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UK Frederick Donisthorpe / LE Sansom

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Had a look at this a couple of times. First with @slayaaaa and then with @DubbedNavigator. It’s barely worth reporting, but I was practicing with phone photos in dark places and I really like the results. These are all taken on a phone camera - Huawei P10. ISO 50, f2.2 and exposure ranging from 1/15 second to 15 second exposure.

 

History

According to Kelly’s directory at the record office this this is listed as Frederick  Donisthorpe, dyer and trimmer (Pingle Works) from 1870 until 1963, (It became Donsithorpe Hamilton and Co somewhere in the middle). In 1966 it was listed as JW Loweth and sons, Worsted spinner. By 1972 it seems it was L E Sansom Ltd, Cash and Carry, selling food and assorted goods. Their bank foreclosed on LE Sansom in 2012 due to a massive drop in profits, with the company finally dissolving in 2014.

 

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This one of the scales - the only light was coming down the stairs, we could barely see the scales. This is a 15 second exposure with no light painting.

 

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Tell you what @Yorrick, you’ve made the derp look far better than it was. Good wander, but it was pretty buggered! ?

 

Pics are good for a phone, shows what you can do when you take a bit of time with them.

 

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Cheers for posting, I’ll see if any of mine are worth chucking up.

 

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6 hours ago, Dubbed Navigator said:

Pics are good for a phone, shows what you can do when you take a bit of time with them.

 

Thanks mate. The Huawei has a twin lens Leica camera with full manual control. I think I’ve barely scratched the surface of what this is capable of. Watch this space!

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