Half Light Half Plate

By keithh  
Interesting to see how uploading from a tablet fairs against the usual way.

It's a Thornton Pickard Half plate Field camera with a Pickard-Beck Symmetrical Lens made around 1900 ish.

That bit of string is the shutter release cable Wink

Tags: Camera Still life General Vintage Antique Flashandlighting Brass and wood

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NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2014 2:05PM
A beautiful image capturing this wonderful old camera in gorgeous light.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
18 Feb 2014 2:41PM
A reminder of days gone by.
R.
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
18 Feb 2014 6:19PM
You are a master of light

Peter
keithh Plus
12 25.0k 33 Wallis And Futuna
18 Feb 2014 6:29PM
And you are most kind.


Cheers guys. Been a long day and a glass of Jack Daniels has my name on it.
FrankThomas 13 2.8k United Kingdom
18 Feb 2014 8:04PM
I'm going to have to dig out my black velveteen at this rate and get some low key stuff going.
Give my regards to Mr Daniels as well Smile
6 May 2014 9:00PM
Love this and many more of your images. So atmospheric. Wink
6 May 2014 9:09PM
i remember seeing cameras simular to this when i was doing my photography diploma ! takes me back ! thanks for the walk down memory lane

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