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    Ogr8nwmypstmksnosnse pgoat's Avatar
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    Attention photographers with old unused film cameras

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    Wow, now that is cool. Does it work?
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    Interesting, but only as an option for when I run out of film.

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    It's about time, I'll buy a few.
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    Apparently, this is a April Fool's prank

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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
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    can we burn pgoat in effigy now? if we do it right, we have cabrito too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    crud. You;re right.

    Oh, well, it was a neat thought.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    can we burn pgoat in effigy now? if we do it right, we have cabrito too.
    don't forget the donkey punch basting
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    Man, and I was so going to resurrect the Canon SureShot Zoom S I took to Japan at the age of 14, which I still have.
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    Ok. First fooster to build this I want four.
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    Darn! I was gonna get dad's old Vivatar camera. If someone could make this idea into reality, they would sure clean up!
    I love pho long time.

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    apparently there was something lined up in the late 90s that was ahead of its time, technologically speaking.

    I never heard of it back then...but yeah it would be fun. Niche market or not, I think there;d be plenty of people who'd want to pull out the vintage boxes and takes some pics. If it works on any 35mm camera, you;d only need pay for it once. This would be great for people who have one or two sentimental Favorites (I know lots of folks who do, and won't get rid of them , although they only shoot digital now), and even better for people who have a crazy big collection. (Calling Gnome!!)
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    Nice.. I saw this posted on just about every photo forum out there! lol! it would be great if something like this was produced but I don't see it happening with current technology.
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    Vaporware. That idea has been floating around for years and years and years.
    This one is a joke but there has been the idea for a long time.

    If it WAS true, I'd sure get one.
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    S'Ok. I'll still use my old 35 once in awhile for my Astro stuff.

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    This is as close as you are going to come to digital capture on pre digital camera bodies.

    50 megapix, seventeen thousand bucks.

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    With the amount of interest apparently shown by the photographic community I'm sure that there are various group/business who have started looking into it. So sometime in the future expect to see something like it available.

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    Love my old filum cameras. I have an 800 mm telephoto & a bellows arrangement for macro photography but no digital camera to use them with. This is a product whose time has come!

    If only.................

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    Quote Originally Posted by AllenG View Post

    This is as close as you are going to come to digital capture on pre digital camera bodies.

    50 megapix,
    This is the main reason I would love to get a MF...I still have a lot to learn so the small format is fine for now but I would love to shoot film with more detail and have the option for digital with the same kit.


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    seventeen thousand bucks.
    And this is the main reason I am still on smaller format
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    I like shooting old film cameras with a .22
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    I want one for my Linhoff Technica!

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    Damn, I've been waiting for something like this for years. Not because it's necessary but because it'd be fun.

    The concept designs are just how I've always imagined it could work, too. Hardware where the film cartridge was, some kind of positionable sensor, and maybe something attached to the film take-up spool gears so that the film advance lever could be the interface.

    Still want.
    Develop it.........(Pardon the accidental film pun ) I want one for my Rollie TLR.
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    I want at least four.

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