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Voigtländer Perkeo II

With the idea of doing some medium format B&W without the bulk and weight of the Bronica SQ-A, this nineteen fifties vintage folding camera has been acquired. This was bought through certo6 who reconditions these nifty old cameras. Folded, this easily fits in a jacket pocket.

This example is equipped with a Color-Skopar 80 mm, f3.5, four-element lens set in a Prontor-S shutter. Provided shutter speeds are B(ulb) and 1 to 1/300 seconds. It takes twelve 6x6 cm frames (may be stretched to 13) on a roll of 120 film.

On the second row is a series showing how I handled a request to take some black & white at my niece's evening outdoor wedding. (A challenging assignment!)

At the third row are black & white shots selected from those taken on the first few rolls put through this camera to check it out: 1st, a roll of Ilford Delta 400 developed in HC-110 1+63. The last two shots on roll #1 were hand held, the others used a tripod.

The next to last several rows are from Roll #3, Fuji Neopan ACROS 100; also in HC-110 1+63. The closeup shots were on a tripod with the Focar 1 closeup lens. The farmstead shots were handheld. Some shots toward the bottom were taken on Fuji ACROS 100 in London, March 2008.

On the next to last row, just for grins, four shots on Provia 100F transparency film, taken in Valley Forge National Historical Park.

Shots on the row ahead of that were taken at Prallsville Mills, an historic site just north of Stockton, NJ, along the Delaware & Raritan Canal Trail, on 19 June 2008.

Perkeo shots elsewhere in the galleries: Lyons Fall Fiddle Festival, St. Nicholas Breaker, Jim Thorpe, Evansburg Park
See also the B&W shots at: Woodstock, Phoenixville, the 2010 Schuylkill River Festival, SRT Oaks to Mont Clare and at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum.

Perkeo II
Perkeo II
Accessories
Accessories
Ready to Shoot
Ready to Shoot
Folded
Folded
In Hand
In Hand
With Canon 188A
With Canon 188A
Flash Test!
Flash Test!
Listening
Listening
Starting Out
Starting Out
Holly
Holly
West
West
Winter Refugees
Winter Refugees
Land & Water Bonsai
Land & Water Bonsai
Begonias Wintering
Begonias Wintering
Hanging Plants
Hanging Plants
Backyard - Handheld
Backyard - Handheld
Backyard
Backyard
Holly Berries
Holly Berries
Rhododendron Buds
Rhododendron Buds
Ash Bark
Ash Bark
Farm in Winter Light
Farm in Winter Light
Across from Farm
Across from Farm
Heckler Bake Oven
Heckler Bake Oven
Over the Fence
Over the Fence
Heckler Barn
Heckler Barn
Heckler Barn
Heckler Barn
End of Barn
End of Barn
Barn Entry Door
Barn Entry Door
Hyde Park
Hyde Park
Marble Arch
Marble Arch
Camden Lock Lamp Post
Camden Lock Lamp Post
Camden Lock Bridge
Camden Lock Bridge
Trail View
Trail View
Grist Mill
Grist Mill
Guard Lock Gates
Guard Lock Gates
Guard Lock Controls
Guard Lock Controls
VFNHP Log Cabin
VFNHP Log Cabin
VFNHP Memorial Arch
VFNHP Memorial Arch
VFNHP Carillon
VFNHP Carillon
VFNHP Washington Memorial Chapel
VFNHP Washington Memorial Chapel
And a  Warning!
And a Warning!
Interlock Linkage
Interlock Linkage