zaterdag 31 oktober 2009
Not a spectacular photo, but Bob 0 (the 1916 Ernemann) is now fully functional. New paper mask (you see the whole negative) and new spool. The problem of holding the camera remains...
In memory of Heinz and Annie Helsper - Kuiper
vrijdag 30 oktober 2009
woensdag 28 oktober 2009
zondag 25 oktober 2009
Well, because I'm really "addicted to light", there is ànd will be a lot more contre-jour on this blog, and on my Flickr Photostream; more Sigma600 is, for instance, below: 22 July-post Gee-orgee-ow!
And on 22 July 2009 on that other blog: Sportzeichnung. Great lens!
It turns the wrong way of course, but at the moment I prefer it over the "easier" Canon 500 mirror - see post 16 January 2011.
vrijdag 23 oktober 2009
dinsdag 20 oktober 2009
zaterdag 17 oktober 2009
donderdag 15 oktober 2009
My Ensign E29 is a rather elegant blue box. Like the 30+ years younger Agfa Click it has an extra "portrait-lens", and sharpness would not be a problem if I could keep the Efke R100 127 film plane (the 129 film for this 2x3 imperial inch camera doesn't exist anymore). Back to kindergarten for some serious DIY.
PS June 2012 I got some 129 Agfa Wolfen 1955! So: Look above.
woensdag 14 oktober 2009
The Düsseldorf of my youth, the sixties: one big (after-war) building-site. Düsseldorf today: one big building-site.
But. The gull in the Königsallee, ein glas Sekt bei Bittner, Baumkuchen von Heinemann... And they still have gaslight! (George Cukor) Luckily I spoiled a film, so I must come back next week. With the Werra.
dinsdag 13 oktober 2009
zondag 11 oktober 2009
Yes, it's sharp enough, the achromat on my Agfa Click II, especially with the extra "nearby lens" (little picture ±50%, the big one is ±30% of the negative).
But the sixties-achromat has no contrast at all! The 1930 Billy is so much better - glass versus plastic? (HP5 in Rodinal - I know, I know...)