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Nikon D80 + 50mm F1.8 + IR remote. Playing with my old Argus. It takes 35mm film and is fully functional though I have yet to take a good picture with it. :XD: Straightening, tone editing, and color balancing in post editing. Basic post editing; tutorial available: [link] .
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wrybread Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012
I also am the proud owner of an Argus; and have had dismal luck getting a decent pic with it. I attribute that to my lack of skill. I treasure it less for its utility than its historical artifact-ness (to coin a word).

Argus cameras used to be made in Ann Arbor, Michigan, minutes from where I reside, in the semirural area near Detroit. The building that housed the factory is still standing, and has been variously a Salvation Army building and a warehouse.
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Skoshi8 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I've been an Argus collector for some time, owning five that I use occasionally. There is a museum in the factory building: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argus_Mu…
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wrybread Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2013
blimey; this seriously challenges my cred as an informed resident of the Ann Arbor MI area; thanks for the heads'-up
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Skoshi8 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Here's a link to the Argus Collector's Group: www.arguscg.org/
I used to be on their email list but may get on it again.
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jerrymia Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
So very cool...[link]
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GatoDet Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
That's good!
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soccerchic1409 Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2011
cute :)
kinda has a Vougue look
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Jinxye Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011
awnn cute :3
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FearlessFilly Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2010
This is beautiful! It seems like it could be a lovely advertisement for the camera.

I have an Argus C3 Matchmatic coming in the mail and I'm really excited.
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FurryKnight Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2010
If it was something diffrent than a camera .... reminds me of a album cover... :)
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