Discussion in 'Classic Manual Cameras' started by Mike Gammill, Dec 28, 2017.
Many thanks, Richard, it seems that every forum has its own small idiosyncrasies,
Great start to our weekly thread. Just scanned a roll of Plus-X that I processed yesterday. I have a few rolls of it left plus a 100' bulk roll in cold storage so I use it sparingly. The closest in tonality I get at similar speed is Kentmere 100 but the Ilford FP4+ comes closer in grain. Plus-X and FP4+ both can take a slight push without too much of a hit in quality. Haven't tried that with Kentmere 100. But the need for a push is rare since I have faster films on hand.
A few from the Plus-X
Cleaning up, Pentax ZX-5 with Pentax SMC A 50mm f2
The ZX-5 autofocus no longer functions though the focus confirmation works fine. I like using it with my old manual focus 50mm f2.
More cowbell, from counter of Twisted Burger, same gear as above
crowded parking lot just before Christmas, same gear
favorite ornament, posted a shot of it last year taken with a macro lens, 50mm f2 here at minimum focus
column outside of Tupelo Olive Garden, same gear as above
Just finished a roll of Ilford FP4 Plus I popped into the Praktica BX-20 after finishing the Superia 200 I used for the island pics I posted earlier. The lens was the 35-70mm Pentacon Prakticar f/3.5-4.5. Here are some samples; the film was processed in PMK Pyro and scanned on an Epson V700 Photo using Silverfast software.
Himatic7S AGFA Vista 400
Himatic7S AGFA Vista400
A few color shots from a few years back.
Remus and Pearl on window duty, Pentax (either a ZX-5 or MX), Sigma 28-80, Fuji Superia 200
Hermione and hedgehog, same gear and film as above
James and Curtis at Band Parents Day a few years back, Olympus XA, Fuji Superia 200
early morning on MSU campus
From last week, shooting with a Certo Dolly Super Sport
A few more Hope everyone's New Year is off to a good start. Don't forget to visit and post in the new 365 day thread for 2018.
antique wagon, Ricoh KR Super II, Pentax 135mm f3.5 SMC M, Eastman 5222
selfie in wide angle mirror from last winter, Maxxum 9xi with Tamron 24-70, FP4+
window lighted restaurant, Olympus 35RC, FP4+
Hummingbird feeder, Tamron 500mm f8 Mirror, Minolta SLR (don't remember which one)
A digi "cheater", but that's life. Aloha, Bill
from the Hassleblad 500C expired Delta 100 Pyrocat HD
I was checking to see if there were any problems with the camera, lens and backs, everything looks great as far and the body and lens, it looked like there was a light leak in the back near the slide but when scanning it almost appeared like there was not enough developer in the tank but I know there was but when I opened the tank the clip holding the reel had moved up about a 1/4 inch so maybe not a leak, I will have to try this back again, notice the light streak down the right side.
Will develop the other roll next time.
I had some issues with the sky, it was a cloudy day, blowing out so I adjusted the level down to bring out the cloudy sky but made them look a little muddy, I have a Epson 800 on the way so maybe the next ones will be better.
Great photos, everyone, Still some time left on this weekly thread for more photos. Also, if you're new to this thread or Photo.net this thread is a great way to introduce yourself.
A few more, these from Minolta HiMatic 7s.
Kitty Dill Memorial Parkway, north part of town, FP4+
one of many city water tanks, same gear and film as above
parkway wall, near Post Office
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