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Oh, good grief!

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by SXH, Sep 13, 2017.

  1. SXH

    SXH Well-Known Member

    I thought this, from Olympus, was bad enough.

    Now we have this for people to spend money on!

    I wonder if you can get them in the same wood...
     
  2. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    Nice. Looks good.:eek:
     
  3. Geren

    Geren Well-Known Member

    "This kit of soft release button and hot shoe cover fits perfectly to you PEN‑F. Soft release button and hot shoe cover are made and paired by hand to ensure a perfect match. As it is made of real wood it will continue to grow darker and richter with age."

    Won't that introduce camera-shake?
     
  4. SXH

    SXH Well-Known Member

    Depends which Richter - may make your pictures more visually artistic or possibly give them a musical feel! ;)

    And as for growing darker, well, it would - as it absorbs your skin oils and dirt... :eek:
     
  5. Geren

    Geren Well-Known Member

    Lovely.
     
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  6. Learning

    Learning Ethelred the Ill-Named

    Been done before by 'blad.
     
  7. gray1720

    gray1720 Well-Known Member

    You can't get the wood, you know.

    Adrian
     
  8. Footloose

    Footloose Well-Known Member

  9. Andrew Flannigan

    Andrew Flannigan Well-Known Member

    I paid £1 for my soft touch button out of a junk box. And it's metal instead of ratty old wood. :cool:
     
  10. Craig20264

    Craig20264 Well-Known Member

    I'll think you'll find I can. Even at my age ;)
     
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  11. Footloose

    Footloose Well-Known Member

    Well, I suppose these add-ons might save various species of woodworm ... :rolleyes:
     
  12. Roger Hicks

    Roger Hicks Well-Known Member

    Then again, made by a leading Swiss manufacturer of gun stocks. Ain't gonna be cheap! Ever handled one?

    Cheers,

    R.
     
  13. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    Whatever next? They'll be making them out of concrete soon.:)

    concrete cam.jpg
     
  14. RogerMac

    RogerMac Well-Known Member

    Can anyone ID the camera? The battery door looks a bit like my AE1 but I can't be sure
     
  15. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    My daughter bought it in Italy for me for fathers day this year. She carried it around in her rucksack for over a week.

    Will this help?


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  16. Benchista

    Benchista Which Tyler

    Well yeah, it's an AV-1, the aperture-priority only model. Looks like the 24-85 zoom on it, but I've no idea what those switches at the end of the lens hood are supposed to be.
     
  17. steveandthedogs

    steveandthedogs Well-Known Member

    I think they are just toggles to allow you to take out a little cap in the cap [?]. I've got something similar in one of the Pentax hoods.

    S
     
  18. Footloose

    Footloose Well-Known Member

    Yes I have, at the Birmingham NEC a few years ago, where Linhof Studio had a couple of 12's, in its WA and TC variants. The standard of engineering and attention to detail on these cameras is stunning and was surprised how compact they were.
     
  19. Roger Hicks

    Roger Hicks Well-Known Member

    They are rather gorgeous, aren't they?
     
  20. Lost_In_France

    Lost_In_France Well-Known Member

    As they say "a fool and his money are easily parted"! ;)
     

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