365 Day Thread for 2017

Discussion in 'Classic Manual Cameras' started by mike_gammill, Dec 31, 2016.

  1. For Saturday, Aug. 12. From my first roll of stand developed film. Rolleipan 25 in Rodinal 1:100 for one hour with 3 initial inversions and three more at mid point.
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    Classic Pentax 50mm f2 on modern ZX-5 (call it a hybrid classic)
     
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  2. For Sunday 13th. Konica SII : 58mm Hexanon f/2 : Kentmere 100 : PMK Pyro

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    Buddhist temple, Ulan Bator, Mongolia. Nikon FE, 24mm f/2.8 N.C., Velvia 50. f/8 x auto exposure (cheating!). Hat for a tripod. Lost the hat in the melee.
     
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  4. Children, Gobi Desert town. Nikon FE, 50mm f/1.8, Fuji Provia.

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    For Wednesday, August 16. Yashica TL Electro X with Yashinon-DS 50/1.4, Ektar 100.

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    A Bee's Eye View
     
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  6. For Thursday, Aug 17. Xpan, HP5, D76.
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  7. Friday - K1000, 50mm SMC, UFX400 & OA, V800 scan. Bill 2k17-084-003 ces10 bc.jpg
     
  8. Saturday - pentax spotmatic jupiter 135 portra 800 r.jpg Jupiter 3.5/135 spotmatic Portra 800
     
  9. For Sunday 20th. Mamiya 645 1000s : 55-110mm Mamiya Sekor f/4.5 : Bergger Pancro 400 : PMK Pyro

    Behind the Salon

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  10. We're falling behind! Here's one for Monday 21st. Taken to demonstrate the tonal range of the Bergger Pancro 4000 film when developed in PMK Pyro. Camera was the Mamiya 645 1000s with a 55-110mm Mamiya Sekor f/4.5 Lens.

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  11. That Bergger is looking very nice. . guess I will haul out my 135-36 at the races. . . Is that your tri-bander in the background? . N7MOB here. Bill
     
  12. No, it 's the property of an old bloke downtown, going on 90 and still a ham radio enthusiast, apparently. You might find the Pancro 400 just a tad gritty in the 35mm format...

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  13. For the 22 nd.

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    Minolta Himatic 7S AGFA Vista 400
     
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  14. Looks like we have an opening for the 23rd.
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    Partial solar eclipse, Minolta SRT 101, Tamron 500 f8 reflex, solar filter and Tri-X, cropped
     
  15. Hires Root Beer, Georgetown (Seattle). Pentax MX, 50mm f/1.7, Velvia 50. There's nothing like it when Velvia knocks out the color.

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  16. The silky smoothness you always seem to get out of every camera/film combination is just amazing. I'm curious, though. I don't see anything in this one that I'd consider Zone 10 (pure white in the zone system I'm familiar with). Am I just not seeing it?
     
  17. Possibly there's nothing pure white in the location. The picket fence was cream, as was the shed door. Possibly the clouds were the closest to white, but who would trust a cloud? I'm actually not a follower of the Zone System in any slavish sense; I just try to preserve detail in every area of the image, including white.
     
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  18. I'm not a fan of blindly following any system of rules, either. Perhaps I read too much into the title. I also don't have any darkroom skills, so I can only print from digital, and I find it necessary to "crush" the blacks and whites a bit in order to get any snap out of my prints. That could mean we have different priorities. Don't misunderstand, though. I wish I could produce the results you produce.
     
  19. Sunset, with wolves howling a mile away. Nikon FE or FM2n (I forget which), 50mm f/1.8, probably Provia 100.

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  20. For Saturday 26th. Fed 2 with Canon 50/2.8, FOMA 400 in PMK.

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    MILO.

     

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