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Just for fun

By banehawi
I found this while digging in old folders this morning.

This is my wife and I, in 1972. I took the photo using an Asahi Pentax 35mm on a tripod, self timer; developed, printed and scanned myself.

Brings back memories.

Tags: General Humour and fun

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eagle1955 5 1 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2014 5:33PM
beautiful picture love pictures like this it nice to look back at old pictures like it

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Alda 5 70 30 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2014 5:35PM
Tish1 Plus
5 16 4 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2014 5:38PM
I always suspected you were probably a bit of a hippy, and this proves that you had just moved on from that phase in your lives................... This really is a DIY job. This should be one of your pride and joys............... The happy couple!!!!!

Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2014 5:47PM
I still look through my old pics, back to the 60's. Loads of memories. Love yours.
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
10 Feb 2014 5:48PM
Those days......Willie.
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
10 Feb 2014 5:58PM
Everyone go, Aaaaahhhhhhh. Smile
My first proper camera too, the Pentax. Love them.
ugly Plus
10 9 57 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2014 7:12PM
Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile
dudler Plus
14 700 1339 England
10 Feb 2014 7:14PM
Sets off lots of memories - my second SLR was a Spotmatic II, bought in 1972, to replace an Exa 500. So much smoother, so much less flare...

I don't think I was as good-looking - and I had to wait another five years before I met my wife!
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2014 8:07PM
A delightful image...

In 1972 I was a mere 10 years old and my camera was a Kodak Instamatic 104, and I've still got it. Getting film can sometimes be a problem though.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
10 Feb 2014 8:24PM
Love the cable knit sweaters WinkGrin
Nikonuser1 Plus
5 152 16 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2014 9:18PM
Pratica LTL3, px in for a Canon AE1, fond memoriesSmile

banehawi Plus
13 1.8k 3877 Canada
10 Feb 2014 10:15PM
I dont remember the model, but I remember that there was no prism, so I looked down into a ground glass viewer, and it was 35mm. Practikas were very popular around that time. My camera was old in 1972.

PranavMishra 5 52 17 India
11 Feb 2014 1:37AM
very delightful image.
xwang 9 56 8
11 Feb 2014 11:08PM
GrinGrin...How interesting...Grin Forever young!
24 Feb 2014 5:08PM
In 1972 my present Wife was only 12 ! Smile but then She's 11 yrs younger than me, so it's just as well we didn't get together til 1993 Wink

John Smile
tonyng 8 10 2 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2014 10:25AM
Brought back fond memories.
27 Feb 2014 9:14PM
I had my son in 1972. Wow!

You both look so young. Your wife is sooooooooo young looking. Very pretty.

Yes you looked Hippy on the pic. Pretty good looking guy

Now you look like a very stern looking journalist from your profile of the now.

No more smiles. Ha-ha.
banehawi Plus
13 1.8k 3877 Canada
27 Feb 2014 11:41PM
Old age!


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