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Eight-20

By kevski
The Eight-20 King Penguin was introduced in about 1951. It takes 8 pictures on 120 rollfilm and has a flash-synchronised shutter with B and I settings. In 1951 it cost 5 8s. 2d., including purchase tax.

Its and old camera that i forgot i had.

Kev.

Tags: Camera Old Bellows Specialist and abstract Close-up and macro Digitally manipulated King penguin

Voters: woolybill1, Ig2509, sparklep and 19 more


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woolybill1 Plus
14 38 78 United Kingdom
18 Apr 2007 11:06PM
Must admit to being old enough to recognise this for what it is...You have placed it in an environment that would have looked futuristic in 1951. Thanks for the memory!
Bill
Ig2509 14 3 United Kingdom
18 Apr 2007 11:26PM
It's an interesting picture anyway, but the other stuff is very effective.
Ian
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
19 Apr 2007 12:31AM
Fascinating-- I love to look at old cameras--thanks for sharing!

Jennnnn
TyChee Plus
16 275 1 United States
19 Apr 2007 3:45AM
Great looking image! Kind of like a retro ad!

Ty
wyatturp 15 2 England
19 Apr 2007 8:19AM
Super to look at must get my old cameras out the loft to take some pictures-nice work

Doug
hebdens 15 5
19 Apr 2007 12:52PM
looks a grand camera, like the manipulation.
Tracy
cazzbella 14 8
19 Apr 2007 2:05PM
v.creative image - adore it
19 Apr 2007 3:21PM
Fantastic image, Kev.......Luv the tones and excellent flooding work...Well Done!

Cheers,
Suzan Smile
BlueRoom 15 73 20 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2007 6:22PM
These old cameras were such interesting pieces of machinery. This is a good looking one and very nicely taken. I'm not sure that oil bath is going to do it any good though. Smile

Eric
petra16 15 169 Scotland
19 Apr 2007 11:22PM
what a beauty.....picture also...lol


petra
Brilane 15 5 12 Wales
20 Apr 2007 2:56AM
Good shot of a grand old camera, well taken.
Brian.

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