Cool way to show your pieces! [nt]

May 27, 2018,23:31 PM

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Miniature world of clock work

 By: Alfisti : May 27th, 2018-09:50

Thank you. [nt]

 By: Alfisti : May 28th, 2018-02:21

this kind of photos, I like best....

 By: W72 : May 27th, 2018-22:22
just the movement only (sometime the back is more interesting) on a wide selection of modern watches. Stowa .. Omega.. IWC.. GO... Breitling.. Which particular piece is your favourite - from the movement perspective? /W72

The Stowa is my current favourite...

 By: Alfisti : May 28th, 2018-00:51
despite it is just based on the humble Unitas 6498 being modified to run a center second hand. What I love about this movement is the huge screwed babance wheel and the swan neck regulator. There is no automatic rotor to block the view and the polishing a... 

I couldn't agree more...

 By: W72 : May 28th, 2018-02:04
the Unitas movement is indeed a strong and beautiful workhorse.

Other than that, its the Zenith El Primero...

 By: Alfisti : May 28th, 2018-02:40
beacause the movement is fully exposed and you can see almost everything. But it’s so complicated that I still can’t quite work out how it works even spending hours with a loupe. 🤣

Oh my god!

 By: Alfisti : May 28th, 2018-01:10
I don’t have the tools nor the guts to do it. 😅

amazing !!!!

 By: Watch_kha_wen : May 28th, 2018-03:51
quick one, what is the "slow/fast" for ?? Kev

I think it’s for fine tuning the rate of the hair spring...

 By: Alfisti : May 28th, 2018-04:27
hence the beat rate of the escapement when regulating the movement for better accuracy. I am no expert, so please some one chips in and correct me if I am wrong.

Lovely macros

 By: Zhege : May 28th, 2018-07:07
Beautiful macro shots. But might I suggest a little editing to get rid of the yellowish cast (I'm guess this is from using incandescent lighting). I took your picture and in photoshop elements and using the "remove color cast" tool came up with the edited...  

Actually that’s what I was experimenting with

 By: Alfisti : May 28th, 2018-08:56
I was trying to give these shots a warm moody feel. Yours is defintely more natural though. Thanks for the suggestion. I will keep experimenting on lighting. 👍