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The Pentax Spotmatic: World’s First TTL SLR

7 years, 7 months ago A 50mm View: Photo Blog 0

The Pentax Spotmatic SLR was the first SLR camera introduced with a TTL (through-the-lens) meter. This overview will talk about the operation, the history, the legacy, the mount and the quirks of this pinnacle film camera.

I-75 Sushi: Akira Japanese Restaurant

7 years, 7 months ago Writing 0

This story was originally published in CityBeat, you can visit their site to read the story, too.

A few weeks ago my roommate was asked to entertain two West Coast business associates. He frantically texted me asking if I knew about any sushi joints near his workplace in Fairfield. My response was one word: Akira.

Having developed a taste for sushi in college, I avoided the long-standing West Chester establishment for years after I returned to the area. To use a real estate term, let’s just say that the place does not have curb appeal. Akira is tucked in a strip mall with a Big Lots, the Twin Dragon Chinese buffet and a Radio Shack manned by the least enthusiastic employees on earth. (more…)