Week 52 – Carl Zeiss Jena Flextogon 35mm f2.4

Just before Christmas I picked up a  Carl Zeiss Jena Flektogon 35mm f2.4 in M42 mount which I had heard very good reports about. I have a few old M42 mount cameras and decided to test it with my trusty Praktica MTL 5B and some expired Kodak Colorplus. It was a pretty cold day but clear skies…

Week 45 – Posting out of sequence ….

I have realised that I am posting slightly out of sequence with my next 3 posts due to developing/scanning mishap. I had 6 rolls of film to catch up with and having not marked very well I have managed to process them out order in which shot. I want to get as much done this…

A Very Difficult Roll

This post includes some difficult found images, as well as pictures of my own, from a roll of film bought partially exposed in a camera. I was quite disturbed to discover these images on the processed film. And this was made more difficult, for no rational reason, because they were on the same roll as…

Birthday with Cinestill 800

This is the first time I have used Cinestill 800. The film has been in my camera since May and I just finished the roll a few days ago. Most of these pictures are from May when I went to my mothers birthday party with some other family members. I am not sure what to…

Parental Workout

    Children, and grandchildren, can be quite the workout for a parent, or grandparent. In this instance I headed out with my granddaughter and her dad for a bit of play in her favourite park. She now lives out of town and really enjoys nostalgic visits to the places she remembers from before the…

Week 41 – Expired Fuji Superia 100

I was attempting to write a list of all the various single rolls of expired film I have stored in my fridge last week and when all done I realised that I had 6 rolls of Superia 100. I love shooting Superia 400 but I don’t remember shooting much 100 before so as it was…

52 Rolls Week 35:52

Some experiments this week with film type, expired film, exposure and Photoshop HDR. Not a fan of the Expired Film Movement…..I like to know what my results will be.  But two rolls of Ilford SFX-200 (Infrared Sensitive) have been knocking around in my camera backpack for a while.  So I decided to use then and…

Instant Film for Worldwide Pinhole Day

Worldwide Pinhole Day has come around again and I am posting some more instant film pinholes, as I did last year. These are totally out of sequence for 2016 as I have about 7 rolls of unscanned film in the queue. Since they were shot today, and today is the day, then posting today it is.…

Not Pink

    Contrary to appearances, this building is not pink. It is orange. I had to think long and hard to remember what colour it really was after I saw these images as I knew it was not pink. These were taken with a roll of Kodak Gold 400 – a thrift store find of a bag of…

Olympus XA2 and Keeping Notes

I continue to work through my backlog and rolls of film that I scavenged for my blog over the past few weeks. In this case I published a few of these already, but most of them with black and white conversions. This is the last roll of a no-name rebranded 400 ISO film that expired…