Yashica Mat 124G film Camera and an Orange

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© Andrea Petersen
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UploadedOctober 7, 2013
TakenOctober 7, 2013
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D7000
Exposure1/100 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length62 mm
ISO100
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The earth is the Lord's and all its fullness. Psalm 24: 1

I replaced my previous entry for this challenge because I prefer the simplicity of this image better. Sometimes it is difficult to determine which entry to use for the challenge but I will keep this one in place. Thank you anyway for the response on my earlier attempt.

I bought this older Yashica camera several years ago from a photographer who was upgrading his equipment, when I purchased his Nikon FE2 film camera at the same time. I am not sure how old it is but it uses 120 film.

Update: I just did a research on this type of camera and here is what I found for when it was manufactured etc.

"The Yashica Mat-124 G was made from 1970 till 1986 and was the last TLR produced by Yashica"

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20 responses

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray   gave props (7 Oct 2013):

    Nice!

  • JanElle

    JanElle   gave props (7 Oct 2013):

    What a neat vintage camera!! It stands out so well with the orange against the backlighting and the colours are perfect for the theme! (Sorry for the problems posting this prop.. my keyboard went ballistic on me for some reason)

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (7 Oct 2013):

    Magnificent shot with vintage camera... so precious....Lovely...

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (7 Oct 2013):

    Thank you for the response .. JanElle, That happens to me sometimes also ...Last night I got disconnected from our dial up system as I was doing something and even after the connection went through I still couldn't get anywhere until I shut the computer off and started over...That is
    frustrating especially when my connection is so slow anyway with having dial up in the country.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (7 Oct 2013):

    clever! love that camera.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (7 Oct 2013):

    Orange you glad you entered this, I am. OK, that was dumb, but your entry rocks JPG's Theme Park!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (7 Oct 2013):

    I like it!!!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (7 Oct 2013):

    This is a beautiful shot, it fits the theme very well. I love that vintage camera, did you ever get film and use it? You have excellent lighting and a perfect bokeh.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (7 Oct 2013):

    I did use it years ago, Ann and the negatives were larger than the regular sized negatives..It
    was hard to find film for it later after the company stopped making that kind of camera.

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia gave props (7 Oct 2013):

    LOVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!super entry

  • Betty Maxey

    Betty Maxey   gave props (7 Oct 2013):

    Marvelous daling!!!

  • Charles Rushton

    Charles Rushton said (8 Oct 2013):

    A thoughtful and different choice for the theme.

  • Barbara Kurth

    Barbara Kurth   said (8 Oct 2013):

    Vintage, colorful, cool !

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield   gave props (8 Oct 2013):

    Clever shot for the theme! That camera is really neat!!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (8 Oct 2013):

    Very nice contrast of color and a neat idea for the theme!

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer   gave props (9 Oct 2013):

    Go Yashica, I have one as well.....cool and creative entry

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (9 Oct 2013):

    Fantastic shot Andrea and AWESOME camera!!!!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (9 Oct 2013):

    My parents owned the same one, they are so cool, great entry, Andrea

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (12 Oct 2013):

    Delightful take on this theme. Love how the camera appears to be talking to the orange:-)

  • Terry Pittman

    Terry Pittman   gave props (23 Dec 2013):

    Used one for a few years. Great combo shot!

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