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Re: Let's see some great shots taken with old, cheap gear!
« Reply #315 on: October 14, 2014, 11:12:28 AM »
To: "mrsfotografie" & "tayassu"
You've inspired me to share my image of Black Beach in San Diego.  I like this image so much that I printed it and have it hanging in my house.  It constantly amazes me that I took it with a Canon SD600, even now that I have much more advanced equipment.

That is a very nice shot and it shows the great color reproduction and tonal qualities that Canon Powershots can be capable of. Thanks for sharing :)
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Re: Let's see some great shots taken with old, cheap gear!
« Reply #315 on: October 14, 2014, 11:12:28 AM »

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Re: Let's see some great shots taken with old, cheap gear!
« Reply #316 on: October 16, 2014, 04:54:01 AM »
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Re: Let's see some great shots taken with old, cheap gear!
« Reply #317 on: October 16, 2014, 11:35:03 AM »
My old beat up Soviet era Helios 44-2 rarely disappoints me.  It looks like garbage but takes amazing pictures:
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Re: Let's see some great shots taken with old, cheap gear!
« Reply #318 on: October 16, 2014, 10:20:53 PM »
My old beat up Soviet era Helios 44-2 rarely disappoints me.  It looks like garbage but takes amazing pictures:
Nice!

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Re: Let's see some great shots taken with old, cheap gear!
« Reply #319 on: January 27, 2015, 07:08:28 PM »
Taken with a Rebel "g" with a 35-80 4-5.6 iii.  ISO 200 kodak gold film, I paid more for the film than the camera. Camera and lens was $5 at a flea market, but I had to repair the lens, as the internals were cocked sideways and jammed.
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Re: Let's see some great shots taken with old, cheap gear!
« Reply #320 on: January 27, 2015, 09:43:51 PM »
Formula 5 MC 135 2.8, M 42 on 5DII

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Re: Let's see some great shots taken with old, cheap gear!
« Reply #321 on: January 28, 2015, 11:52:23 AM »
Taken with a Rebel "g" with a 35-80 4-5.6 iii.  ISO 200 kodak gold film, I paid more for the film than the camera. Camera and lens was $5 at a flea market, but I had to repair the lens, as the internals were cocked sideways and jammed.

Cool, that's real photography on budget :)
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Re: Let's see some great shots taken with old, cheap gear!
« Reply #321 on: January 28, 2015, 11:52:23 AM »

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Re: Let's see some great shots taken with old, cheap gear!
« Reply #322 on: January 28, 2015, 01:38:52 PM »
The worst lens ever! haha
-magnifying glass
-pringles can
-electrical and duct tape
-25mm extension tube for a mount
I dont know which looks worse....
fixed focal length (i would guess about 135mm) but the worst part is the fixed FOCUS distance haha. I've heard of zooming with your feet, but what about focusing?
If i had painted the inside flat black instead of being reflective it probably wouldnt have been that bad
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Re: Let's see some great shots taken with old, cheap gear!
« Reply #323 on: January 29, 2015, 03:02:23 AM »
Double thumbs up for cheapness ;-))))
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Re: Let's see some great shots taken with old, cheap gear!
« Reply #324 on: January 29, 2015, 04:30:39 AM »
The worst lens ever! haha
-magnifying glass
-pringles can
-electrical and duct tape
-25mm extension tube for a mount

Awesome, manufacturing one's own camera out of duct tape!

I love the idea.  Maybe I'll try my hand at medium format one rainy weekend...

What did you use for a shutter?  The lid of the Pringles can?

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Re: Let's see some great shots taken with old, cheap gear!
« Reply #325 on: January 29, 2015, 06:57:55 AM »
I'm sorry I did not specify, I hooked it up to my 60 and shot in manual mode. Only a cheap lens on an expensive body. The EXIF data says 50mm because the chip in the extension tube I used reports at 50mm
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Re: Let's see some great shots taken with old, cheap gear!
« Reply #326 on: January 29, 2015, 03:30:12 PM »
Helios 44-2 - if I could own only one of my vintage glass collection, it would be this one.

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Re: Let's see some great shots taken with old, cheap gear!
« Reply #326 on: January 29, 2015, 03:30:12 PM »