting Products after I take the pictures…

“If God wanted you to take pictures hand-held, he would have given you three legs.” I am not going to sell you a tripod today. I just think that you might already own one, but never use it. Tripod photography … Continue reading

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Money, Money, Moneyball…

I still love baseball. The game, not the experience of being a fan necessarily. And the big league ball parks are a world to themselves. Got to visit one recently. Athletics’ home field. Shot a backing for Moneyball, the new … Continue reading

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A good man gets treated badly by BP Oil

I had not seen John for five years. He called me up a few months back and wanted me to come stay with him in Mississippi while we were in danger from the nuclear radiation that was drifting toward the … Continue reading

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Getting ready for what’s next…

My friend Paul has often remarked, “I am just getting ready for what comes next.” Good answer. History can be kinder than life at the time. We think back to the cigar chomping, plump guy in the UK who said, … Continue reading

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Changing shooting titles can be confusing…

Don’t know about your memory, but mine can be just out of sorts, if you know what I mean… So, don’t ask me to title your next film. I will probably not have an catchy ideas about that. In fact, … Continue reading

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