Had heard of T-MAX P3200. Heard a lot. Never used it before. Now it came back. Gave it a shot. Heard it had beautiful grain and was great for low light. That about covers it. Continue reading FIRST ROLLS: @KODAK T-MAX P3200
Not that long ago I tried slide film for the first time. Specifically Fujifilm Provia 100F in 35mm strength. And wow. Everything I heard and saw was true. Beautiful colors and amazing detail.
Wilson then showed me a roll he shot on his Pentax 645. To which I internally responded, “Yes, more of that, please. And thank you.” So a roll of 120 film it is. What to use? First up slide film has only a few downsides:
Done buying digital lenses. Well at a minimum I have everything I need covered. Never done. Thought I was done buying Hasselblad lenses. Those I did not have that I wanted were out of my budget range. Had a normal and a tele. Wide Hasselblad lenses are usually eye-watering-ly expensive. Made my peace with this. Minding my own business. Then Professor Lonnie Graham (check out his book here), who I interviewed for my first KEH blog post, sends me this:
And yes. Yes, I was. So the lens found me. I am powerless to fend off such an offer so the deal was made. Continue reading A Legend Purchased From A Legend: Hasselblad Distagon 50mm f/4
Recent roll through the Minolta Maxxum 7 using the Secret Handshake Lens (28-135mm) mostly. Kodak Portra 400 was the film. Continue reading Scanner Files: Secret Handshake Lens and Minolta Maxxum 7 w/ Kodak Portra 400
Another roll through the Contax T2. This time w/ Kodak Portra 200. Continue reading Scanner Files: Contax T2 w/ Kodak Gold 200
Ok, not a first roll. Have shot it plenty, but I am on a roll today and I love this stuff.
I suspect many will have tried this film so I’ll make this quick. Continue reading First Rolls: Fuji Acros 100
Not really a review. Some rambling then samples.
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cheap affordable film. Will usually find me in possession of some manner of drug store or megalomart grade multi pack film. This film costs about the same, but when you factor in that Color Plus is 36 exposures per roll, rather than the typical bargain grade 24, that makes it even more of a deal. Continue reading First Rolls: Kodak Color Plus 200 Quick Overview