Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/04/30

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Subject: [Leica] Non Picture of the Week
From: bruce at (bruce)
Date: Sun Apr 30 01:11:23 2006
References: <00a601c66bda$31a705f0$65caa8c0@shulman>

Sounds like a great idea, Jim ............ perhaps some short clips  
in QuickTime (or that Windows thingy ............).

My uncle used a 16mm Bolex to make his amateur movies, in the early  
60s. He won many national (GB) awards, particularly for his sound- 

Please keep us posted.


On 30-apr-2006, at 0:13, Jim Shulman wrote:

> Actually, when all's said it's about 1000 pictures, assuming about  
> 12 feet
> of film, with 80 frames per foot.
> Just out today with my trusty Bolex D8L (the M3 of 8mm movie cameras)
> finishing a roll of film begun at the Carlisle (PA) antique car  
> show.  As I
> wandered by the Fairmount Park water works, I shot the usual stuff:  
> boaters
> on the Schuylkill River, rock climbers at the museum, a group of  
> people
> riding Segways.
> A little while later, I caught an impromptu wedding.  It was the  
> perfect
> size: bride, groom, minister and two witnesses.  They found a sunny  
> spot
> near the waterfalls.  I wound up the Bolex and shot the short  
> ceremony on
> b/w 8mm film.  The party seemed surprised that someone showed up  
> with a
> camera (though one of the witnesses has some digital thingie.)  As  
> those of
> you who know me are aware, I was not shy about moving in for a  
> close-up or
> two.
> Afterwards, we exchanged cards for wedding movies.
> If there's any interest here, I suppose I could post the converted
> film-to-dvd (promised them a DVD conversion) to YouTube.
> Jim Shulman
> Bryn Mawr, PA
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