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derekd 14 12
1 May 2020 10:40AM
that's takeb with a very old east german canera

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dudler Plus
16 1.1k 1645 England
1 May 2020 11:00AM
You're right there, Andy!

And it still works... 55 years isn't too long for precision equipment that's been half-decently looked after.
1 May 2020 11:17AM
i certainly miss a traffic cone for this scene..
and my hat off to Praktica Nova 1b
dark_lord Plus
16 2.5k 663 England
1 May 2020 12:01PM

Quote:a hazard to battery life and card capacity

I guess even more so with film at only 36 shots before needing to reload.

It's a very noisy background here John (not a complaint, an observation, and it does look effective) so was this as scanned?
dudler Plus
16 1.1k 1645 England
1 May 2020 12:23PM
Keith, it's a fair cop.

The film was old and fast, and the underexposed background made for enhanced grain, in spades.

Nothing added in processing.
Irishkate Plus
9 42 118 United Kingdom
1 May 2020 12:30PM
Constricted but longing to break free.
dudler Plus
16 1.1k 1645 England
1 May 2020 12:40PM
You never spoke a truer word, Kate!

She's capable of being every bit as outrageous as Freddie Mercury.

cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
1 May 2020 1:09PM
She seems to be affecting my hard drive 😁😁😁
mac Plus
18 6 Scotland
1 May 2020 2:07PM
Lots of things in your blog to get the juices flowing and in your image as well!
chase Plus
14 1.6k 359 England
1 May 2020 3:43PM
I have a Praktica....somewhere Wink
saltireblue Plus
10 10.6k 61 Norway
1 May 2020 4:01PM
Practically Praktica perfect...
dimalexa 3 4 Greece
1 May 2020 9:30PM
Practica was Exakta's compatriot competitor, I have always had a special fondness for this camera. I never took a serious decision which of the two was better. Especially latest models were almost the same. I had never use neither a Practica Nova 1b nor a Domiplan lens, but here I see it worths. Beautifl idea with the dividing tapes, excellent pose and lighting, John!
My oldest camera is a Comtax precursor that was my mother's, with a collapsible interchangeable 50mm lens. Been years since I used it....or my old and beloved OM-2.

I have seen other hot,poses of Blsck Beauty. She is hot.

2 May 2020 5:43AM
A fascinating image with much to ponder, John.


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