Bennington Banner Newspaper Archives Feb 15 1966, Page 26

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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - February 15, 1966, Bennington, Vermont Shoe borne photographer Are reminded of Toscanini a admonition to his orchestra when rehearsals were going badly a you must shed one More drop of the blood my own cold blood by now is a sluggish Crimson Mississippi which lacks the Force to reach into the tributaries of fingers and toes. Two Hundred my Lens affixed you watch the first skier come Down. You have previously focused on one of the poles but in your excitement you have forgotten to wind the shutter. You push but there is no Click. Next time. Shutter wound another one comes Down. But you breathe and the eyepiece is so fogged that pole Man skies and Snow merge in a momentary shapeless collage. But you take it anyway. You know from experience the racing number tied on each contestant is sometimes not identifiable in the print. So to make sure you Check with the judges to get the names. You try and keep track of the numbers too but your ballpoint pen wont work in the cold. One of the judges opens the rear door of the cat but before you can ask the question through the sudden Welcome heat you Are shched because another judge is saying something of Paramount importance on the radio. While you listen cigarette smoke and a Wisp of Coffee smell floats by you and is lost in the Snappy air. The message having winged up the Hill to the starting Point you get the names and Are told to shut the door because of the cold. You know these people do not think of you As a dog but you feel As rejected As if your name were Rover and ski fashions loan look is feat ii Rod smooth slim slivers of color dominate the 1965-66 season As fashion pares Down the line to the smoothest of fabrics the leanest of lines the most Subtle in colors. Skiwear designers have envisioned a new shimmering look clean As an icicle and smooth As december Snow. Styling is Long lean Well fitted to a skim athletic body. Pants skim the Torso even More closely than last year. Parkas Are a narrow column often with uncomplicated mandarin Collar skim Arm hugging sleeves. Sweaters appear increasingly in Flat knit uncomplicated again in design without distracting pattern or Jumble Bumble knit. Selective detailing a new use of the Stripe on the Many a sweater or creative Collar cuffing on the woman a lends a Well defined Sportive look. Frontline colors Are the natural tones champagnes beige tapes terracotta chocolate and Beaver Browns. Slipping quietly in beside them Are Greys Oyster beige Grey combinations and smoke. Black and White a fresh startling contrast on snowy slopes is Drifting Down from last years High fashion to the ranks of medium priced skiwear. The old familiar Cranberry and Bordeau along with Teal Pilot and Royal blues Are still unmistakably among us while the pastels Pink yellow Lavendar Bloom Only rarely in the seasons fashion and then Only in strange Hothouse variations of the Hue. Menus color favourites Black Navy and Olive retain their honoured places. Print Parka fabrics hive run the Gamut of Flowers abstracts and geometrical finally exhausting themselves completely at the end of last season. Tuesday february 15, 1966 the people inside were afraid you would jump us on the furniture. Going Down the meet is nearly Over and you try the judges again to get the name of a possible Winner. They Tell you the Winner went through just before you arrived probably when you were waiting for the Snow cat. The Snow cat comes up again and you enter. The judges All skiers get out of theirs. You take to minutes to get Down and when you walk into the ski school office they Are All there drinking Cocoa. You tie up the Loose ends and go Back to the Darkroom where army shoes really count. There you develop your film of the also rans and make a few discoveries. The image which had appeared huge in the telephoto Lens is not huge at All most of the shots were taken from too far away. A common fault when using Long lenses. The cold made the perforation separations on the film Brittle and in your heavy handed winding of the film they had broken and Only half the Roll was exposed. You write a note to yourself with your thawed out Ball Point pen. Be careful with Long lenses done to wind the film too hard in cold weather and learn to ski. Becky a Stone House used f furniture Odds in ends of All kinds come see for the latest ski condition reports. 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