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Old 04-08-2012   #551
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Just got my hands on a Zeiss Nettar

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Old 04-08-2012   #552
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Sepp, Zeiss Ikon Nettar 515/2 11cm f/4.5 Nettar Anastigmat, Ilford FP4+
Nice picture of a proud dog...btw is this Nettar a 6x9 camera? (just got a 6x6 super Ikonta, but still have to clean it before I can put a roll in)

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Just got my hands on a Zeiss Nettar
also a nettar, however this one seems 6x6. I like the picture with contrasting tones and the framing is nice too
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Old 04-08-2012   #553
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Both of these were Bessa I, Vaskar lens. Decent lens when stopped down a bit. Cheers!

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Zeiss Super Ikonta 513/16 from around 1935 with an uncoated Tessar



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Old 04-08-2012   #555
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Sublime. This looks like a 19th century landscape painting.

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Old 04-09-2012   #556
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Yes, thank you. Combined with modern color film this uncoated lens produces some very special effects.

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Old 04-09-2012   #557
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Hi Eddy,

None of this requires any force -- DO NOT force anything.
Good luck.

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Eddy: Giorgio is correct, of course, especially as regards the shutter actuator linkages. Do not apply force. I did, however, apply a nudge . My C had the opposite problem as yours, in that yours pops open easily when closed, while mine could barely be coaxed to unfold when I pressed the button to open it. Mind you, all this is probably unrelated to the shutter linkage bits and your problem there, unless there's been an impact over near the door and a bent strut or similar.

With the front standard already open, if you press down the opener button, you'll see it is connected to a long flat rod with a ridge near the end. This ridge in turn moves a latch inward (i.e., toward the bellows) when you press the opener button. That latch hooks onto a catch on the edge of the door. With just dull pressure from my thumb, I bent the latch imperceptibly further inward so that it hooks with the catch on the door ever so slightly less well, and the door opens with less difficulty. I would venture a guess that if you minutely nudged the latch the other way (i.e., away from the bellows) on yours, it might make the door stay closed slightly better. I would never bend it with any screwdriver or similar--just with a finger or thumb--so as not to concentrate much force at a tiny point. (Also, you want pointy metal tools nowhere near the bellows, lest something slip and rend a great hole in them.)

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Yes, thank you. Combined with modern color film this uncoated lens produces some very special effects.
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... and I also like the composition of this one, as well the first two pictures.
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Old 04-11-2012   #559
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Certo sport an old plate folding camera with Tessar

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I'm beginning to really wonder why we go through all the trouble of inventing 35 megapixel cameras, vibration reduction, Photoshop, zoom lenses, $5000.00 + lenses when some of this work is so scary good.
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This is a set with Perkeo I. Simple Vaskar, but very fair results in b/w.

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zeiss ikon 521a 75mm /3.5 novar providence, ri
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hallo, hallo!
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From a 1930 Voigtlander Bessa.

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Old 05-25-2012   #572
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Moskva 5

From my "new" just cleaned, lubed and aligned 1958 Moskva 5
All shot on Ilford FP4 plus


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The lens is quite sharp I think

f/16 @ 90 seconds

Altar of the Chapel of the 3rd order of Saint Francis

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Well, one answer might be.....
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Well, one answer might be.....

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I'm beginning to really wonder why we go through all the trouble of inventing 35 megapixel cameras, vibration reduction, Photoshop, zoom lenses, $5000.00 + lenses when some of this work is so scary good.
How is what you are suggesting going to line the pockets of Corporate CEO's with multi million dollar annual salaries?
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Old 05-26-2012   #574
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Wonderful picture.

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Old 05-26-2012   #575
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Zeiss Super Ikonta 513/16 from around 1935 with an uncoated Tessar
The second one genuinely looks like something that doesn't exist anymore, if you get what I mean...
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