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I've scanned some pages from a very old photography magazine

Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by timallenphoto, Jul 3, 2011.

  1. timallenphoto

    timallenphoto Mu-43 Veteran

    May 20, 2011
    Kent, England
    Popular Photography Magazine (US) August 1956 - some scans from this great magazine: http://bit.ly/j1mNmq

    Some fascinating stuff in here, some of you may enjoy it.
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  2. penfan2010

    penfan2010 Mu-43 All-Pro

    Nov 12, 2010
    NJ, USA

    Nice one! Coincidentally, I just posted a thread on getting back into RF photography. You wouldn't happen to have a Pop Photo from the late 70s with an article on Alfred Eisenstaedt trying to recreate his ballet photos with old, uncoated lenses for his Leica II?
  3. timallenphoto

    timallenphoto Mu-43 Veteran

    May 20, 2011
    Kent, England
    Sadly I only have the one, I regret not buying all of the ones in the shop at the time (they were all 50s).
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  4. jlabate

    jlabate Mu-43 Regular

    Nov 22, 2010
    Very cool. Nice to see the old classic cameras. Love their prices.
  5. Hikari

    Hikari Mu-43 All-Pro

    Nov 26, 2010
    The Minolta adds show the old company name before it was Minolta. That was fun, thanks.
  6. BrianK

    BrianK Mu-43 Veteran

    Jan 20, 2011
    Lansing MI
    Great scans, thanks!

    It would be nice to find a Minolta Autocord for "only" $99 : )

    FYI if anyone is getting back into film, the "Film Photography Podcast" is a fun place to hang out and has a nice group of folks like MU43.

    Flickr: Film Photography Podcast

  7. usayit

    usayit Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    "... there is no short cut to perfection."

    Leica Summicron f/2. Nice!

    Don't think Leica is located at that address any longer... Leica Gallery is off of Broadway if my memory serves.
  8. Alanroseman

    Alanroseman Super Moderator Emeritus

    Dec 21, 2010
    New England
    Throughly enjoyed reading the scanned pages.

    Thanks for taking the time Tim.

  9. timallenphoto

    timallenphoto Mu-43 Veteran

    May 20, 2011
    Kent, England
    No problem, I will have another look through it and put some more up maybe. So annoyed with myself now that I didn't buy the whole set!
  10. dagaleaa

    dagaleaa Mu-43 Veteran

    Jun 4, 2011
    Naples, Fl
    I enjoyed looking at these pages too.....my father collected older cameras so I've probably held a few of these or something similar.....I would love to hold some of them now!!
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