ericevans2

Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England.

Personal Website: woodandbrass.co.uk

Retired after forty years of teaching at all levels from kindergarten to University. Interested in Photography from childhood, I'm 83, been collecting cameras for abRetired after forty years of teaching at all levels from kindergarten to University. Interested in Photography from childhood, I'm 83, been collecting cameras for about 40 years. Current collection ~ 265 wood and brass cameras from 138 British camera makers. Self imposed parameters, to include only British Cameras from 1839 to 1914 with named makers' labels, though some "interesting" cameras fall outside these limits and I have a few later ones and some anonymous ones. "Interesting" trumps all other criteria, which gives me a little wiggle room to throw my money at something else sometimes. (Read more)

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Thornton-Pickard | Nimrod Automan No.3 | 1907/8 | Hand/Stand Camera | 1/4 Plate. - Camerasin Cameras
Thornton-Pickard | Oxford Automan | Quarter Plate  - Camerasin Cameras
Thornton-Pickard.| New Folding Ruby No. 2.| 1908.| English Hand and Stand Field Camera.| Quarter Plate.| - Camerasin Cameras
Sanderson (Houghton) | Junior | 1903 |Hand Camera | 5x4 inch Plate | Leather Covered. | - Camerasin Cameras
Sinclair & Co. Ltd, James A. | Una | 1926? | 2 1/4 x 3 1/4. - Camerasin Cameras
De Vere Ltd. | Monorail Camera | 1948-52 | 5x4. - Camerasin Cameras
Woolley Sons & Co., James. | "The No.2 Victoria Outfit." | 1889. | Half Plate. - Camerasin Cameras
Micro Precision Products Ltd. | Monorail Camera. | 1965-82. | 5x4. - Camerasin Cameras
Thornton-Pickard | Erecto Folding camera | 1917 | 118 Rollfilm. - Camerasin Cameras
Rolls-Royce: British v. American coachwork.. - Model Carsin Model Cars

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  1. Hint 1: Softer focus. Hint 2: Depth of field. So, softer focus; greater (or lesser) depth of field; and possibly shorter shutter speeds?
  2. A spinning rotary vignetter?
  3. Excellently researched, Rob.
  4. Happy Ooooh! Aaaah! 4th of July Rob.
  5. Thank you Windwalker. Glad of your understanding.
  6. Thanks egreeley1976 !
  7. Thanks sugargirl !
  8. Thanks Chevelleman69 !
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