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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 30th November, 2019)


Still have my Rolleiflex. No memory card, no USB, no Wi-Fi, No Autofocus, 12 exposures. Ilford FP3 film, Dark Room, developing tank, dryer, negatives, enlarger, trays, fixer, glossy paper, print dryer, guillotine...

Photo: Terence Bull  (iPad)
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Comment by: Fred Mason on 30th November 2019 at 00:11

Great pic, Terence.

Great lens, the Tessar. I used a similar camera, Yashica, I believe, and after getting the best I could from it and not satisfied with the quality, I saved up and bought a Hasselblad 500c/m with a Tessar lens. The sharpness and detail of the prints was unbelievable. Also did my own processing, b/w and colour. Great memories. Many thanks.

Comment by: Anne on 30th November 2019 at 07:37

Very nostalgic. Two of my husbands friends each had one of these so we didn't need the services of a wedding photographer when we married. Superb photos from them.

Comment by: Colin Harlow on 30th November 2019 at 15:25

Rolleiflex twin lens camera, German made Franke-Heidecke top camera of it's day. The Wigan Observer photographers used the Rolleiflex Rellei Reflex twin lens cameras in the 1960s. Top quality pictures crystal clear.

Comment by: peebee on 30th November 2019 at 17:17

I had a Kodak Retinette it took belting pics.

Comment by: Dave (Oy) on 2nd December 2019 at 22:25

Nice camera - I've always wanted one of those but make do with a Yashica Mat-124G :)

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