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Snapshot by 100 year old lens

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The photos here are the first field test of the lens from 100 year old camera,

= Doppel Anastigmat of Steinheil Munchen —– so that they were just

the random snapshot in the Peckham, south-London downtown.

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In certain extent, Peckham said to be a nice vibrant place though, when I walked around,

I’ve come across a Police cordon, notice to seek a witness for rape attack kind etc.

When local MP Harriet Harman (local though, she is living in the much nicer hillside

miles away   🙂 ) walked about the town with Police, she was wearing bullet-proof jacket

(hence created big public uproar).     The place was dubbed as “Little Lagos” as lots of

Nigerians were living here still, these days, I saw many Kosovars,  Vietnamese,  

and ever increasing Chinese. (used to have a lots of Afghans as well) 

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With its ethnic mix, the vegie shop is selling from hottest Habanero Chilli

(Photo top), Plantain Banana, huge Yam to Bok Choy etc and the meat

 is Halal (for Mosrim). 

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Since the lens got awful lots of fungi which I can’t clean as they are between 

the stacked lenses, the halation is inevitable, still it’s managed to capture 

some details in the shadow ! = rather amazing.

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And even Peckham has Cherry too ! 

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  1. bentehaarstad said, on April 26, 2015 at 20:08

    100 years, that i sold! Good results!

    • yoshizen said, on April 26, 2015 at 20:31

      What do you mean “sold” ? — did you have that kind of camera before ?
      If you like to try, (any camera lens on 6×6 or 6×4.5 size can be easily modified
      to use on 35mm DSLR) — I’ll give you the instruction.

  2. Ensign ! | Yoshizen's Blog said, on June 24, 2016 at 11:53

    […] low resolution of the old film / plate, it may not be replicated […]


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