Archive for December, 2011

The making of: lume shots

The making of: lume shots

These dark days around Christmas make a good opportunity for lume shots. ISO 200, f/4, 1/2 sec As most modern digital camera’s do a good job on regular, and even macro, photography of wristwatches in their standard ‘Program’-mode, making a lume shot (a picture which shows mainly the illumination of the dial and hands...
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Cartier, Grand Complication Pocket Skeleton Watch

Cartier, Grand Complication Pocket Skeleton Watch

Cartier has just ‘SIHH pre-announced’ a Grand Complication Pocket Skeleton Watch, reports moderator GEO of the Revolution Online Cartier forum. Of this beautiful creation in white gold, only 10 pieces will be produced. The technical data are no less impressive than it’s extreme beauty: – Tourbilon chronographe perpetual calendar – White gold, manually polished...
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Mooren, New Vintage

Mooren, New Vintage

You’ve probably read or heard about 19-year old Mick Mooren, who introduced his own watch brand. For people in the western part of The Netherlands, I’m now happy to offer the possibility to feel, try and see the Mooren New Vintage watches in the metal. I have both dial variations (black and creme) in...
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Omega expands in Portuguese

Omega expands in Portuguese

On it’s main mission to outnumber Rolex in the world, Omega launches it’s website in Portuguese. We can’t imagine that this was done for the Portuguese market (I’m sorry guys), so this website has to be aimed towards the high-potential country of Brazil. Expanding sales in a large, and at the moment still pretty...
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ochs & junior breakfast event

ochs & junior breakfast event

Beat Weinmann of ochs & junior (they don’t want to use capitals in their brand name) treated the Dutch watch aficionado’s on an informative and tasteful breakfast event, at Villa Augustus in Dordrecht. The watches of ochs & junior, the communication, the whole concept (I hate that word) are a very fresh and inspiring...
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