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Amaryllis

The bud is looking promising, though it will still be a while before it flowers.

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Statue of Dorothy Round

She was a Wimbledon champion in the 1930’s, and came from Dudley. Her statue is in Priory Park, and I’ve probably used it for a Blip before, but I hardly ever get any further than the park now, and I’m … Continue reading

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Weston Master exposure meter

This was my father’s exposure meter. It still works, although at some stage it was dropped (not guilty), so you may be able to see that there is some Sellotape over a crack in one corner (I think the casing … Continue reading

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Developing

I haven’t finished the film in the Agfa Silette yet, but I did finish one in the Baby Sibyl. I’ve developed its now, but I still have to do the scanning, which is very tedious and often requires several scans … Continue reading

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Uninteresting box?!

Although I no longer have my original Agfa Silette from 1959, I still have the box it came in, with the price marked on it! I’m about half way through the first film I put in the ‘new’ Silette, so … Continue reading

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Agfa Silette

I still have my first camera and my second 35mm camera (see recent posts), but the first 35mm camera was part-exchanged for the second one. However, I have managed to find one on eBay, and it arrived today! I think … Continue reading

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My first camera

Agfa Synchro box, which my father gave me for my 7th birthday in 1952. I’d been allowed to press the shutter release on my father’s camera a few times before this, and watched him developing film in the bathroom. I’m … Continue reading

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