April 2012

Random macros

by Todd on April 27, 2012

I happened upon my almost-never-used Nikon M extension tube today, and I also had a mostly-exposed roll of film, so I decided to see what a 1:1 Macro would look like on film. Pretty sure this is the first time I’ve shot a true macro with film. Kodak 200 was in the camera (the F100). […]

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Contax RX + Kodak 200

by Todd on April 22, 2012

Not much to say here, just enjoying the new (old) gear.

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More Contax snaps: two B/W films

by Todd on April 21, 2012

I’m just enjoying film a lot lately, 35mm specifically, and so I may not be posting the most awesome photos you’ve ever seen (which is different than normal, of course, when I routinely post the most awesome photos you’ve ever seen). Still really pleased with the Contax RX, and I want to run a bunch […]

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New Contax + Fuji Superia

by Todd on April 19, 2012

Just a few snapshots. I’ll be shooting as much as possible with this newly-repaired camera, to convince myself it’s really fixed. I’m really impressed that this lens is a zoom. It’s even a great portrait lens, all through the zoom range. One shot below was converted to B/W in Photoshop, because I really like the […]

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Contax RX: From my first roll

by Todd on April 18, 2012

I thought I would share a few photos from the first real roll through the new Contax, the repair of which I detailed in my last post. The idea behind these photos, more than anything else, was to confirm I had good focus and functionality, and my mirror box didn’t blow up on me. Since […]

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New Contax RX + Repair

by Todd on April 18, 2012

In search of a great film body, I somehow got fixated on the Contax RX, and after getting the refund from returning the MZ-S, I found an RX on eBay, along with a Contax-Zeiss Vario-Sonnar zoom lens, the 28-85/3.3-4. The camera is almost everything I want. Big, solid, beautiful. I wish there was a grip […]

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Pentax: Awesome

by Todd on April 12, 2012

As previously mentioned, I like the FA Limiteds so much that I’ve been trying to find a solid film SLR to attach them to. Pentax is not Nikon, and it’s becoming clear that they never produced a film body that will totally thrill me. Their so-called “flagship” SLR, the MZ-S, was a major disappointment. I […]

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Kodak BW400CN (C-41 process B & W)

by Todd on April 12, 2012

I haven’t had a lot of time to update my posts here, but I have been shooting lots of film, and loving it more with every roll. In fact, I think if I never shot professionally, I would get rid of my digital gear. The whole process of film is so enticing for me. Also, […]

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