a N A L o G

a N A L o G

 

whenever i think of a film camera, i think of it in terms of being “analog”. so, i looked up the word analog to see if i was using the word incorrectly and in the strictess of terms, i don’t think i’m am.

typically, used to describe a clock or watch with moving parts was the description of analog in it’s most common usage. so, by that thought process, if you think about the camera in this image, you have to manually forward the film to the first frame when you load a new roll, you have to manually move the film to the next frame and you have to manually rewind the film. that’s moving parts, right ?

it’s okay if you disagree, i’ve already made my mind up (insert smile)

 

 

There’s only one rule in photography. Never develop colour film in chicken noodle soup.
— Freeman Patterson said that

 

20 Comments

a penny for your thoughts?

Michael Rawlukreply
July 23, 2018 at 11:46 pm

That is a beauty. Old cameras were works of art.

Martinereply
July 23, 2018 at 11:56 pm

Bel appareil photos d’un autre temps.

lislreply
July 24, 2018 at 12:11 am

This is excellent. And I have never really thought about analog before except in the context of radios

Michael Skorulskireply
July 24, 2018 at 12:46 am

A beautiful image of this collectors’ item.

Maria-Linareply
July 24, 2018 at 6:36 am

Superbe, magnifique photo de cet appareil!!! Bise, bonne journée tout en douceur et dans la joie chère Sherri!

mhelenereply
July 24, 2018 at 7:06 am

Not at all sterility it’s a pleasure to have a film in your hands and to move it . But sometimes the movie turns in the space because it is not well collided or sometimes it is difficult to take itforward and you wonder how are going to be photos…Beautiful image !

ruthiebearreply
July 24, 2018 at 8:53 am

THis could be an ad it is so well presented

Tatar@Yreply
July 24, 2018 at 8:59 am

Magnifique appareil, mais le numérique si pratique !!!….

Tom Wilsonreply
July 24, 2018 at 9:30 am

A fine camera in its day and still capable, I imagine, of good shots!

….peterreply
July 24, 2018 at 10:27 am

i just love the picture of the film camera and your explanation of analog made me smile… remember when we had to manually wind a clock… the word fits the image….peter:)

Martine Liboutonreply
July 24, 2018 at 11:37 am

J’adore Magnifique présentation !!!! 5*

Nicoureply
July 24, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Quelole nostalgie et vue de cet ancien appareil j’adore superbe.
Belle soirée

Willemreply
July 24, 2018 at 2:24 pm

Relive the old times, a beautiful picture, nice sharpness and exposure.

Stevenreply
July 24, 2018 at 5:56 pm

I definitely agree with your assessment!! (inserting smile right back at ya!)

Elaine Hancockreply
July 24, 2018 at 8:09 pm

This is a beautiful old camera! The analog makes sense to me!

Elizabeth Buckalewreply
July 24, 2018 at 11:17 pm

This is a terrific image…. LOVE that old “analog”! 🙂
And another great quote!

By Mariereply
July 25, 2018 at 2:24 am

A must. I love old camera

Elaine Kreply
July 25, 2018 at 2:33 am

wow, what kind of camera is that? it’s a work of art in itself!!
when i used to shoot a lot of film, back in the late 70’s… i found it to be a lot of work, with fully manual cameras…. if i tried to shoot people i remember all the complaints of ‘HURRY UP!!’
and as it stands now, with my eyesight, manual focus would be practically impossible.
and the chicken soup advice haha could have used it back then!!! where was he when i needed him? lol

Lewisreply
July 25, 2018 at 7:32 am

Love film photography, this is a great shot of the contina in its leather case.

Dianereply
July 30, 2018 at 10:18 am

I love this photo so much it’s the kind of photo I’d buy! I love the leather case for the camera.
You know I’d tend to agree with you about it being analog. The term really does fit.
Gosh, I like this photo.

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