Phonelandia II

A continuation of a brief series on phones from this decommissioned military facility.




Nota bene the orange sticker.


7 responses

  1. juniorbbq

    Love these

    March 14, 2015 at 9:38 pm

  2. I like how you have isolated the phone by using a shallow depth of field. B&W works well here.

    March 15, 2015 at 8:12 am

    • Thanks Denise. I did have to give the shallowness a helping hand in GIMP, but I’m glad the results worked.

      March 15, 2015 at 8:33 am

      • Ah, you use GIMP? I was curious as to what you favored.

        These versions of the rotary phones amused me. We had the technology to support six lines on a single phone, but not to allow a user to enter discrete independent numbers. We still needed the wind-up toy feel.

        March 22, 2015 at 7:15 pm

  3. They were probably available, but I imagine these were cheaper. Remember, this was a government facility!

    March 22, 2015 at 7:32 pm

    • Aha, touche! Hehe, I genuinely laughed out loud at your comment.

      My favorite takeaway and life-expression from my experiences for said employer: “Shut up and color.”

      Best. Expression. Ever.

      March 22, 2015 at 7:36 pm

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