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Share your Apple Quicktake 100/150/200 Photos here!

MindThreat

Member
I've been somewhat inclined to use these cameras more and more when we go out despite their quality not being very high. Keep in mind they're not replacing any modern cameras as we still take the majority of pictures using our trusty iPhone XS cameras. Someday I'd like to add a Sigma Merrill of sorts to the mix but simply just don't have the time.

Realizing not everyone is on IG/FB, would like to not only share some of the photos I take here but would love to see the photos everyone else has taken with these cameras. So a dedicated thread to seeing and sharing your QuickTake Photos is born!

Between the 150 and 200, I edit the photos in Photoshop 5.5 on the PowerBook 1400cs (still haven't set my Kanga up yet to do the task, very little time) but it'll eventually happen.

Here's a few from our park walk today and a few of my favorites - I also had been using a slide scanner with my PowerBook earlier this year which inspired me to place all my QuickTake photos with short captions in a slide-like frame:

goofybeags.jpg
CampFireWEekend.jpg
PewPewLaserDogEyes.jpg
MistySundayMorning.jpg
RuinsStatues.jpg
AreThoseBinoculars.jpg
HazeManGraffitiDude.jpg
NuclearSunset.jpg

Here's a quick snapshot of my QuickTake setup:
quicktakesetup.jpg

Let's see your QuickTake photos - post all here!
 
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MindWalker

Well-known member
I've seen you IG account, and I think it's a lovely idea :)

As of late, I've been thinking that I should get my QT150 up again! I now have another Mac with easier access (both physical and connectivity-wise) which would make it easier to transfer the files (and just for fun do some light Photoshopping just to see how well it would run).

In the meanwhile, here are two outdoor shots (unedited, straight out the camera) from pretty much exactly a year ago when I got the camera and did some testing with it. (Only fault I had was that the power switch inside needed contact cleaner as I was getting low battery readings due to the switch was not making always good contact).

Just now I also realized how easy these files are to upload: no need to reduce their size and no need to strip GPS or other extra meta from the files... also if there were any people shown, they probably wouldn't need to worry about the files being used for any malicious purposes as the resolution is so small :D


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MindThreat

Member
You certainly should! Might I ask where in the world you are located? I just noticed on your profile you're located in Finland, cool :D I noticed the scooter in the lower left and yeah, Photoshopping these can certainly help bring them to life, even in all their low resolution glory.

Funny to mention not needing to blur out people's faces. Don't have to worry about the location either since I can't tell from first glance lol :p but I doubt I would have been able to recognize they were taken in Finland either considering I know very little about that part of the world. I think the Scooter/Moped was the only thing that really stood out in making me question the location but only because of the style. :)

Thanks for sharing, would love to see more!
 

MindThreat

Member
So I've had this 2X Telephoto Lens for a while now and tried it out tonight. Unfortunately it must just be too big (or this particular lens) because the Tiffen catalog does have a 2X photo lens for the QuickTakes... or maybe this is just a side effect of using it, the vignetting or black ring due to the lens distance on top of the lens.

Never mind the fact that it looks absolutely ridiculous lol

telephotoyo.jpeg

One thing I will say is that considering it being around 7:40pm in the afternoon, the pictures came out rather bright. I was afraid they were all going to be unusable-y dark.


lucas2.jpg
PeopleTown.jpg
SalesForce.jpg

Out of 11 taken (of 16 possible) those 3 were really the only worthwhile shots of keeping and posting. You have no idea how to compensate or place the camera on where the 2X zoom is going to actually zoom and actually, it zoomed much closer than I was expecting. One of the shots I had hoped to get.... well, zoomed in far closer than I expected and missed the sign completely but still.... there seems to be a lurker :D

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cheesestraws

Well-known member
I don't have anything much to contribute here but I just wanted to say that I'm really enjoying these images; please keep posting them!
 

joshc

Well-known member
Wow, I am actually impressed by the photos taken with the telephoto lens ! This is cool.
 

MindWalker

Well-known member
Ok, I now have the QuickTake out from storage, and software installed on my IIcx!

Should really wait for a sunnier day or stick to outside photography, needed to brighten these up quite a bit!

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MindWalker

Well-known member
Ok, here's a small batch from today 📸

It takes almost a minute on my IIcx to open a PICT file, and then about 30sec to save it to a JPEG :)

Includes a less-than-succesful mirror-selfie with accidental flash in an elevator... :p

Last one is with the clip-on macro lens, which did work surprisingly well.

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MindThreat

Member
Damn, those turned out great! To the point I was initially questioning their authenticity at first glance on my iPhone lol

Zooming in reveals the authentic QuickTake color artifacts :D and the last photo is a dead giveaway but that first and third pic!

are you using Photoflash and/or Photoshop to post process those? Still a cool way to put the IIcx to use :)
 
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