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    In the aftermath of our technical problems last week, and the closing of the original Macro challenge thread, here is a fresh new one and to start things off, have a look at this:



    Can you identify what it is and win the job of posting the next Macro challenge image?

    Ian
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  • #2
    Re: Macro challenge - reloaded!

    A "Jack" Plug - 3.5mm or 1/4"
    Graham

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    • #3
      Re: Macro challenge - reloaded!

      Aah - far too easy for you, Graham



      So what can you come up with?

      Ian
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      • #4
        Re: Macro challenge - reloaded!

        Perhaps a little bit harder

        Graham

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        • #5
          Re: Macro challenge - reloaded!

          Could this be related to locks and keys?
          Svetlana

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          • #6
            Re: Macro challenge - reloaded!

            Originally posted by Gentle.Ivy View Post
            Could this be related to locks and keys?
            Interesting that you guessed at that, as I too thought it looked a bit like a lock. Unfortunatly it's not...
            Graham

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            • #7
              Re: Macro challenge - reloaded!

              OK Clue 1:

              Late 1960s photographic technology...
              Graham

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              • #8
                Re: Macro challenge - reloaded!

                Give us another clue please.

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                • #9
                  Re: Macro challenge - reloaded!

                  Clue 2: (as Requested)

                  It was indeed a Kodak moment (of inspiration) when they introduced the idea...
                  Graham

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                  • #10
                    Re: Macro challenge - reloaded!

                    Now you have twice as much to be going on with...

                    Graham

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                    • #11
                      Re: Macro challenge - reloaded!

                      Is it part of a eject system that is in the old brownie camera?

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                      • #12
                        Re: Macro challenge - reloaded!

                        Originally posted by escallonia View Post
                        Is it part of a eject system that is in the old brownie camera?
                        Not really... It was introduced in two forms, but they both performed similar functions.
                        Graham

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                        • #13
                          Re: Macro challenge - reloaded!

                          I am clutching at straws Graham, I will never be able to identify your macro shot. I seem to be the only one that is responding, there must be someone that can get it right!! Regards John.

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                          • #14
                            Re: Macro challenge - reloaded!

                            The fitting on top of Kodak Instamatic, like this 324?



                            Not sure what is was for but after reading article in Wikipedia guessing for flash like Magicube.
                            Svetlana

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                            • #15
                              Re: Macro challenge - reloaded!

                              Looks like you might have it Svetlana

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