Rolex Explorer I, model 114270 wristwatch, on original vintage print advertisement from 1960s
Rolex Explorer I sports watch, model 114270, circa 2008. Wristwatch shown in juxtaposition with original vintage print ad for model 1016 Explorer. Photograph was made in connection with discovery of the original literary James Bond watch, owned and worn by Ian Fleming in 1962 and described in his 007 novel, "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" (Jonathan Cape, 1963).
Photographed using Nikon D80 digital camera with AF Micro-Nikkor 60mm f/2.8D lens: APS-C sensor (23.6mm x 15.8mm), 10.2 megapixels; set to f/8 at 1/60-second exposure, ISO 200; mixed lighting. Composed for 10 x 8 aspect ratio; jpeg. Processed in Adobe Photoshop Elements 10.
Select subject matter: Rottermond Jewelers, Brighton, Michigan
May 16, 2008