Ansco Super Hypan, redux

A couple of years back, Compania Imago made some 3d printed film canisters, and I ordered up 10 rolls, partly to support them, but mostly to get some reloadable film canisters.* I shot through most all of that film within 6 or 8 months, but I saved one roll of 1964 expired Ansco Super Hypan. I had mixed results with the first roll and was a bit gun shy, and it was so old, I thought maybe I’d save it for expired film day or something.

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what is with Allah is better

A reminder for myself, first: as Allah azza wa jall told us

فَمَا أُوتِيتُم مِّن شَيْءٍ فَمَتَاعُ الْحَيَاةِ الدُّنْيَا ۖ وَمَا عِندَ اللَّهِ خَيْرٌ وَأَبْقَىٰ لِلَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَعَلَىٰ رَبِّهِمْ يَتَوَكَّلُونَ

So whatever thing you have been given – it is but [for] enjoyment of the worldly life. But what is with Allah is better and more lasting for those who have believed and upon their Lord rely

May Allah guide me to rely on Him first, and to trust in Him, that what He has given is the best for me, for now, for here and, if He wills, for the Hereafter, ameen.