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Dec 07, 2011 21:13 |  #16

stetzam wrote in post #13490429external link
^Wow, the dream camera of the 70s...

FotOz wrote in post #13492117external link
Nice outfit tomy...

eRichard wrote in post #13506866external link
There's a prize camera. I always wanted a Technikarden.

Thanks, all . . .




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Dec 08, 2011 09:44 as a reply to tomy's post |  #17

Dacora Digna circa 1956
Medium format (6X6, 120film) point and shoot camera. Bought it at a stall for 5 euros.
Cheap camera, retractable lens, only 2 apertures (8 and 11), one shutter speed (plus bulb), focusing by distance ranges.
It still works but I think it was very unreliable in picture taking.

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Dec 09, 2011 21:09 as a reply to InPhoto's post |  #18

Praktica Nova, around 1965. Manual focus, manual exposure. In very good working condition with a crappy Carenar 35mm lens.
Bought it yesterday at an antique shop for 20 euros. I liked the 60s design...

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Dec 15, 2011 23:32 as a reply to InPhoto's post |  #19

Olympus Pen EE-S, 1962.
Bought it for 10 euros. I opened the top case and the front lens.It only needed a spring back in place for the winding mechanism and some oil in the aperture blades. Followed instructions from the Net.
The camera is automatic using a selenium meter to decide of the aperture setting. No need for batteries though. Now works as new.

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Dec 16, 2011 21:18 as a reply to InPhoto's post |  #20

Nice thread. A couple of old friends. I played with a roll of film in the Yashica last month just for old times sake.

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Dec 17, 2011 08:31 |  #21

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Classic Nikon FE2

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Dec 20, 2011 10:05 |  #23

stetzam wrote in post #13494418external link
Bought a new Zenit PhotoSniper at the flea market yesterday.

Wow, that support is awesome, PhotoSniper indeed! Why can't they make camera supports like they used to?

But yes probably too intimidating to be used in general public. :D


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Dec 22, 2011 19:48 |  #24

jm_usmc wrote in post #13501365 (external link)
Some cameras I inherited after my grandfather died. Still trying to figure out if any of them will still work.

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Nice antique collections. Display them in a muesum probably? :lol:


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Dec 22, 2011 20:02 as a reply to tomcat7886's post |  #25

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Dec 22, 2011 20:49 |  #26

LOVE those F1s! Curious if there was a way to use that 55mm 1.2 with a adapter for use on the EF(s) format...


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Dec 22, 2011 21:19 |  #27

apixelintime wrote in post #13587643external link
LOVE those F1s! Curious if there was a way to use that 55mm 1.2 with a adapter for use on the EF(s) format...

The newer F-1 has been in the shop once since new in 1983 and it still works GREAT and you can see that it has been well used. I think there is someone that posts here that made a mount for one of his FD lenses. That 55 1.2 asph. is one of the ones with the legendary gold coating on the elements. It is a fantastic lens.




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airfrogusmc wrote in post #13587782external link
The newer F-1 has been in the shop once since new in 1983 and it still works GREAT and you can see that it has been well used. I think there is someone that posts here that made a mount for one of his FD lenses. That 55 1.2 asph. is one of the ones with the legendary gold coating on the elements. It is a fantastic lens.

this is my conversion http://photography-on-the.net ...p?p=13399828#post13​399828
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Dec 23, 2011 10:20 |  #29

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Dec 23, 2011 10:41 |  #30

Not really that old, but it was my first slr:

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A few others:
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Not a still camera, but a camera none-the-less:
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