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by melek
Fri Sep 20, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Words/No Words
Topic: Watches.
Replies: 28
Views: 8429

Re: Watches.

Hmmm. When I copied the URL for the photo, I got nothing ...

This is the link for the image, but it seems to be a dead link.

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https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48737328052_b3c264b0d2_o.jpg
by melek
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: SLRs and Rangefinders
Topic: 126 rangefinder Brady Bunch
Replies: 9
Views: 7555

Re: 126 rangefinder Brady Bunch

I really wish Lomogaphy would revive 126 film. I have several cameras that I would use more frequently. When I was young, I wanted a 35mm SLR, but instead was given a Kodak Instamatic 104. I can't recall ever using it. I have a Minolta Autopak 800, which is more advanced than the 700. It also has mo...
by melek
Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Words/No Words
Topic: Watches.
Replies: 28
Views: 8429

Re: Watches.

That is an excellent photo and one that you might see in an ad, although lately advertising has been using a lot of black backgrounds so that you only see the watch and nothing else.

Good use of the softboxes. I like using them because you can really control things, such as highlights and shadows.
by melek
Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Pinhole, Instant and Toy Cameras
Topic: Homemade camera toys
Replies: 8
Views: 11730

Re: Homemade camera toys

It's very interesting how hobbyists are doing really creative things with photography. This is one of the positive sides of the Internet, allowing people to share ideas and creations.

"Mr. Garden," how did you make those brass knobs for your camera?

Yeah - they definitely messed up on the last name.
by melek
Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: On This Day, Sept 4, 1888
Replies: 2
Views: 5502

Re: On This Day, Sept 4, 1888

I read a story once that said Eastman selected the word, "Kodak," because it could only be pronounced one way and couldn't be confused with anything else.
by melek
Sat Aug 31, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: SLRs
Topic: The Reflex: the first newly designed film SLR in 25 years
Replies: 7
Views: 7596

Re: The Reflex: the first newly designed film SLR in 25 years

Oh right - this is the modular SLR. It has some new features and some older features. It certainly is an interesting camera.
by melek
Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:54 am
Forum: Words/No Words
Topic: Dry plate.
Replies: 33
Views: 12385

Re: Dry plate.

Eugen, would you recommend a red or orange filter to lighten the skin tones?

I've shot with filters but I've not used them for portrait work.
by melek
Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: The Fix-It Forum
Topic: Agfa Automatic 66 -repairing the meter
Replies: 8
Views: 4610

Re: Agfa Automatic 66 -repairing the meter

Here's a description of the meter assembly from the Camera wiki: The film speed (set on the meter, in the top housing) and aperture controls both adjust variable resistances that bias the meter output. In the user's manual, the meter's linkage to the shutter is compared to a cylinder air pump, with ...
by melek
Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Forum FAQs/'How to ...'
Topic: New feature: Forum digest e-mailed to you
Replies: 2
Views: 8987

Re: New feature: Forum digest e-mailed to you

For testing, I have mine delivered daily at 7 a.m. I've gone back and forth on the Styled with or without tables. I've come around on the tables, which I didn't like at first. When viewed on a computer (not a smartphone), I like the tables. When viewing solely on a smartphone, I tend to favor the St...
by melek
Thu Aug 22, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Other Projects
Topic: Throwback Thursday
Replies: 351
Views: 190296

Re: Throwback Thursday

DSC08929.jpg A couple of years ago, on a Sunday morning, I took a detour on my drive home and walked along the canal, which makes its way into Princeton and then no one cares about where it goes south of that. For this trip, I had a couple of cameras, include the Sony A7 II fitted with one of my fa...