Tag: Sunny 16

Monstera deliciosa | Saturday 19 September, 2020 | Day 181 | FujiFilm X-T2 | XF16-55mmF2.8 R LM WR f/8.0 | ISO 12800 |

Sunny 16

The Sunny 16 rule may seem old fashioned in the modern age of auto-everything-what-you-see-is-what-you-get digital cameras. But if your photographic tool of choice is a legacy film camera, many of which either didn’t have light meters or had first-generation light meters that were sometimes inaccurate, the Sunny f/16 rule can you estimate which camera settings to use for a balanced exposure.

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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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