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In pairs and half a pear


Här är två kameror - mina favoriter.
Below are two cameras - nearly identical. Seemingly so.



Canonet 28 till vänster väger kanske 200 gram mindre än sitt syskon Canonet 19. Den mesta vikten består av större och fler linser i objektivet. Metallen i 19 är också tjockare och den har färre plastdetaljer.

The left one - the Canonet 28 - weighs perhaps 200 g less than the one to the right - the Canonet 19. It's all in the lens - lots of glass - and the casing. There is thicker metal in the 19 and more plastic parts on the 28.


Ricoh-kamerorna här ovan representerar också ett kvalitetsskutt. 500 ST är lätt, ganska plastig i känslan, och har halvautomatisk exponering. 500 G är tyngre, har finare lins och detaljer samt är helt manuell om man vill.

The Ricohs above are also different animals, despite a visual likeness. Weight, lens quality and quality as opposed to budget detailing are evident when you take a closer look.

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Nästa bild är tagen genom sökaren på en Chinonflex TTL sedan jag skruvat på en makrolins bakom kamerans 55 mm standardlins. Ganska så fantastiskt kort skärpedjup!
The next image is taken through a SLR with a macro lens added to the original 55 mm lens. Pretty amazing depth of field!


Det här såg vi vid lekplatsen där vi hängde en stund när vi var i Götet i helgen. Gött päron antagligen.
This is what my daughter and I saw close to the playground that we frequented during our stay in Gothenburg last weekend. Probably a juicy pear.


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