I probably could’ve looked this up somewhere on the internets, and I did, in the end, but I was curious how the FG handled frames 00 and 0. The LC-A meters and exposes them exactly as it does for every other frame on the roll, resulting in regularly achieving 39 or 40 exposures on a […]
After my rant last time, let’s keep this brief, shall we?
This is just a brief report on the Nikon 50mm 1.8 E Series, and its flare and ghost characteristics. This picture should pretty much say it all. Note also the thread and hair, left behind by the ‘lint-free’ glass-cleaning cloth. That’s what I get for trying to dry negatives with cloth… (I found a better […]
If you didn’t know much about Kerrville, well… it’s in the Hill Country and it straddles the Guadalupe river; it’s surrounded by beautiful rolling hills, dotted with dying farms and creased by dried up-looking creeks; it’s a great place for scenic drives and for photography, if the light and weather is right…
Thanks to a groupon and a paid 4-day weekend at the end of December, Hana and I went down to the Hill Country for a couple of days. Normally, on a trip like this, I would’ve tried to limit my gear somewhat, usually with lens selection (like I did on the trip to Marfa during […]
And it is, too… but you’ll have to open this up and read it to find out what it is. No more hints.
So… as part of a plan for a new project—and in the interest of denying my gear lust, or at least lowering the cost associated with it some—I decided to buy a film camera instead of the D750. What did I buy? How did I decide? Read on to find out…