Congratulations to Sania and Sadeq on their nuptials! May Allah bless them with long, healthy, contented lives together, ameen. Continue reading “Sania & Sadeq’s wedding”
Can a tiny, (almost) all plastic camera with one mechanical shutter speed and two apertures compete with the precision engineered, metal and glass late 1970s consumer grade masterpiece from Nikon?
So after fried pies and Irving Penn and all my wife’s good cooking—MashaAllah, my darling, adorable wife is a magnificent cook—Mom headed back home, I went back to work, and the cameras still had HP5+ hanging out in them.
I burned through the rolls as fast I I could stand to, which wasn’t very fast. Oh well. Continue reading “HP5+ flora”
After a belly full of fried pies and a driving tour of Denton County, naps, a wonderful dinner, and a good night’s sleep, Mom and I went in to Dallas to wander the Clyde Warren Park catch the Irving Penn exhibit. In tow was, once again, the Diana Mini and the Nikon FE, both with partially shot rolls of HP5+ in their bellies… Continue reading “HP5+ goes to Dallas”
My mom came into town and spent a weekend with us a couple of weeks ago, and as my wife was busy studying and all, we went up to Gainesville for some fried pies and a bit of a tour around Denton County.
In the car with us was the Diana Mini and the Nikon FE and Nikkor 24mm f/2.8 ai.
How did they match up? I plan to explore that some this week… Continue reading “HP5+ goes to Gainesville”
A couple of months ago, I loaded up a bunch of film: 3 holders full of HP5+ and 2 of FP4+.
I shot one holder of HP5 maybe a month ago, but they were horribly mis-focused and not correctly exposed.
The rest have been sitting, wrapped in zip lock bags, not refrigerated, just waiting, waiting. Continue reading “4×5 Roses: HP5+ vs. FP4+”