Observation 60161: Amanita parcivolvata (Peck) E.-J. Gilbert

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Round Robin
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2010-12-03 16:01:34 CST (-0600)

Yes I recall the Robin. My slides were square format. Instatech Dental Camera.
It used flash cubes! Even better, one did not look through the viewfinder. The darn thing used a series of frames and close up lenses which mounted on the camera. They were from 2 inch (two teeth) to two feet (jaw structure). Darn thing had great depth of field but had a lot of dark backgrounds. All my shots in the Audubon Guide were taken with that little plastic gem.

Remember the NAMA Round Robin?
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2010-12-03 15:49:28 CST (-0600)

Walt,

Seeing your pics reminds me of the old NAMA Round Robin days. People nowadays wouldn’t believe that we had an organization that mailed a carousel of slides from person to person and that it took a whole year to go around the loop!. I remember that the shipping carton would get destroyed and have to be replaced several times during the journey of that carousel of slides! I was the organizer for awhile; and the last box would come in the mail covered with several types of tape. Inside, was the prize. I got to see all those new slides that had accumulated over a year’s time.

I think that it was you who had large format slides in square frames. Am I right about that?

Rod

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