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Thread: A Cautionary Tale - Ries Tripod

  1. #11

    Join Date
    Feb 2008

    Re: A Cautionary Tale - Ries Tripod

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    Oh me gosh, you got a rare Southern hemisphere edition! I had a ground glass from there and it totally messed me up because the image was not only upright but showed what was behind me. Fish-eyes became telephoto and Leicas performed like Kodak Brownies.
    Sounds more like bizarro world, from Superman comics.
    Right is left,
    Up is down,
    Black is white
    Bad is good... wait, sometimes bad is good... so confusing.
    Real cameras are measured in inches...
    Not pixels.

  2. #12
    Drew Wiley
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    Sep 2008
    SF Bay area, CA

    Re: A Cautionary Tale - Ries Tripod

    The worst scenario is right on the equator, where half the groundglass image is right side up, and half upside-down.

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