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Cameras in World War Two ? New cameras Sony RX?

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Cameras in World War Two ? New cameras Sony RX?

Cameras ? Cameras ? Thinking of new cameras SONY RX or Leicas ? That’s me taking my own selfie now…by placing by camera, a Sony RX1 35mm with a hi contrast BW setting, manual focus to the support, an exercise rower, then placing the RX1 on it. But…Journalists were issued Speed Graphics till after the Korean War. Robert Capa used a HUGE camera, probably so, for his famous shots on Omaha Beach. Journalists used Speed Graphics till after the Korean War. There were also a lot of Graflex Speed and Crown Graphics cameras used by military photographers, you can imagine carrying one of those heavy beasts into the war zone) but they took (and still take) very nice sharp pictures. I can see that they were using Speed Graphics were commonly used for...

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