Fujichrome Velvia 100

Magnifico's
Magnifico's | August 2021 | Minolta XD-11 | MD ROKKOR-X 50mm F1.7 | FUJICHROME Velvia 100

NOTE: I’ll begin this experience report with a brief disclaimer. It’s been less than three years since I’ve returned to shooting 35mm film after switching to digital photography over 20 years ago. I’ve inundated myself in as much film education as I could find between web articles and advice from experienced film shooters. But, with my former experience way in the past and limited recent experience, this review is coming from a relative novice point of view.

Two weeks ago, Bhavna and I had stopped at Magnifico’s late at night, and since my broken Fuji was still out for repair, I exposed a few frames of a 35mm roll of Kodak Velvia 100 that I had in my Minolta XD-11. We had driven to Source Brewing to pick up the new release and ended up staying to sit in the back lawn and enjoy a flight before heading home. The sunset was setting as we were leaving.

On the way up through New Brunswick, we stopped for soft-serve ice at Magnifico’s, a popular ice creamery we often visited when my nephews lived in South River. Honestly, despite some blurring from low shutter speeds, some of the images from the Minolta are decent. I sent the film off for development and scanning to Boutique Film Lab.

As you may know, in July, Fujifilm has discontinued Velvia 100. The film cannot be sold or developed after September 2021. This is the last roll of Fuji Velvia for me.

August 2021 | Minolta XD-11 | MD ROKKOR-X 50mm F1.7 | FUJICHROME Velvia 100
August 2021 | Minolta XD-11 | MD ROKKOR-X 50mm F1.7 | FUJICHROME Velvia 100
August 2021 | Minolta XD-11 | MD ROKKOR-X 50mm F1.7 | FUJICHROME Velvia 100
Source Brewing
August 2021 | Minolta XD-11 | MD ROKKOR-X 50mm F1.7 | FUJICHROME Velvia 100

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Source Brewing
August 2021 | Minolta XD-11 | MD ROKKOR-X 50mm F1.7 | FUJICHROME Velvia 100
Source Brewing
August 2021 | Minolta XD-11 | MD ROKKOR-X 50mm F1.7 | FUJICHROME Velvia 100
Source Brewing
August 2021 | Minolta XD-11 | MD ROKKOR-X 50mm F1.7 | FUJICHROME Velvia 100
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Magnifico’s | August 2021 | Minolta XD-11 | MD ROKKOR-X 50mm F1.7 | FUJICHROME Velvia 100
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Magnifico’s | August 2021 | Minolta XD-11 | MD ROKKOR-X 50mm F1.7 | FUJICHROME Velvia 100

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