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02-18-2010, 02:38 AM   #1
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Hi Everyone
I've just today joined so am a bit new to this
I'm nearly 70 ( I hate to admit!!) and am a retired medical photographer, I spent nearly 30 years as Director of photography and TV at a major London Medical School. I am present writing a short article on the Monobar Camera, and came across your foum / site when surfing the net for the history of the camera. If you Google emrys.sparks you can read a couple of articles which I posted a few years ago.

I would love to hear from anyone who used the Monobar professionally, anyone who shares my interests, or may have been involved in medical photography or life sciences.
Emrys R, Sparsks

02-19-2010, 04:48 AM   #2
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02-19-2010, 05:33 AM   #3
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Nearly 70? Respect brother.

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02-20-2010, 12:44 AM   #4
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Thanks Carl
I realise this is off topic, but I play Scrabble on Facebook, everyday, with an old school friend living in Melboure...Technology makes it a small World

Greetings from snowy UK

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Welcome Emrys.
Medical photography is a small world - good to have you on board.
What Pentax gear are you interested in/in possession of?
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02-21-2010, 02:33 AM   #7
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Hi Ash

Thanks for your kind welcome, in fact I hardly dare mention the word here, but in fact we actually used N****n's for medical work, although when I first started we did use Pentax, but when we were given a large financial grant we decided to change the whole department over, as the Pentax, although brilliant cameras with superb lenses, there was a Nikon specially designed for Medical use, with a built in ring flash...but my interest on this forum is that we also used a Monobar, and I found this link on the Internet.
I hope I'm still allowed to be a member of your "Club" ?...Best wishes...Emrys
PS I'm writing an article about the Monobar at the moment.

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