Thursday, 28 May 2009

Big Pixels

Ok I happened to be flicking through the web and came across this monster!.  

A digital camera being mentioned in this the KOCC blog I hear you halide-ites shout, yes I know I know! but I thought it was worth a mention as its hooooooooge

A digital panoramic camera with no less than 160 million pixels (huge files averaging around the 800 mb mark)

To give you an idea of its size ...............

There are large zip files as examples should you wish to download and check the quality of the panoramic beast

Tuesday, 19 May 2009

Camera Van.......

Interesting van mod covered in cameras, mainly polaroids and yep the cameras work (unlike some of ours)

Check link/s for more info and extra images

Images taken with Van Cam's

This being my personal fave

he he granny riot!

KOCC 3 Is in session

A quickie post to say that the 3rd KOCC draw has been made

Camera selections are:

Kodak Brownie Six-20
Zorki 4
Kodak Retinette
Kershaw  6x6

As ever all is anon at this stage. Best of luck...............

Tuesday, 12 May 2009

KOCC 2 Entries & Winners

Sorry for the late posting I've been on leave an not been able to keep up to date with everything and so as a result we've got the entries and a winner all in one post.

The results are as follows:

A (David) 92 votes
B (Ferdi) 85 votes
C (Jon) 103 votes
D (Laura) 93 votes
E (George) 62 votes

A close call for second place and yes we had a recount just to be sure.

Making Entry 'C' the winner

Well done Jon

His winning pic of  ' Poles '

We Shall NOT!


Below are the other (worthy) entries and it would seem that we have all improved since our first outing. I'd also like to admit that all but one entry was outputted digitally. 

If there is anyone out there that actually reads this blog???? we'd love to hear from you so don't be shy get emailing!

Wednesday, 18 March 2009

Competition Two Now Open For Entries

The draw has been made and the following cameras have been selected

Ensign Ful Vue

Agfa Isolette I

Kodak Brownie Six-20 Model F

Zeiss Ikon 515/2

Ilford Sportsman

We Have A Winner

Yes votes are in and I'm pleased to announce that the results are as follows:

Image A 94 Votes

Image B 101 Votes

Image C 92 Votes

Image D 116 Votes

Image E 97 Votes

Making Image D the winner ................

So congratulations to Laura who wins the first K.O.C.C no expenses spared winners enamel cup

Tuesday, 24 February 2009

The First Of Many

Entries are all anonymous for the moment but info with what camera used is with each image. 

Lastly...... please vote!

Exhibition Board

Entry A
Brownie 620 Model F

Entry B
Kodak Retinette 030

Entry C
Contessa Nettel

Entry D
Ilford Sportsman Manumatic

Entry F
Lubitel 2

Cameras Used

Contessa Nettel Cocarette -1920
Format 120 6x9

Ilford Sportsman Manumatic - 1952
Format 35mm

Brownie Six-20 Model F - 1956
Format 620 (120 with modification) 6x9

Kodak Retinette 030 - 1958
Format 35mm

Lubitel 2 - 1957/1979 
Format 120 6x6

More cameras to follow when used..........

Monday, 26 January 2009

Let the games begin....................

Official Rules for the Knackered Old Camera Competition (KOCC)



i.     Cameras to be allocated by lottery (consisting of working cameras with non-obsolete film formats)

ii.     No swapping cameras after lottery is drawn (except in the case of camera failure)

iii.     Competition ends 4 weeks after camera issue

iv.     Prints can be B/W or colour. No digital manipulation.

v.     Prints must be no bigger than 10”x8” in size.

vi.     Contestants can submit one print each.

vii.     Students will vote on entries. Entries will be anonymous. Voting will be open for 1 week.

viii.     Voting to be proportional- students to vote on prints in order of best  to worst scored 1-5, therefore the lowest score wins.