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Who is brave enough to post a selfie?

Discussion in 'photo' started by Tony Lockhart, May 5, 2014.

  1. Yank

    Yank Bulbous Also Tapered

    Looks like a GM vehicle? Chevy Caprice with a 350?
     
  2. Tony Lockhart

    Tony Lockhart pfm Member

    Blimey. That's worrying!

    Yes, from memory a 1978 Caprice. A great engine and very smooth transmission as long as they're both looked after. Terrible boot/trunk, but enough space for two blokes and their scuba gear.
     
  3. Clay B

    Clay B pfm Member

    Older yes, but the charm is still there.
     
  4. Tony Lockhart

    Tony Lockhart pfm Member

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    Me, Graflex Anniversary Speed Graphic 3¼ x 4¼

    Edit: not my camera. It belongs to one of our young apprentices who I've only just found out is a keen film photographer and camera collector. ISO3, anyone?
     
  5. Cesare

    Cesare pfm Member

    Excellent stuff Tony, i've got a much simpler Crown Graphic (without a focal plane shutter) which is a wonderful camera.

    Nerd fact - the vertical handle for the flash is the original part which formed the basis for the lightsabre in Star Wars.
     
  6. Tony Lockhart

    Tony Lockhart pfm Member

    Funnily enough, Arthur (yes, he even has an old fashioned name) mentioned that and says that so many were converted by Star Wars fans that they're a little scarce now.
     
  7. Lefty

    Lefty pfm Member

    One of the rare moments when I found myself in front of the camera!

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    Self by Amar Sood, on Flickr

    Nikon F80 / Nikkor 50mm f1.8D / Kodak Tri-X 400

    Lefty
     
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  8. Tony Lockhart

    Tony Lockhart pfm Member

    Lefty is too young and good looking for pfm ;)
     
  9. Lefty

    Lefty pfm Member

    Haha :D

    You guys got me when I was very young and still in University! I was hooked on Naim and was thrilled to discover a corner of the internet where I could geek out with like minded folk. The years have marched on and my HiFi days are behind me, but PFM remains and I now find myself living happily in the Photo Room :)

    Lefty
     
  10. Pete MB&D

    Pete MB&D Pete Maddex, the one and only!

    I see you are in explore as well!

    +1 on the far too young and good looking!

    Pete
     
  11. Lefty

    Lefty pfm Member

    Haha - thanks Pete :D

    Surprised to see it make explore!

    Lefty
     
  12. Tony Lockhart

    Tony Lockhart pfm Member

    Me, yesterday, after cycling home far too quickly in the heat. I overtook a scooter going downhill, and forgot to back off for the rest of the journey. Plonker.

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  13. Rockmeister

    Rockmeister pfm Member

  14. Lefty

    Lefty pfm Member

    Huge respect for being out on your bike in yesterday's heat. It was roasting! :eek:
     
  15. Tony Lockhart

    Tony Lockhart pfm Member

    Thanks. I was out on Sunday too, in Thetford forest. That was a hoot.

    Commute again today!
     
  16. Bananahead

    Bananahead pfm Member

  17. linnfomaniac83

    linnfomaniac83 Expert in sheep worrying.

  18. Tony Lockhart

    Tony Lockhart pfm Member

    I see Trevor Horn has let himself go!
     
  19. Getgaff

    Getgaff pfm Member

    Could be anyone under the cap and shades... Taken a few weeks ago at the Gateway of India, Mumbai:

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  20. Tony Lockhart

    Tony Lockhart pfm Member

    Smelly, and well past its best

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    And the Titan isn't so good neither.
     

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