Mikeinlagardette's photos with the rangefinder

Converted railway station

Converted railway station
Still in Bussière Dunoise, this is the former railway station, now converted to a private house. Built in 1896 by the Paris-Orleans Company, this was on a line that ran from Gueret to Saint Sebastian, which was a junction on the Paris-Toulouse line, and l…
Added on October 17, 2015

Weighbridge

Weighbridge
The little building to the right in the previous photo is not a public toilet, it is the town weighbridge! All towns in France, even very small ones, had at least one of these, to officially certify the weight of whatever merchandise was in a cart, so tha…
Added on October 17, 2015

Bussière Dunoise, 23320

Bussière Dunoise, 23320
I finally managed to escape for a couple of hours! No apologies for showing the church of Saint Symphorien again, it's one of my favourite settings, I just like the proportions and the solid appearance.

Originally from the 12th century, the church was ex…
Added on October 17, 2015

A Marriage of Convenience (II)

A Marriage of Convenience (II)
Unlike the Jupiter/Industar marriage in the previous photo, I am responsible for this one!

I bought a Fed 1F very cheaply, with broken shutter curtains, thinking to restore it at some time, but the lens mount must have been made for a specific lens, bec…
Added on October 11, 2015

A Marriage of Convenience (I)

A Marriage of Convenience (I)
I bought this 1953 Canon IVSb body recently, and during my convalesence I've had the time to give it a little TLC, and here it is, fitted with a very unusual Russian lens. It is the optical block of a Jupiter 8, skillfully fitted into the body of an Indus…
Added on October 11, 2015