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Well not really. This camera was first introduced in the early 70’s. Its my fathers old Nikon F2.

I took this image with my Fujifilm S7000 and then edited the heck out of it in Photoshop CS5 by over exposing it and maxing the contrast and colour balances and tweeking it in curves. The idea being to give it a swinging 60’s retro feel. Hope you like it! yeah baby yeah!

Exposure: 0.5 sec
f-stop: 2.8
ISO: 200

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nikon, f2, 60s, black and white, manual camera, macro

Belfast born and bred photographer now living out in Dundonald, Northern Ireland. Concentrating mainly on Land and Seascapes, Macro and Abstract, my work is shot both in colour and Black & White making use of Adobe Photoshop.

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Comments

  • Julesrules
    Julesrulesover 3 years ago

    Yeah baby indeed , perfect editing for this Chris . super cool man:-) Love the crop too

  • Why thank you very much baby for the super groovy comment! Yeah!! Bring back free love etc etc free Tibet and other stereotypical hippie comments! :-D

    – Chris Cardwell

  • lynell
    lynellover 3 years ago

    cool shot reminds me of a Paul Simon song.. :)

  • Coolio! what song is that then? (for those of us who are lesser edumutated!)

    – Chris Cardwell

  • lynell
    lynellover 3 years ago

    Kodachrome
    They give us those nice bright colors
    They give us the greens of summers
    Makes you think all the world’s
    a sunny day
    I got a Nikon camera
    I love to take a photograph
    So mama don’t take my Kodachrome away

  • Wow! Sounds like a great song, i’ll have to check it out! Thanks very much for that! Peace out! :-)

    – Chris Cardwell

  • MelissaRaquel
    MelissaRaquelover 3 years ago

    Very very cool!

  • Ta V Much Melissa!

    – Chris Cardwell

  • ragman
    ragmanover 3 years ago

    Paul Simon ~ Kodachrome
    I think the Nikon camera referred to was an F (the one before the F2)

  • I think your right!

    – Chris Cardwell

  • KatrinKirieshka
    KatrinKirieshkaover 3 years ago

    oh!!! its niceeeee!!!!mimimimi

  • haha thank you! Glad you like it!

    – Chris Cardwell

  • Cass23
    Cass23over 3 years ago

    LOVE!!! Great job

  • Well a ying yang zippedy doo!! thanks very much!

    – Chris Cardwell

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganover 3 years ago

    Superb B/W

  • Why thank you very much!!! :-)

    – Chris Cardwell

  • Sandra Moore
    Sandra Mooreover 3 years ago

    beautiful capture, wonderful tones!

  • Thanks very much Sandra!

    – Chris Cardwell

  • laruecherie
    laruecherieover 3 years ago

    Nice close-up.

  • Thanks very much Larue!

    – Chris Cardwell

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