Roll 14 – more point and shoot fun

It’s been awhile since I have posted here. I have gotten a bit busy and haven’t had time to blog. I have had time to shoot, however.

Roll 14 I had fun with a point and shoot camera, again.

One of the things I love about my town is that it is quiet at night. I live in a small town about 45 minutes away from Portland and I love the stillness of it in the evenings. The downside of this is that there isn’t much to do here in on a Saturday night. Often, my husband and I will go for walks. Our walk on a past Saturday night in March took us to the local Goodwill – the only business (besides the bars) that is open until 9:00 on a Saturday night.

I made a beeline straight to the discarded camera section. It is a bin in the very back of the store filled with all kinds of sad, old, electronics. Every once in awhile I will find something interesting. There were quite a few good things that Saturday but the camera that I came away with was a Canon Sure Shot.

I took it out for a spin the next day and am rather delighted with the results of this little camera. It didn’t do well with close up shots (I tried a few portraits of my husband and they were blurry) but it did pretty well otherwise. You can read a great review here on Jim Grey’s blog “Down The Road.”

 

Film used was Arista 100 and it was developed in Diafine.

13 thoughts on “Roll 14 – more point and shoot fun

  1. Reblogged this on Blatherskite and commented:

    Hey there! I’ve been away for awhile. I’ll update soon on my exciting whereabouts. But for now here is my most recent post on 52 rolls to keep you busy.

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  2. Nice pictures specially the trees. I noticed the old telephone in the entrance of the building. I haven’t seen one of those telephones in quite a long time.

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    • I didn’t even notice that old fashioned phone! I am going to be back over there tomorrow and I am going to have a closer look 🙂

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  3. The AF35ML is a quite nice one. But pretty noisy as Jim pointed out on his blog. I have two of them and they’re a little bit different. For example one has ISO 25 and the other has ISO 1000 instead.

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