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Been in PhotoJournalism over 40 years now, full time but still not 'made my Fortune' what with all the Cut-backs and papers/magazines wanting FREE Photographs ! I started with Breda Studios in Barking; the Partners did all the photos for the 'Barking Advertiser' early 1960's and got 7/6d (27.5 Pence ) a photo I remember -- I had to work in the darkroom processing and printing their Press photos -- saving all their dreadful exposures ! I had a 1939 Contax III with un-coated 50mm f1.5 Zeiss Sonnar lens I got for £38 in Berlin when I was in the British Army there in 1956. One of the Partners had been in the RAF and got a weird-sounding 'Asahi Pentax' from Singapore cheap -- nobody had heard of these cameras with 'Takumar'lenses -- we only knew of Zeiss Tessars, Sonnars and Leitz Elmars ! But the RESULTS were far superior to the foggy smudges produced by my un-coated lens -- when a dealers in Barking finally got a PENTAX S3 in the window there was a small crowd of admirers pressing their noses to the glass -- I rushed in, offered my Contax and rushed out the proud owner of a PENTAX -- and THAT ( as they say) is HISTORY !
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