Category: Experience Reports

Sharing my impressions of products, food, restaurants, books, software, services, etc.

Friday 8 May, 2020 | Day 47 | Asahi Pentax Spotmatic II | Asahi Optical Co. SMC Takumar 55mm f/2 | FPP RetroChrome 400 Color Reversal Film

Isolation Photo Project, Day 66: FPP RetroChrome 400 | Pentax Spotmatic II | SMC Takumar 55mm f/2

A few weeks ago, I shot 35 frames of Film Photography Project RetroChrome 400 35mm Colour Reversal Film with my Asahi Optical Co. Pentax Spotmatic II and SMC Takumar 55mm f/2 lens. I was anxious to see how the film performed and impatiently captured all the frames on a single day. The description from the…

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26 February, 2020 | Wall Street Ferry and Pier 11. South Street, Manhattan, New York City | Asahi Pentax Spotmatic II | Asahi Optical Co. SMC Takumar 55mm f/2 | ISO 400

Ilford HP5 Plus 400 | Pentax Spotmatic II | SMC Takumar 55mm F:2

UPDATE 13 April 2020: Hamish Gill of 35mmc suggested that I may have a faulty shutter. In March I had the camera CLA’d (Clean, Lube and Adjust) by Eric Hendrickson. Soon, I’ll shoot another roll of film to see the difference. This roll of film is the second roll of Ilford HP5 Plus 400 that…

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