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Zeiss Icon Nettar Open, angled

012-365v4 Zeiss Ikon Nettar II 518/16

This is my Zeiss Ikon Nettar camera that I used last Saturday. It shoots 12 x 6 x 6 images per roll of 120 film. This particular camera has a Novar Anastigmat 4.5/75 lens and a Pronto shutter and was manufactured between Jul 52 and Feb 59, so is older than

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Side view of the bug

011-365v4 Unexpected Bonus

Having just enjoyed some grapes following my luncheon (very middle class don’t ya know) Debbie, my wife, smiled and asked if i would like to see the bonus that came with the grapes? Sure, I said, what was it? I think I’d have prefered not to have known 😉 It

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Greylag geese in the reeds

RSPB Fowlmere

Another catch up post from April 2019. This one was from my first visit to the RSPB reserve at Fowlmere in Cambridgeshire. A lovely place to spend a few hours with some decent hides and lovely chalk streams with the clearest water. As I recall, it was absolutely perishing, despite

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On The March

010-365v4 On The March

Still stuck photographing the garden, so today we have our regular winter visitor the Pied Wagtail (Motacilla alba). He spends the rest of the year catching flies over Doctors Pond, but during winter, he finds lots to eat in our garden. Another one that doesn’t visit the feeders, he gets

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The Dark Assassin

009-365v4 The Dark Assassin

I’ve been playing with a new film camera today, a Zeiss Icon Nettar, a folding camera made in the 1950’s that takes 120 film and produces 12 x 6×6 (square) negatives. We had pretty decent weather – freezing cold, but nice and bright until about half an hour before sunset

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Mark Seton

Mark Seton

I'm an amateur photographer who enjoys music. I'm currently the Digital Secretary of the Bishops Stortford Camera club (and am a past Chairman) and I hold both LRPS and CPAGB distinctions.