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I found this while digging in old folders this morning.

This is my wife and I, in 1972. I took the photo using an Asahi Pentax 35mm on a tripod, self timer; developed, printed and scanned myself.

Brings back memories.

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Title:Just for fun
Username:banehawi banehawi
Uploaded:10 Feb 2014 - 5:20 PM
Tags:General, Humour / fun
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eagle1955
eagle1955 e2 Member 2eagle1955 vcard United Kingdom
10 Feb 2014 - 5:33 PM

beautiful picture love pictures like this it nice to look back at old pictures like it

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Alda
Alda e2 Member 246 forum postsAlda vcard United Kingdom27 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2014 - 5:35 PM

GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Tish1
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10 Feb 2014 - 5:38 PM

I always suspected you were probably a bit of a hippy, and this proves that you had just moved on from that phase in your lives................... This really is a DIY job. This should be one of your pride and joys............... The happy couple!!!!!

Tish

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2014 - 5:47 PM

I still look through my old pics, back to the 60's. Loads of memories. Love yours.
Peter.

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2014 - 5:48 PM

Those days......Willie.
Ron

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64838 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2014 - 5:58 PM

Everyone go, Aaaaahhhhhhh. Smile
My first proper camera too, the Pentax. Love them.
x

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2014 - 7:12 PM

Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile

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dudler
dudler Critique Team 11164 forum postsdudler vcard England390 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2014 - 7:14 PM

Sets off lots of memories - my second SLR was a Spotmatic II, bought in 1972, to replace an Exa 500. So much smoother, so much less flare...

I don't think I was as good-looking - and I had to wait another five years before I met my wife!

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2014 - 8:07 PM

A delightful image...

In 1972 I was a mere 10 years old and my camera was a Kodak Instamatic 104, and I've still got it. Getting film can sometimes be a problem though.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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cats_123 e2 Member 104250 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2014 - 8:24 PM

Love the cable knit sweaters WinkGrin

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2014 - 9:18 PM

Pratica LTL3, px in for a Canon AE1, fond memoriesSmile

Cliff

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banehawi
banehawi Critique Team 10988 forum postsbanehawi vcard Canada2984 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2014 - 10:15 PM

I dont remember the model, but I remember that there was no prism, so I looked down into a ground glass viewer, and it was 35mm. Practikas were very popular around that time. My camera was old in 1972.


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peekay2001
peekay2001 e2 Member 2peekay2001 vcard India9 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2014 - 1:37 AM

very delightful image.

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xwang
xwang e2 Member 531 forum postsxwang vcard 7 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2014 - 11:08 PM

GrinGrin...How interesting...Grin Forever young!

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Feb 2014 - 5:08 PM

In 1972 my present Wife was only 12 ! Smile but then She's 11 yrs younger than me, so it's just as well we didn't get together til 1993 Wink

John Smile

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tonyng
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25 Feb 2014 - 10:25 AM

Brought back fond memories.

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Beesparkle
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27 Feb 2014 - 9:14 PM

I had my son in 1972. Wow!

You both look so young. Your wife is sooooooooo young looking. Very pretty.

Yes you looked Hippy on the pic. Pretty good looking guy

Now you look like a very stern looking journalist from your profile of the now.

No more smiles. Ha-ha.

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banehawi
banehawi Critique Team 10988 forum postsbanehawi vcard Canada2984 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2014 - 11:41 PM

Old age!


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