Showing posts from January, 2022

Beaches Early in Winter before The Real Snow Comes.

 Toronto's east end in the Grey Season on a Classic Camera Revival hosts only walk.  Camera: Nikon FM, Nikkor Ai 50 F2 lens, Ai 28 F2.8 lens.  Film: JCH Streetpan 400, D76 1+1.  ]

Frugal Film Project 2022 Part One, January

  New Year's Day I went out with Jo-Anne and my firend John for a very small group photo walk. In soem way it felt like March 2020 when Covid 19 first popped up in the world's collective conciousness. Omicron hadn't closed in person dining yet but it felt lke the other shoe was going to drop. With that in the background we went out for a New Year's Day wander with cameras in hand. It was also an opportunity to get cracking with the Frugal Film Project. I just joined the nameake Facebook Group, and the frugal camera I went with is the Nikon N90S(F90X) and the film of choice is Kodak Ultramax 400.  In some ways I'm regretting rolling with Kodak Ultramax 400, I'm supposed to shoot a roll a month for this, and I'm good up until August with the inventory I have. Not the ideal but if worst comes to worst, I'll scrounge around my network to find enough film to get me to the end of the year (thank you Kodak supply chain issues).  At least with my film and camera

Nikon F5 and Colour

 The Nikon F5 excels in colour photography and you can thank the 3d Colour Matrix Metering for that. I was out shooting with John Meadows from the Classic  Camera Revival over the Christmas Break and with the challenging morning light the F5 shone. This time out I also used the 20-35 F2.8 Nikkor AF-D lens. I never looked for a zoom in that focal range, I plan to get one for sure as it would replace four lenses. The only thing I wish the lens had was the lens hood and a quality UV filter as it was my brother's lens and not my lens. A 20-35mm AF-D zoom lens is on the GAS list, and I'll probably get that before the FF5.  Camera: Nikon F5, AF-D 20-35 F2.8 and 50 f1.4 lenses.  Film: Lomography 400 C-41 Colour Film.