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Horological Meandering: Used to live there

The white building behind the Stsrbucks used to be an NYU dorm. We used to wait for the bus to campus right in front of that clock. So strange to see it admired.
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By: amarelli
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Officine Panerai: Elements of history

Congratulations on the piece. When I picked mine up, what I found was that the 992 includes many of the elements I enjoy from Panerai, even though it never existed. The sandwich dial, blued hands, brevettato stamp, 8 day manual wind and bead blasted case feel like they came from another era. What it
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By: amarelli
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F.P. Journe: Optimum shooting

It is a wonderful watch and somehow still under rated. It seems to be a watch he could have only made after getting the other watches out of his system. Shot these in the studio with a macro Leica M set up.
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By: amarelli
3

F.P. Journe: Waiting for mine to arrive

Went to the boutique to try this one on again for size. Last time I had it on my wrist we were all a little over served. Wanted to be sure I still liked it. I do.
4M
By: amarelli
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F.P. Journe: Havana shots from NYC

Journe asked me to photograph the watch when it came out to see how it worked with different backgrounds. I wore the watch for a few weeks and enjoyed shooting it in the studio. Some shots with the Leica and the others with an iPhone.
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By: amarelli
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Independents: Lighting suggestion

Try to use a natural lighting set up like you can see in a Vermeer painting. It comes out looking like this…
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By: amarelli
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F.P. Journe: CS Boutique Black Dial

While the CS is typically considered more of a dress piece, I tend to wear it as a daily wear in the studio while drawing and painting. The green strap gives it a different feel.
5M
By: amarelli
3

F.P. Journe: CB front end

Here were my CB dial efforts
11M
By: amarelli
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Officine Panerai: Got one last year and love it

Previous I had a 338. It was small, light, flat, manual, and gold hands. However I wanted something with the engraved dial, found blued hands tickle me the same as gold, like the patent stamp (even though it is purely decorative. At 45mm on a 6-¾ wrist it wears comfortably. It os more wearable than
1Y
By: amarelli
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