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Shooting with hope by LordLJCornellPhotos Shooting with hope by LordLJCornellPhotos
This is a Kodak No2 Hawk-Eye Model C from 1913. 
It is from my toy box. 
It has a shutter release which is very basic and you can even see something like fishing wire that operates it on every other use. 
I don't believe it even has a lens. Just a hole at the front though I could be wrong. 
There are no controls other than the shutter release and the film wind on mechanism. 
There is a view finder on the top but I can't see anything through it. 
It takes 120 film. 
The reason I am telling you all this is because I took it to East Scotland with me two weeks ago and I shot a roll of film. It managed 8 frames from the film. 
I couldn't see what I was taking and I didn't even know what the field of view was. I did, however get some images and I think one of them is even good enough to show you. 

This is a link to a picture I took with it in Scotland 
Captured on film by LordLJCornellPhotos
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:iconcleallyfr:
CleaLlyfr Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
This is awesome!!! How long did you expose the photo for?
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LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you :)
i actually don't know. The camera has a shutter lever so you just trip it. I didn't know the shutter speed or even the field of view. The only thing I knew was the speed of the film I had loaded. Fat lot of use that is when you have no control over anything else :lol:
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BlueH2O Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Looks very familiar! Thumbs Up 
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:iconlordljcornellphotos:
LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
It's great fun to use old cameras :)
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:iconsupersnappz16:
supersnappz16 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Now that is a relic.
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:iconlordljcornellphotos:
LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
It sure is. 
Its wonderful :)
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:iconsilvermixx:
SilverMixx Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
A little box of history! 
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:iconlordljcornellphotos:
LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Just imagine. This is from before WWI :omg:

:hug:
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SilverMixx Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
A more innocent world! :omfg:
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EyeOfTheKat Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
This is awesome! :-)
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:iconlordljcornellphotos:
LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you :D
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EyeOfTheKat Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
My pleasure! :heart:
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Cleotis Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2016
This is great in so many ways.  I think old (or experienced) cameras don't get the respect they deserve.  Its only by using these "primitive" tools that we can appreciate the genius of the photographers who came before us.  They were able to achieve such great results without all the technology we take for granted today.  I'm envious.
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LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Captured on film by LordLJCornellPhotos   and this is a picture I took with it recently :) I'm so happy with it :D

Not bad for a very basic camera that is 103 years old :)
I learnt my photography on manual film cameras and I think everything I learned then is still valid today and now I use a Nikon D5. 
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RedBloodedWings Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2016
An old camera..? Looks in good shape
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:iconlordljcornellphotos:
LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
It is 103 years old and it still works......just about :)
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:iconredbloodedwings:
RedBloodedWings Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2016
Holy awesome 😄
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:iconmetal-bender:
Metal-Bender Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2016   Photographer
Awesome - a magic box for sure!
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:iconlordljcornellphotos:
LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
It's great that it works after 103 years :)
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:iconmetal-bender:
Metal-Bender Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2016   Photographer
Yes it is!
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fleetofgypsies Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2016  Professional General Artist
:thumbsup:
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:iconlordljcornellphotos:
LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
:nod:
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Yuukon Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2016   Photographer
I have one just like it ;) 
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:iconlordljcornellphotos:
LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Does it work ;) 
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Yuukon Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2016   Photographer
I'm honestly not sure! It's hard to find any film that is not the "standard" around here, so I haven't had a chance to try it out yet! Apparently it worked 20 years ago, though... :P
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LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Yes.
it takes 120 film
Im lucky that my local independent camera shop stocks film and they have this film. 
Imhope you can find some as it was great fun to use :)
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Yuukon Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2016   Photographer
I'm thinking of having to order abroad, from the UK. I've had to do that before on some other films.. Unfortunately, things are twice as expensive because of shipping.
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LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
That's a shame. I'm very lucky to still be able to buy film at my local shop :)
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Yuukon Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2016   Photographer
Small town living, I suppose! It's hard to find many things out here :(
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LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
I live in a town of about 30,000 people I think. Maybe more. It has been growing. 
My local camera shop is wonderful. It is an independent shop and I always go there otherwise it would close. I don't buy any photography stuff on line. They need the business more than the big companies. I am very lucky to have them here so I support them :)
Im sure you would love it :)
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Onion-chutney Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2016
What a little cracker Lawrence :)
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LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
103 years old and still going :)
:hug:
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Onion-chutney Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2016
You are!! Good lord you look good Giggle 
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LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Not bad for a centenarian ;)
:hug:
My left knee hurts at the moment though :lol:
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Onion-chutney Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2016
At your age I am not surprised you have an sore knee :) :hug:
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LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
:iconsmile--plz: :hug:
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:iconslowdog294:
slowdog294 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2016  Professional Photographer
Neat little shooter. :nod:
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:iconlordljcornellphotos:
LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Doesn't get much more basic than this :)
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slowdog294 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2016  Professional Photographer
I agree. Maybe the Holga Pinhole camera, perhaps...?
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:iconlordljcornellphotos:
LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Well yes, a pinhole is more basic but only just :)
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slowdog294 Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2016  Professional Photographer
Hard to use, but capable of a nice soft image.
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LuceamLuceo Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2016
Wow, this is really a fascinating piece from your toy box :)
Looking forward to see the one good enough ;)
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:iconlordljcornellphotos:
LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
I'm so happy it still works :boogie:
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LuceamLuceo Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2016
I can understand you so very well! :)
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eegariM Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2016
Pretty cool, hah :D
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:iconlordljcornellphotos:
LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
I'm just so happy with it :)
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empellina Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Ahhhh. Awesome old fella. :nod: The sentence "Watch this space" means what? :blush:
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LordLJCornellPhotos Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
"Watch this space" means more information to follow :)
I have just posted one of the pictures I took with this camera :happybounce:
I'm so happy it worked :)
:hug:
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empellina Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Saw it later, thanks. :tighthug:
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Camera Data

Make
NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D800
Shutter Speed
1/50 second
Aperture
F/8.0
Focal Length
50 mm
ISO Speed
400
Date Taken
Sep 11, 2016, 2:28:54 PM
Software
Adobe Photoshop CC 2015.5 (Windows)
Sensor Size
18mm
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