Scanning Old Photographs

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I have archives going back to when i started with photography, the 1960s. The first 35mm camera I could afford was a Prinz Mastermatic III, a re-branded Halina Paulette, purchased in 1969 just before I started at the university of Leeds. Here’s a 1973 advert – and note the difference in price with a Spotmatic, then one of ‘the’ cameras …

Back to the Future

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Inspired by the ‘back to the beginning’ task, I just put down the princely sum of £12.50 on eBay to buy 6 vintage cameras, 3 of which I used as a teenager but somehow lost over the years. The Prinz Mastermatic III was actually a Boots re-brand, and served me well through my University, when I couldn’t borrow the Leeds …