The Bridgeport Post from Bridgeport, Connecticut on February 11, 1962 · Page 61
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BRIDGEPORT SUNDAY POST, FEBRUARY 11,1962 C-NINETEEN DEVISES CALCULATOR -- Sieve Martin, of the Bridgeport Camera club, has devised a cut-out calculator for night-light exposures. It Is featured In the March Issue of Popular Photography. FREE EASTMAN KODAK FILM Sizes 127 620 120 Black White Color Bring your exposed roll for processing and get a new roll of Eastman Kodak film free. You pay no more than the regular cost of developing and printing. Also bargains in Kodachrome Film, Movie and 35MM including processing. EXTRA ADDED BONUS SH STAMPS FOR THE THRIFTY ALEXANDER CAMERA 978 MADISON AVE., Near Yurdin's ATTENTION CAMERA FANS! Check your wallet! and punei right now. Save all your $5.00 Bills and bring them to PHOTO SALES AH thi» week. (Th* bills ar« eaiily recognized, they are green in color--have "Honest Ab«" Lincoln'* portrait in center and m 5 in each of the four corners) They are redeemable for terrific Photo Buyi during cur "Honest Abe" Value Days Her* are lomo of the Bargains--There art too many to lilt them all, so stop in to see and buy -We have just 7--Brownie 8mm f/2.7 Movie Cameras (Honest value $28.95) only 3-$5.00 bills Just 5 Keystone 8mrn f/2.3 1.9 Movie Cameras (Honest values up to $59.95) 4-$5.00 bills We have ; 12 complete camera outfits (620-120 size) (Honest values up to $28.95) 245.00 bills There are 6-Anscoflex Cameras w/cases (Honest value $18.95) only 1-$5.00 bill We'hqve 14-Kodak Rotary Flasholders for all cameras (Honest value $12.95) juit 1-$5.00 bill All are new itemt and fully guaranteed. There are many more cameras and projectors that are just ont of « kind and redeemable for from 1 to 15--$5.00 bills. EXAMPLES: l-35mm Cavalcade Proj. Reg $109.50 H-$5.00 bills )-8mm DeJur movie pro/, reg. $124.50 12-55.00 bills I-8mm Brumberger proj. reg. $49.95 4-S5.00 bills Even your "Honest Abe" Pennies are redeemable. We have 3}£"x5" Easel Photo Mounts. Re; price per pkg. of 2-25c THIS WEEK ONLY le PER PKG. Also, ee our unbeatable buys in the USED CAMERA DEPT. We will be OPEN TILL 9:00 P.M. On Monday HONEST ABE DAY See "Cy" PHOTO SALES 1967 Main Street--ED 5-6891 BETWEEN NORTH AVE. GRAND ST. FREE PARKING ON PREMISES See "Joe" SOMETHING IN OUTER SPACE? -- No, It Is a five-times exposed photograph of an ordinary light bulb. The photograph was taken by Lanl Hayduk, of 4 Roosevelt drive, Trumbull. He look It Just to satisfy hli curiosity. It was taken with a twin lens reflex camera. Mainwaring's The Shutter Clicks No doubt about it, flash is used far more often than any other type of artificial light source for pictures taken around the house. But all too many users of flash units either bulb or electronic types, don't get the full potential from their equipment. Most of them, faced with a picture situation calling for the use of flash, take the easy way out, leaving their flash gun mounted on the camera Actually, there is n o t h i n g* wrong with this approach to flashlvanced cameras, including those photography. In some situations, j whose flash units plug directly it is the only practical way tolinto the camera body with no get the picture. Howejer, con- connecting cord, slant use of straight on-camera Truly professional results can flash brings with it a monotonous ^ h , h . -sr fr sparkle into home pictures: MUCH MORE pleasing effects, particularly in close-ups, can be had from direct flash if the'flash gun Is removed from Hie camera and held above it and to one side. From this position the light will strike the subject downward from one side, giving a highlight and shadow effect that will bring out the contours and texture of the subject. Unwanted subject shadows will be cast down and flash helps preserve a natural to one side, out of camera range. Another form of off-camera flash is bounce flash, so-called because the light from the flash gun is not aimed directly at the subject, but is bounced from a ceiling or wall to the subject. Bounce feeling to the picture and can be used effectively with color as! well as black-and-white films. White and gray surfaces work best for shooting color pictures with bounce flash. If a blue ceiling is used, the subject will be given a bluish cast as the light from the flash unit picks up the color of whatever surface it hits. Unless such off-color effects are desired, avoid shooting in rooms with any but neutral-toned ceilings and walls. COMPUTING EXPOSURE for bounce flash is not as easy as when direct flash is used. Such factors as ceiling height and tone have a decided effect on exposure results. A relatively low, light-colored ceiling will reflect more light to the subject than would a high, dark one. As a rough guide, in an average-size living room, try opening the lens two stops more than the same shot would take if direct flash were being used. Good b o u n c e flash technique comes with lots of shooting under a wide variety of room conditions. A COILED-TYPE flash cord is a virtual necessity for successful off-camera use of a flash gun. Cords of this type are available for virtually all varieties of ad- EVERY DAY IS SALE DAY!!! SPECIALS ON ... PROJECTORS TAPE RECORDERS CAMERAS GADGET BAGS PHOTO SUPPLIES LIGHT BARS DARK ROOM EQUIPMENT 1st Cornel EXTRA SPECIAL! 1st Stnred! 8mm MOVIE CAMERAS 50% BELOW COST Hurry! Hurry! Offers and Values Galore! CORBIT'S «* MAIN and ELM CAMERA SHOP STREETS Where Camera Fans Meet' OPEN MONDAYS EDison 3-2149 for long cords connecting it with the flash gun. With the addition of a second flash unit, a sparkling dimensional look can be obtained that impossible to get with only one flash. Side or backlighting from a slave unit adds brilliance to direct flash shots as well as helping to model subject contours. Slaves used with either direct or bounce flash enable the photographer to cover a greater area than would be possible with just one unit at the camera. THE NAME of Steve Martin Is familiar to many readers of this column. An active member of the Bridgeport Camera club, of which he has held the office of president, Steve has won awards both black-and-white and color competitions within the club, as well as in inter-club competitions. Now he has added new laurels to his achievements. Featured in the March issue of Popular Photography Magazine is a cutout calculator for night-light exposures which Steve worked out. REVERT TO SCHEDULE (Yankee) division and the 109th Signal battalion of the Mass- BOSTON -- (AP) The 26thiachusetts Army National Guard have reverted to their pre-Berlinj adjutant general, said yesterday alert training schedules. Maj.lthe '.wo units were authorized Gen. Thomas J. Donnelly, state'extra drills when placed on an advisory alert status last Sept« ember. Authority for exira drills is being withdrawn, he said. to buy...build.. .or refinance Thousands of homeowners have called on City Trust to arrange the financing for this most important purchase-and money is available now to help you build or buy the home of your choice. Down payment, length of mortgage and monthly payments will be tailored to your budget--and as an added convenience, you can arrange to have your monthly payments deducted from your checking account. 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