Leaving Atlanta

2 days (or one afternoon, one day, and one morning) is not enough time to see much at all, but Hana and I really did pack quite a bit in. We enjoyed Atlanta quite a bit: there’s a huge south Asian population there, and we ate at actual Bengali restaurants (you don’t find that in DFW); we stayed in an Air B&B right across from the beautiful Al Farooq Masjid; and encountered almost no racism or islamaphobia whatsoever.

We’ll have to go back again one day… Continue reading “Leaving Atlanta”

Rollei RPX 100 – a review in 3 parts

Back in October 2017, I was blessed to take part in one of Dan K’s generous giveaways over on Twitter. It consisted of a gift certificate to Camera Film Photo and shipping, and I picked up a bunch of black & white film that I hadn’t tried before, including 5 rolls of Rollei RPX 100 in a Japan Camera Hunter Half Case.

I shot the first three rolls rather quickly, but sat on the last two for a few months, and by April 2018, I was all out. Will I buy more? I don’t know. Maybe. It’s a nice enough film, with pleasant grain, good tonal separation and nice contrast, but it’s a bit expensive, almost double the price of Fomapan 200 and a third more than FP4+, both of which I prefer. Still, it’s a nice enough film, and I’m glad I tried it. Continue reading “Rollei RPX 100 – a review in 3 parts”