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Ensign Selfix 820

I have gotten my Mams old camera out of the attic and I have now loaded it with film but I took some shots of it the other day. What do you think.


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Re: Ensign Selfix 820

Absolutely beautiful. Hope you post some of the photos that you get from it.
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I love it but haven't used mine in ages... works well stopped down...Ross f3.5? Lens
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Re: Ensign Selfix 820

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I have gotten my Mams old camera out of the attic and I have now loaded it with film but I took some shots of it the other day. What do you think.


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What do I think? Of the camera or the pictures of it?

The camera looks wonderful, from a time when they were precision machined from real metal and all had style and character.

The pictures are good too, taken in soft light that avoids harsh shaddows and allows every detail to be appreciated, with a good choice of background. The close-up of the lens is very sharp and rich in detail, with the potentially tricky exposure of the metalwork handled perfectly.
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Re: Ensign Selfix 820

Thanks for the comments guys.

John
I am used to taking shots of metallic objects from my other hobbies I use my north facing conservatory on a cloudy day.
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