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Praktica Super TL #2

09-01-18

A few more images from the heavyweight Praktica Super TL with well out of date colour film.

Easter Island !
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Keeping Time
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Silver Birch Catching The Morning Light
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Polarised
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I used a Polarising filter on this shot and it gave a night time feel to the image.

Short Back & Sides
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My Obsession 
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This fencing sits around a lovely old large house which is currently empty awaiting conversion to apartments !!!!!! Can’t resist photographing parts of the fence line almost every time I walk past. 

I’ve just ordered some fresh colour film, wish I could afford Kodak Porta, maybe in the spring ?

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Praktica Super TL

06-01-17

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I bought this camera a couple of years ago but hadn’t used it because the original 50mm lens (Meyer Optik Görlitz) was well and truly gummed up, didn’t mind too much as it was from a charity and wasn’t expensive. So when my sister dropped in the Zenit 19  for me to look at I used the Bell & Howell 35-105mm macro zoom lens that came with it to test out the Praktica. I had some Kodacolor 200 film that came with another camera, I had no idea how old it was and judging by the results it was well past it’s best. 

What A Relief
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Alternate Universe
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Keeping Watch
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Winter Eye
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The camera weighs a ton with the zoom lens, but I enjoyed using it. The lens is very good, think it’s made by Tokina.