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Old 04-27-2009   #1
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Show your photos from a vintage folder

I got a folder bug again, so it's time to dust off my Weltur and put it to some good use. So, how about some inspiration - would be nice to see some pics.
Here is mine, from Welta Weltur. Not a very recent, but just to get this thread started:

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Here's one of mine, taken with an Agfa Isolette II, Solinar 3.5


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This is mine, it is from my First Six folder.

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Great Photos! Looking at these I wonder why old folders are so underrated. One more from Weltur with Xenar 2.8:
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Old 04-27-2009   #7
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From an Agfa Isolette V with Agnar 4,5/85mm
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Isolette III with Solinar 4,5/85mm. Lens, rangefinder and housing moved to a Isolette II body with intact bellows.
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Old folders are ideal for landscapes, and a little bit fiddly for people photography.

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Here's one of mine, taken with an Agfa Isolette II, Solinar 3.5


Really like this shot!
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Brad - I love the Iskra shots. - Keep'em coming, folks.
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Here's a recent shot from my Iskra with Ektar 100.

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Here's one of Cannon Street station and railway bridge over the Thames in London. Taken with an Agfa Billy Record II on Ilford PanF+ dev in Rodinal.

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Great photos here! Here is one more from Weltur:
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Old 04-27-2009   #22
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One from a Welta 6x4.5 w/ Tessar, one from Agfa Isolette w/ Solinar, one from Agfa Isolette w/ Apotar
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Two cropped images taken with an Iskra 2 with Fujichrome Velvia 50 can be seen here:
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Note the detail on the head of the peacock. The resolution I get from the Iskra 2 vastly exceeds my results from a Moskva 5 (not shown on Flickr site).
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I don't know about you guys, but don't these images have some type of cool resoultion or depth to them that sets them apart from DSLR cameras. They seem so life-like to me and almost 3D. I am going to be getting some ektar back from walmart that was taken with my Suzuki Press Van Camera. Will post.
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"Mess Baldix" - OEM Balda similar to a Hapo 66 - 75/3.5 Ennagon w/uncoupled RF....


It won't make me forget my Rolleicord, but it's really a nice, light little camera.
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I don't know about you guys, but don't these images have some type of cool resoultion or depth to them that sets them apart from DSLR cameras. They seem so life-like to me and almost 3D. I am going to be getting some ektar back from walmart that was taken with my Suzuki Press Van Camera. Will post.
Yep, it's a different look - which does seem to have more depth even at infinity.

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From my Super Ikonta 6x4.5 ... 1933 I think!


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Great, some fabulous images here. I think I like Petronius' (is that from William S.?) Agnar the best so far. My First Six is a lens with 'Issues' as they say, but I still like it.
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Another, from my Iskra this time ... what an amazing camera when you get a good one!


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1934 Super Ikonta C (6x9) 10.5 cm f4.5 Tessar. Film was maybe Fuji superia 400

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532 Super Ikonta A with f3.5 tessar and Velvia 100
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532 Super Ikonta A with f3.5 tessar and Velvia 100
I guess a tessar could do better in terms of sharpness........or is this a large crop?
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Ron and Chippy, I think the lens needs collimnation or there is a film flatness problem, it's such a great camera I might have to cough up the bucks and have it done.

Also the uncoated lens may be a little strange with Velvia slide film. As you know the Tessar is a very sharp sharp lens. You can see it in the previous giant Buddha photo I posted.

Still I sort of like the soft focus and weird colors in the cityscape.
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