Bruce and Winston have plastic balls

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When it comes to making things happen no one did it better than my brothers. Bruce was a real life Macgyver when it came to making things in shop class, and Winston never once took 'NO' for an answer, even if he was wrong. My brothers were two of the hardest working people I had ever know. The only person that worked harder was our dad. Working as a logger well into his 80s, the man didn't stop working until the day he died. 

After Bruce and Winston got the idea to make a plastic molded camera they worked 18hr days until they figured it out. They had a small cabin on the river that they used as their studio, and from dawn til dusk they would spend the day creating plastic sculptures, photographs, and paintings. In November of 1982 they would finally make a mold for the Hipstamatic A1 lens. By the end of the month they had made their first 5 Hipstamatic 100s. Locally everyone knew them as the "Crazy Hippies on the Lake," but that did stop the local newspaper from writing a short article on them and the Hipstamatic. (Unfortunately the collection of works and archives of my brothers' Hipstamatic adventure were destroyed in a house fire in 1993.)  

The view from the Cabin.

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