Tag: SLR

Family Room | January 2021 | Pentax P3n | SMC Pentax-A 50mm f/2 | Adox SCALA 160 Black and White Slide Film

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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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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9 February, 2020 | Bhavna | Pentax P3 | Pentax-A SMC 50mm f/2 |

Ilford HP5 Plus 400 | Pentax P3 | SMC Pentax-A 50mm F:2

My Gen-Z kids think shooting 35 film is stupid. I remember when my daughter was about 8 years old, my mom came to visit, and she brought with her a disposable film camera, which she quickly filled with images of her grandkids. When my daughter asked to see the photos, my mom explained that she…

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