Needed this bit of joy that is sourced from the genius that is Stevie Wonder.
Gallery after the jump.
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New roll back from SE Camera and has been run through the trusty Epson V600. Usually I am obsessed with sharpness and background blur, but this roll was taken a lot less seriously. Especially considering my being led to use the combo below.
Hindsight is 20/20, but using an f/8.0 only 600mm lens (donut bokeh! ahem.) for many shots with 100 ASA film (400 is my usual) is not optimal for sharp pictures… but perfect for oddball, blurry pictures that I still like. Gallery below. Happy shooting.
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Recently picked up a Nikon FE as detailed in my latest This Old Camera episode. Overall it was in great shape physically and more importantly, after initial testing, functionally. One thing. The bottom part of the ‘i’, the ‘k’ and the ‘n’ on the front of the camera were missing. No big. Cosmetic only. Since the FE does not carry the model name/number on the front I actually considered removing the remaining ‘N’, dot and ‘o’ to match and be all stealth like. Until I realized that was silly and I would much rather restore it to it’s former glory. What to do?
To the internets! Turns out that after some brief, but intense Googling I found a few companies I never heard of that make paint pens. Who knew? Not wanting to wait for an online order I stopped through a couple of Lowe’s Depots and found that Sharpie made just such a product as well:
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