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Burrator -1937 Zeiss

By McKenzie
A photo of Burrator Reservoir taken with a 1937 Zeiss Ikon 515/2 Medium Format folding camera. This was my first roll of film through this camera...bit different from my D200 !!
The original print shows far better detail than this scanned image. Not too bad for a 70 year old camera that could do with a service!
No ps work at all carried out.

100th sec
Ildord FP4 125 ASA
Fousedd at Infinity
Cable Release
Metered readings taken via D200

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Thanks for looking

Tags: Devon Medium format Vintage Dartmoor Black and white Zeiss Fp4 Landscape and travel

Voters: jmw58, paulb20, ringyneck and 19 more

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GeorgeRusky 12 1 4
24 Feb 2007 10:42AM
Interesting shot, good description.
have a great week-end.

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elkiebrooks 15 83 5 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2007 11:57AM
Good effort with an old camera. I have always loved this viewpoint above the quarry.
The image has reminded me that I haven't been to Burrator for quite some time. Will have to rectify that soon.
paulrankin 12 4 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2007 12:39PM
steve, not bad for an assessment shot, the old lass seems to have passed her test with flying colours.

angryrebel 11 16
24 Feb 2007 1:16PM
I want to do b/w landscapes with my digital cameras, but this image shows me up as a beginer, even against a 70 year old camera.
chrissd 12 304 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2007 6:56PM
bloody hell
sunshot 13 24 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2007 12:27PM
superb shot that works well in b/w.
KingArthur 11 8 Malta
27 Feb 2007 10:40AM
Lovely monochrome Steve, pretty good stuff from that "pensioner", well done.

McKenzie 11 22 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2007 3:58PM
Many thanks for the comments.
It was really intersying using such an old camera...I have now been bitten by the bug, just bought another 'old folder'

Peteward 11 6 England
28 Feb 2007 11:10AM
Good to see somebody else using a real camera and proper film.Nice shot.

deavilin 13 344 1 United Kingdom
2 Mar 2007 7:02PM
This great I see what you mean the old camera is working so well, quite an achievementSmile


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