Tag: Asahi Optical Co. Pentax Spotmatic II

Five frames of Adox SCALA 160 Black and White 35mm Slide Film

In January, I put a 24 exposure roll of ADOX SCALA 160 Black and White Slide film in my Pentax P3n and took it on a trip to the Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in Brigantine. I had purchased the ADOX SCALA last year when I started putting more effort into re-learning 35mm film photography. I…

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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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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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