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I updated my Facebook profile photo this week. Inspired, I took a self-portrait with Dad's old camera, an Asahi Optical Co. Pentax Spotmatic II with attached Asahi SMC Takumar 50mm f/1.4 lens, as a prop. The camera-generated a few questions on Facebook, so I'm following up with a post about the camera. A man's dreams are an index to his greatness. Zadok Rabinowitz When I was a boy, Dad bought the Asahi Pentax Spotmatic II. I don't remember too much…

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