A week with the Super-Isolette

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A week with the Super-Isolette

Post by Julio1fer » Sun Nov 13, 2022 3:46 pm

This Agfa Super-Isolette belonged to my father. Family story said that it was a display model, bought through a friend related to the local Agfa distributor. It was well made in the mid-1950s.

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The camera is convenient to carry around and has a great Solinar lens. The RF is very clear. Although I hate the LV system embedded in the shutter-aperture combination, one gets used to it.

I had not used this camera for several years, and decided to take it around for one week, loaded with one-year expired HP5+.

Usual pictures in the fishing dock, at high noon.

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The week high point was a visit to a local winery (this is a wine country with a long tradition), a gift from our children. My wife and I were the only locals in the group visit, which was mostly Brazilian.

Old cars collection, within the winery buildings (full aperture and so-so focus point)

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Row of wine grapes

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Oak barrels aging good wine, in a very dark and cool place

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The camera became a conversation point with the tour guide. Down here, young people that never saw film photography are getting interested; there may be hope for us old dinosaurs!

Thanks for looking!

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Re: A week with the Super-Isolette

Post by PFMcFarland » Sun Nov 13, 2022 9:56 pm

Fine looking camera, and great images, Julio.

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Re: A week with the Super-Isolette

Post by alexvaras » Mon Nov 14, 2022 8:23 am

Great camera and great images, Julio.

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Re: A week with the Super-Isolette

Post by Bennybee » Tue Nov 15, 2022 8:06 am

Great images, Julio. I really like the two images of the wine barrels.
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