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K20D Image Invited to Flickr FILM Group
Posted By: Mike Cash, 07-16-2009, 11:30 AM

Imagine my surprise to find that this DIGITAL image had garnered an invitation to a FILM group on Flickr:




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S-M-C Takumar 35/2
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Frans Peter Verheyen Pro User says:

Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Film is not dead it just smells funny, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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07-16-2009, 11:56 AM   #2
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The admin smokes too much kodachrome
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Pentax K20D, the new Kodachrome.
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Try to imagine the great self-restraint it took not to click the "OK, add it" button and see what sort of stink (if any) it roused among the film snobs. If I didn't already belong to that group I would probably do it just for sh*ts and giggles.

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I also belong to that group under a different name.
There a number of non film shots posted there. I no longer shoot film, so mine are all digital.
Outstanding photo BTW. You should add it.
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I posted a reply to the invitation asking if there was some special reason for inviting it. I figure I'll give the guy a day or two to either reply or not reply and then it is fair game if he doesn't.
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I checked my Flickr stats today and noticed a sudden huge spike in views of this photo. I tracked the source down to a discussion thread on that group:




Notice how the admin tries to play it off?
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that has happened to me too, again just a few days ago.
turned out that the error happened because the person inviting had seen that it had been taken with a Takumar lens and he had been unawares that a Takumar can be used on a dSLR:

rest on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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kuuan - andreas

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