Scavenger Hunt #30 – Antique

I don’t own that much “old” stuff in my house – I do have a few “family heirlooms” (for lack of a better word), but nothing that felt right for this Hunt; on “Antique”, that’d be the standard take, I guess! Buuuut I do own a significant amount of older electronics, and a… fairly impressive collection of floppy disks (I don’t have anything older than 3.5″ disks, though 🙂 ). And even a floppy disk drive – although that one is probably the most recent element of this picture, it’s a *gasp* USB drive!

I must admit it amused me greatly to look at everything that was written on these disks 😉 I also expect a couple of (specific) people going “Hey, that one was mine!” when I reveal this picture 😛

The setup took a bit of time – deciding what would go on top, what would have the prime spot in the floppy drive, and how to arrange a few dozen disks to give an impression of accumulation (and hide the USB cable of the disk drive). This is the original picture:

CameraPentax K-1 II
Lenssmc PENTAX-D FA 50mm F2.8 Macro
Focal length50mm
Exposure time1/80 s

Editing was pretty straightforward: I cropped a bit tighter to better give a sense of accumulation, I pulled the color in the “yellow” direction because it felt right, and I added some noise (something that I really, really don’t typically do). And there – an Antique shot!

For the other pictures of my fellow Scavengers: the Antique album.

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