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Offline Wilhelm

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #15105 on: 29-03-2018, 16:03:31 »
Why are the photographs from SA-Kuva always such high-resolution?  Was Finnish camera technology vastly superior or were the army photographers just very well equipped?

I am interested in what model/type of camera was used to take those photographs.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #15106 on: 29-03-2018, 16:03:07 »

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #15107 on: 29-03-2018, 17:03:02 »
Why are the photographs from SA-Kuva always such high-resolution?  Was Finnish camera technology vastly superior or were the army photographers just very well equipped?

I am interested in what model/type of camera was used to take those photographs.

It's just because most images on the web are heavily copy pasted, compressed, decompressed, re-compressed, etc.  SA-Kuva is the official Finnish archive, so they are professionally done.  Bundesarchiv is similar- very very high-resolution pictures.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #15108 on: 29-03-2018, 18:03:47 »

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #15109 on: 29-03-2018, 21:03:55 »
Why are the photographs from SA-Kuva always such high-resolution?  Was Finnish camera technology vastly superior or were the army photographers just very well equipped?

I am interested in what model/type of camera was used to take those photographs.
They were recently scanned at like 4K resolution directly from the original films, when the archive was digitized to public.

The WW2 video material on the FDF youtube channel looks just like new 1080p bluray movies as well, because of the same reason.

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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #15112 on: 30-03-2018, 17:03:34 »



A German soldier posses with a former British Army Mark IV tank in the city of Soissons, at the Cathedral.

This tank was most likely taken out of a Museum or maybe a depot and used as a roadblock by the Allies during the Battle of France.


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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #15115 on: 31-03-2018, 02:03:05 »
this kills the Polikarpov :D

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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
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