Tag Archives: film

52 Cameras: # 160 — Leica M7




All images resized to 1024 on the long side.
Fuji 400 – expired but frozen. Processing and scanning by the Camera Shop of Santa Fe.
Trinity.  Lousy composition but nice colors.

Trinity. Lousy composition but nice colors.


Random boots on the sidewalk.

Random boots on the sidewalk.


Kodak TMAX-100. Processed in HC-110 and scanned at 4800 DPI.
Aspens in the Sangre de Cristo mountains.

Aspens in the Sangre de Cristo mountains.


One of the strange sculpture/shelters near Aspen Vista.

One of the strange sculpture/shelters near Aspen Vista.


Gorgeous old Volvo by the co-op in Santa Fe.

Gorgeous old Volvo by the co-op in Santa Fe.

52 Cameras: # 158 — Fujica Compact S




When I have some time, I’ll scan the negatives. I got them scanned with processing and the originals are hi-res but super noisy.

The uncropped version.  Damn I miss her.

The uncropped version. Damn I miss her.


Hanging out at the train station by Tomasita's.

Hanging out at the train station by Tomasita’s.


Old locomotive.

Old locomotive.


My sweetie.  I tried the PS "despeckle" filter but it didn't help.

My sweetie. I tried the PS “despeckle” filter but it didn’t help.


Trinity's out of focus but it's weird and I like weird.

Trinity’s out of focus but it’s weird and I like weird.

52 Cameras: # 153 — Vivitar A35 Splash Proof




Photoworks ISO 400 film. Expired in 2006. Scanned on a Canon 9000f at 2400DPI and reduced to 1024 on the long side for upload.

The sensor apparently adjusts the flash. The film is 400 but it’s lost speed with age so probably more like 200. Indoor shots are underexposed so the scanner pumps up the gain so I get film grain plus scanner noise. Still, not bad for a cheap camera and cheap, old film.

The munchkin took this one.

The munchkin took this one.


Stairwell coming out of the city parking garage.

Stairwell coming out of the city parking garage.


My timing was off and I split the car with the pole.

My timing was off and I split the car with the pole.




Some research info…
The auction ad showing the manual copyright date and the box showing that the camera was sold by itself.

The auction ad showing the manual copyright date and the box showing that the camera was sold by itself.


This next ad might be able to claim accuracy on technicalities. The shutter could be accurate at all of its one speeds. It auto-focuses at the one, fixed, focus setting. Maybe there were variations and some cameras came with an f/4.5 lens.
This same info was in several ads by different sellers.

This same info was in several ads by different sellers.


ISO info from a picture of a manual page in another ad.

ISO info from a picture of a manual page in another ad.


Kudos to QVC for advertising with accurate information.

Kudos to QVC for advertising with accurate information.

52 Cameras: # 152 — Cardboard Box Pinhole




The fugly beast itself.
325mm, F/428, 8X10" paper negative.  Custom  variable duration shutter (it's tape).

325mm, F/428, 8X10″ paper negative. Custom variable duration shutter (it’s tape).


Not a lot to show — I only took the two images.
Tree negative

Tree negative


This old cottonwood is 95% dead but the birds love it.

This old cottonwood is 95% dead but the birds love it.


The wind was trying to steal the box so the paper tore and the flaps got in the way.

The wind was trying to steal the box so the paper tore and the flaps got in the way.


Black Mesa and La Capilla de la Familia Sagrada

Black Mesa and La Capilla de la Familia Sagrada

52 Cameras: # 151 — Petri 7




Scanned at 2400DPI on a Canon Canoscan 9000f.
Frame numbers are as they came off the scanner and not the film frame numbers.
Another from the tail-end of the Canon T50.  Is it a double-exposure if the images are from different cameras?

Another from the tail-end of the Canon T50. Is it a double-exposure if the images are from different cameras?


Poor Jem - I caught him mid-sneeze.

Poor Jem – I caught him mid-sneeze.


One of those "oops" that's kind of cool.

One of those “oops” that’s kind of cool.