Wilde Camera Netherlands (Public analog camera)

Discussion in 'Member Organized Functions' started by dutchsteammachine, Jun 15, 2018.

Would you try this idea out at your place?

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  1. dutchsteammachine

    dutchsteammachine Member

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    Hello forum members :smile:

    I was born when digital was out for the consumer and I did not consciously experience Analogue. Yet I have been photographing analogue for fun for a few years by now.

    Personally, I started photographing analogue because I saw videos of people who still did this, or who also recently photographed analogue. Furthermore, I have always been interested in retro technology such as retro computers and vinyl.

    I would like to pass on the experience of an old analog camera to everyone who is willing to give it a shot.

    That is why I had put down an old analog camera with a manual at various locations in Leiden. Anyone who saw the camera can pick it up and take pictures according to the short, pictographic manual.

    This seemed like a good idea, many people I come across show intrigue in the typical old-fashioned form and operation of analog cameras. Sometimes when I walk around with a camera people look up and ask questions. Personally, I think that is wonderful, I like to tell you more and let people discover the device.
    I do not stand by the camera, but walk away to take photos myself. Most of the time it is a guess as to what will be on a roll of film.

    The camera:
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    The (handmade) manual:
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    I have already developed a roll from one day and several more have been send to development. I have been doing this for several weeks with great success.

    Perhaps some of you find it interesting to follow this? I will keep you informed of further dates.

    One of the locations in my mind is the Van der Werffpark. The locations should not be too crowded but should be photogenic. I would like to hear advice from you about locations.

    Several photos of the camera in-situ:

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    Regards,
    Niels
     
  2. Peter Schrager

    Peter Schrager Subscriber

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    Great!!
     
  3. guangong

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    What a clever idea! Return later with more results.
     
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