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reflected self-portrait with Agfa Isomat-Rapid camera and back to front straw hat | by pho-Tony
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reflected self-portrait with Agfa Isomat-Rapid camera and back to front straw hat

Taken with an Agfa Isomat-Rapid camera in week 118 of my 52 film cameras in 52 weeks project:

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The obsolete "Agfa Rapid" system used a spool-free cassette which moved the film solely by using the sprockets, as such very little pressure could be used to advance the film into the receiving cassette, and there was a limit of 16 square (24mm x 24mm) frames per roll. I reloaded an empty cassette with enough film for 16 exposures, but the friction became too great before the film had all gone through, and I only got 9 frames.

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Taken on April 3, 2012