IN A FLASH: Flying Colors

Bob Christy, adjunct professor and senior photography coordinator in Kent State University's University Communications and Marketing, captured this image of the U.S. flag and the state flag of Ohio at the Kent State University Airport

Flags at the Kent State University Airport

He used a 74-year-old Leica screwmount lens he purchased at a yard sale, attached to a camera. Christy said he was impressed with the exceptional detail the lens can capture, down to the threads that make up the flags. 

Flags at the Kent State University Airport

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POSTED: Friday, December 8, 2023 10:46 AM
Updated: Friday, December 8, 2023 03:54 PM
Phil B. Soencksen