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I caught the half-frame bug

I haven't actually shot any half-frame photography yet, but @halfframeclub got me good. I'm waiting on an Agat 18k so I can shoot some of my own (maybe with a roll of Lomochrome Purple). In the meantime, I realized halfframe.club was available, so I snapped it up and it now redirects to @halfframeclub's excellent website, halfframeclub.com.

Keep on shooting.

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