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Karlsruhe 1932 … Part 2

This may be the last batch of scans for a while, as the rest of the glass negatives are either highly over or under exposed. The standard software that comes with my scanner isn’t the best. It looks like i will probably have to invest in Silverfast or some thing similar.

ka scan 1938 lump-213

“Schloss Karlsruhe”

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Karlsruhe 1932 … Part 1

Recently we were at “my Wife’s, Uncle’s, Partner’s birthday”. During dinner she remarked “Scott I have something for you”…. My ears picked up and was curious as to what she had. It turns out she was cleaning out her cupboards and found a box of 100 old glass negatives of Karlsruhe (the city in Germany where we live). The photos were taken by her long dead husbands farther. i.e my Wife’s, Uncle’s, Partner’s, ex- Farther in-law.


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New Sony Cameras, Lenses and accessories announced

70-400mm f/4-5.6 G SSM II

Last year I was looking at getting the 70-400 but waited when i was told there would be a new version early this year.  The revised 70-400mm F4-5.6 G SSM II is ideal for capturing wildlife and action-packed sports. The upgraded super-telephoto zoom builds further on the premium performance of its predecessor with enhanced optics and faster, more responsive auto-focus. With its new LSI drive circuit, auto-focus speed of the SSM (Super Sonic Wave Motor) is around four times quicker than before. Teamed with enhanced tracking AF, the upgraded lens is now even more suitable for capturing stills and Full HD video of fast-moving subjects.

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