Feeding the bulldog

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Actually I’m more a cat person than a dogs- man. Never the less I immediately agreed on taking care for the monster of bulldog waiting for a master in the office.

Actually I’m more a cat person than a dogs- man. Never the less I immediately agreed on taking care for the monster of bulldog waiting for a master in the office.

Sitting at the co- drivers’ seat this beast already had my full attention all the way home. I just wouldn’t let it slide off the seat. Finally at a red light I even buckled it to be safe. Still I would grab it in every curve to prevent it from eventual damage.

All in sweat from taking care the whole time I reached home and that bulldog immediately messed up the place. It just had gotten out of the box and yet I hardly could enter my living room. It literally was everywhere. Not to forget that typical bulldog smell that crept in all the corners of my flat.
In the meantime my cats did get along well with the bulldog immediately. Not that they became friends or something but you could tell from their bushy tails how curious and afraid they were at the same time, just like I was.

Before I could start playing with my new mate I’d have to organize some supplies for the monstrous buddy. So I hopped back into my car and got what was needed – when I left home in the morning I didn’t expect to get home twosome.
After spending loads of money I just hoped the bulldog wouldn’t tax my patience to the limits.

I considered that the biggest thread for the bulldog would be my clumsiness when it comes to handcraft. A little intimidated by the sheer size of the monster I started to put the pieces together and to my surprise I made quiet an advance. Step by step the thing in front of me became more alike the one on the picture on the box it came out of.
Late after midnight I finally fell into my bed, totally exhausted from the first evening caring for the needful beast.

The other day I couldn’t wait to get back from family dinner to train the bulldog to perfection. Totally stuffed from a delicious duck dinner I continued my work flat out. It didn’t take long, at least it didn’t seem long to me and there it was, raised and performed to perfection, sitting up and begging for a load of finest 10×18 inch sheet film.

Now I’m really looking forward for the following weekends to take the bulldog out for some walks in nature – Rampaging around and trying to make it retrieve some high class pictures.

written by somapic on 2008-10-18 in #news #large-format #construction-kit #bulldog #10x8-inch

One Comment

  1. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    Cool "review", this bulldog camera makes me curious about it, I'd like to see what kind of pictures this one can produce! :)

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