CCCP : Cool Communist Cameras Thread
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Welcome to the CCCP, or the Cool Communist Cameras Post!
Here we chat about Communist Cameras like the Kristal, the Zenit, the Zorkiiy, the Fed, the Krasnogorsk, the Kiev, the Pentacons, and so on.
Pic related it is my krasnogorsk 1. I've attached a regular 16mm magazine to it because you can't get film for its existing magazine any more.
There is a Cool Communist Camera to suit everyone. Let's have some good Stalinist fun now!
Managed File Hosting
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Host for sharing RAWs that isn't atrociously slow on upload? (50/50 fiber)
I've tested so far with Wireshark:
>Mediafire pro: 0.5MB/s; Download was fine though.
>One Drive: 0.7MB/S
>Google Drive: .3MB/S
>Yunpan: a fucking chinese botnet is almost as fast as Google Drive
The only success so far is Drobox which maxes my connection at 7.5MB/s, but they limit to 200GB per day.
Sugarsync allows about 60GB/day, no point in bothering with them
I'd host locally, but until I have more experience, even the tutorials are telling me now if I don't have a dedicated box running bastille, apparmor and SElinux on a DMZ behind two different-brand routers ssh keyed with disabled root you'll be hijacked by russian skiddies within the week.
I'd love to just transfer some photos.
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To be quite frank, I imagine within 5–10 years the iPhone 10 (or whatever) will have image quality that rivals a full-frame camera (or at least APS-C). You can also already see how cameras are getting smaller (like the full-frame Sony a7 vs. the Canon 5D), or the APS-C sensor of the Ricoh GR (smallest APS-C compact camera). Even the iPhones of today blow the older point-and-shoot cameras from even a few years ago out of the water.
I personally have enjoyed shooting a lot of photos on my smartphone. I love shooting the image, post-processing it in my phone via VSCO, and sharing on Instagram.
Shooting on a smartphone has democratized photography (especially street photography) for the better.
In-fact, I know a lot of mobile phone photographers who take photos that blow the pants off photos taken with a fancy Leica.
The great benefit of shooting on an iPhone or mobile phone is that you always have it with you, it is always in your pocket, it is silent, it is less conspicuous, and you shoot everyday. You end up shooting more on a mobile phone (than a big fancy DSLR, or a Leica).
Sure the image-quality of an iPhone isn’t as good as an APS-C sensor or full-frame sensor, but for the most part, it is “good enough”. I think ultimately capturing the moment, emotion, and feeling of a scene is more important than how many pixels or how sharp it is.
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this was the first time I used a camera that's not a point and shoot, it's a canon eos 350d.
I took a trip in Venice to try it out, upladed the album on imgurl (the picutres are too big to upload them here).
I mostly shoot in RAW and then used photoshop to get an effect I liked, I don't really know anything about postprocessing.
Care to give some feedback?
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