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Taking camera restoration to a whole new level

Postby melek » Tue May 31, 2016 11:11 pm

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Photographer Dora Goodman's handcrafted restorations breathe life into old cameras, with additions such as gold and wood. Despite their beauty and expense, she's not willing to sell her creations.

This article on Yahoo is about a young lady who does camera restoration and then puts them to use. Her rehab includes a lot of custom woodwork. They're attractive and very functional.

Read the article here.
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Re: Taking camera restoration to a whole new level

Postby Bennybee » Wed Jun 01, 2016 7:23 am

Awesome! Thanks for that link, Mike. I think I have found my project(s) for when I retire in about 6 months...
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Re: Taking camera restoration to a whole new level

Postby OpenWater » Wed Jun 01, 2016 10:56 am

I think a lot of us would agree with her: “Working on cameras, taking and develop pictures is my meditation."
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Re: Taking camera restoration to a whole new level

Postby LarryD » Wed Jun 01, 2016 3:48 pm

WAY COOL!
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If we all saw the world the same no one would need a camera.

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Re: Taking camera restoration to a whole new level

Postby Bennybee » Wed Jun 01, 2016 4:22 pm

I just ordered the exact same tabletop vise at Amazon. That should put me on the way hehe... Of course, all I need now is some talent like that girl has!
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Re: Taking camera restoration to a whole new level

Postby Julio1fer » Wed Jun 01, 2016 8:35 pm

Is that girl already married?
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Re: Taking camera restoration to a whole new level

Postby PFMcFarland » Wed Jun 01, 2016 9:23 pm

It's been my dream to learn how to do black paint versions of cameras that never were black painted. Then cover them with some sort of odd leather.

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Re: Taking camera restoration to a whole new level

Postby LarryD » Wed Jun 01, 2016 10:33 pm

PF I have a friend who can do that. He works in a Body Shop and also does scale models.
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