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Before I left for the Blue Ridge Mountains, a shot from home. Hopefully, a shot from up here tomorrow...
This shot is from my NEW old camera, a Pentax Spotmatic II, which has a superb 50/1.4 on front. This was the gift from a very dear friend, and I had it completely torn down and re-furbished. It's quite a piece, and the giver is quite a guy...

Pentax Spotmatic II,Super Takumar 50/1.4,Kodak BW400CN
f1.4 for 1/500 second full exif

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Cindi Smith 28-Jul-2010 23:40
I love the DoF. This is a great shot and i love your story behind the camera you used. Love the bokeh as well. Good work!
hal 27-Jul-2010 01:22
Beautifully composed, Michael. l don't think it could be improved upon.
A photo one can look at for a long time with its memories of the civil war.
lt would make an excellent enlargement :)
Cindy Flood27-Jul-2010 01:17
Michael, Your new rig is the doing a lovely job. The DOF is just perfect to make the front gun pop. I am a lover of old photo gear (as you know), so I appreciate the beauty from (and the fun of using) older gear. They don't make it like that any more.