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the getOurBooks Recap #2

Some time ago I reached out to former customers of mine who'd bought cameras from my webshop getOurBooks at Etsy. I've - since starting to sell the cameras two years ago - wanted to know what happens to them. Through the "getOurBooks Recap" some of the cameras get a story.

A lot of the submissions are awarded with token gifts. It is not too late to contribute.

Here is the second contribution:


Charlie Bonnet des Tuves

Hi Tobias, 

This is a cool idea, thanks for sharing it!

We are living in Seoul, South Korea. Quite an active city, perfect to enjoy street photography!

Image Copyright © Charlie Bonnet des Tuves

I am Swiss, working in a pharmaceutical company, in a marketing position. My wife is from The Philippines, she is an accessory designer.

Please find attached 3 pictures we could take with our Ricoh 500.

Image Copyright © Charlie Bonnet des Tuves

Quality isn't great due to the transfer from film to digital format, but the pictures represent quite well the atmosphere in Seoul. The first one is the entrance of Seoul's main fish market.

Image Copyright © Charlie Bonnet des Tuves

As for the camera itself, my wife insisted to customize the sticker in order to make it more "girly", sorry about that. But it is still cute I think!

Image Copyright © Charlie Bonnet des Tuves

The camera work great, even if it still take us a lot of time to choose the right settings. We try to use film format as much as possible, but it is hard to make it part our "routine" :)

All the best for your project,



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