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Disguised as a general-purpose manual on the basics of photography and cine, it’s interspersed with biased commentary that sometimes borders on the hilarious.

Low to High Price: Tiny cells jostle each other and bustle along like human beings in the street, tiny scraps of paper, coal, bone, clay, water, give an insight into the very texture of the world we live in—nay, the world we are composed of. Thanks to Oscar Fricke and Yuri Boguslavsky. For instance, on page 25, when discussing which lenses are useful in what situations, Spillman or his ghostwriters note:.

The author is either Boris Bykov or Yuri Ryskhov, depending on who you believe. And what a beautiful world it is! No, really, it’s a strange book. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Maizenberg published eleven camera books, in Russian, Ukranian and English. Go read it this very instant! Which leads to quotes like these: It covers the history of the KMZ plant, and focuses more on its social history than on technical aspects.

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It’s a great primer on modern Russia, written in a very clear and accessable style. Drawing from a lot of Russian sources, the author meticulously recalls the history of Makarenko and his band of communards.

This book on Amazon September To assume that Fed and Zorki are second only to Leica is presumptuous at least. Meta Home Making web photographs Legal page about. Still, since this is my website and I can put any book I want on this page: ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Far better than aiming a standard lens at their faces from a yard or so away.


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The didactive part is the standard introduction to the photographical basics perhaps literally copied from The Complete Photobook by the same author with the typical ugly ‘s pincelle helicopters, race carswhile the commercial part is more or less interwoven with the text and has a princele on the subject just discussed:. And convincing was necessary, because Soviet-Russian equipment had more than just its bad technical record to overcome; it had an image problem.

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Learn more at Author Central. The longer Russian lenses handle well and steadily in the hand, and princelke is no finer outfit for candids, among other subjects, than the mm Zenith-E combination known as the Photo-Sniper. Still, for a highly specialised, rare and expensive piece of compulsory reading, that’s a small sacrifice to make. Popularity Popularity Featured Price: Ronald Spillman, as his introduction on the bookmark informs us, “started work on a national newspaper lpup the age of fourteen” and “was given all the press tickets the staffmen didn’t want”.

On the other hand, there are very few ‘system’ models. The least expensive and most suitable instrument for use in photomicrography of the Russian range of peincelle is the model MBR-1E I read it with great interest, and learnt a lot from it. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

The Authentic Guide to Russian and Soviet Cameras (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

The late Isaak S. Camera Magazine cracks several jokes at the “East Bloc” smell of the book’s waxy paper. The writing is actually quite good, and the general introduction to photography still stands.

Why this should reflect positively on their cameras, or their cars or their watches, is something I don’t quite understand. This Ronald Spillman, the very same, wrote this book incalled “Discover Rewarding Photography” and subtitled “the manual of Russian equipment”, that could, with some license, be called Soviet propaganda. Others who own a copy tell me that it’s really more of a catalogue than a real in-depth book.


Not only does Jan Balliauw clearly explain the workings of the old Communist system and the complicated nature of the Russian people, but he also offers a detailed first-hand account of the Moscow street wars, the turbulent politics of the time and its actors, and the ever-changing situation in the everyday Russia. Provide feedback about this page.

The whole book is fairly risible and painfully obvious where it comes to pushing ;rincelle Russian merchandise, although they don’t completely avoid the adjective “Russian” as I expected they would. I’m way late on this, but there’s a new Princelle set to appear somewhere this year! Russian cameras are the budget choice.

This is a delightful book that gives a delicious insight into the Soviet-Russian camera market of the time, and is more than worth the pound it sells for in the UK today.

In 74 pages, Kesardnov reviews 66 cameras following the same pattern: East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Het Verloren Paradijs — De ontwrichting van Rusland This book, written in Dutch by the Belgian Eastern Europe correspondent Jan Balliauw, is not a book about Russian cameras in the strict sense, but I think it deserves its place in the sun anyway, since it’s an excellent eye-witness account of Russia in the period between and Mastera Optiki This is a Russian book which was published in relatively small numbers.

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One moment the author is speaking about focal lengths in general terms, the next he’s extolling the fabulous Princdlle as the best thing since sliced bread!

Basically it’s an elaborate brochure disguised as a hardcover general-purpose photobook. Princelle covers all major factories in clearly defined chapters, and lists not only all major production cameras and prototypes, but also their lenses. Books on Soviet-Russian cameras.