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Re: [OM] IMG: From My Kodak APS Days

Subject: Re: [OM] IMG: From My Kodak APS Days
From: Charles Geilfuss <charles.geilfuss@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 3 May 2018 14:16:30 -0400
  Nice images, Jim. I had to look that up, I'd forgotten about APS film and
had never used it. Kodak had quite a range of tiny film frames. My parents
had a Disk film camera with a negative the size of my pinky fingernail.
Ever a case of trying to get too much from too little.

Charlie

On Thu, May 3, 2018 at 2:08 PM, Jim Nichols <jhnichols@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> There was a period when I was very busy at work, and sought a simple
> solution to snapshots.  I picked up a Kodak APS camera at a pawn shop, and
> tried that system.  When the original camera failed, I contacted Kodak and
> they sent me a brand new one, free!
>
> Here are a few images from that period, that might be of interest to
> aircraft fanatics.
>
> The local Beechcraft Museum has some one-of-a-kind airplanes. This is a
> replica of the Travel Air R.
>
> http://www.gallery.leica-users.org/v/OldNick/20071024-Travel
> +Air+R+Replica.JPG.html
>
> This is a Lockheed P-38 Lightning.  As I recall, it crash-landed while
> returning to Texas.
>
> http://www.gallery.leica-users.org/v/OldNick/20071024-Lockhe
> ed+P-38+Lightning.JPG.html
>
> This is Grumman TBF Avenger.  My uncle was a gunner on one of these, and
> was killed during a Kamakazi attack on the carrier Franklin in the South
> Pacific.
>
> http://www.gallery.leica-users.org/v/OldNick/20071024-Grumma
> n+TBM-3E+Avenger+01.JPG.html
>
> Nose Art was widely used to personalize aircraft during WWII. This B-25
> Mitchell was no exception.
>
> http://www.gallery.leica-users.org/v/OldNick/20071024-USAF+
> B-25+Mitchell.JPG.html
>
> The Kodak APS system worked well, as long as there were labs to handle the
> cartridges.  I gather that the APS sensor size is a descendant of this
> design.
>
> --
> Jim Nichols
> Tullahoma, TN USA
>
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