New Blad with amazingly bright viewfinder!?

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  1. Ian David

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    Just saw this amusing short ad on TV here today. The viewfinder on her Blad looks a lot brighter than mine, but I'm not sure what she is doing with the film advance...

    Ian

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVsWBJERVAw
     
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    Haha, cool ad. Thanks for sharing :D
     
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    They put a TV in the camera! :D
    The kid's holding the camera in that shot. I think he's focusing using the wind crank. Note the small lettering on the viewfinder image-"use only as directed". I guess what the director directs goes. :wink:
     
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    You're right - I clearly wasn't paying attention! I guess he could be fiddling with the wind crank just because little kids like fiddling with stuff :D

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    I think he just tried to hold the camera and found the free 'play' that the wind crank has.
    With his left hand holding the camera, the right hand on the crank, the model in front of the camera, we have to assume it was the hand of god that adjusted focus on the lens.
     
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    I guess even god wanted to see that in focus then :tongue:
     
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    Very good use of picture in picture.
     
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    Would not the entire world look a lot brighter with such a lady on your side :wink::laugh:
     
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    Who knows, maybe she has a terrible character...
     
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    WOW, why my blad VF is not bright as that one in the ad??? :D lol
    WAIT, i think i have to find a lady like her to have that VF so bright :wink:
     
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    It reminds me of those movies where a Leica makes an SLR sound, or when a nikon has the clop-plop of a Hassy... :smile:
     
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    Y'all got it wrong. It's a leak of the soon to be revealed "retro" d...tal Hasselbald with Live View in the place of the former ground glass.
     
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    The battery in the thing must run down pretty quick, having to supply the power needed to make the display that bright.
     
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    You mean the Hasselblad version of this "contraption"?:

    rolleiflex-mini.jpg rolleiflex-mini2.jpg

    http://www.geekalerts.com/digital-rolleiflex-mini-camera/

    Shouldn't this thread be in the Lounge or Soapbox by the way? :wink:
     
  15. Ian David

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    Yes, I probably should have put this in the Lounge...