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When was the last time you used your film camera?


SteveCharles 12 2.3k 18 England
26 Jul 2013 10:51PM
... or disposables, something everyone can definitely buy the same thing of, cheaply.

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pablophotographer 3 507 194
31 Jul 2013 12:35AM
yesterday! I visited a park with another two friends. 2 film cameras, 1 digital. i think by when I had shot one pic, my friend with the digital had shot 75 .. I managed 26 frames, I can't imagine how many he shot, although I used his camera to take pictures of him also. I am so happy that I have not purchased a Nikon D3100 myself lol, I still can't get to know which combination of buttons changed aperture and which (different) button combination changes shutter speed, lol. I must give two films for developing and printing now.
monstersnowman 9 1.7k 1 England
31 Jul 2013 3:54AM
I'm sure you would have got used to the button configuration in a very short time. Not sure whether you think his having shot a lot more images is a good thing or bad thing. Personally the freedom to shoot more is a great thing, especially when he didn't have the processing costs. At the end of the day it's getting nice images, and nothing to do with who managed to shoot less or more.
pablophotographer 3 507 194
2 Aug 2013 10:10PM
My friend kindly sent me the pictures, and I got my 2 films and prints today. I am glad I had only 49 and a half images rather than the bulk he sent me, from which about 150 went to the recycle bin. I think a photographer saves time if he edits a picture before he even shoots it. O.k. I am slow sometimes; yesterday I missed a plump lady resting/sitting on a fat pole. I cocked the shutter but didn't fire it. I finally used my SLR camera today.

Quote:I missed a plump lady resting/sitting on a fat pole


Poor chap! Grin
Andysnapper Plus
6 109 25 England
5 Aug 2013 3:27PM
^^^ Tee Hee

I took my Fuji GW690 to Canada with me to shoot some lovely 6x9 landscapes and shot 13 films (so 104 shots in all) over 3 weeks. I did however also shoot about 4000 digital shots as well.
Truth be told I'm happier with the digital shots except for a couple from the Fuji.

This one




and this




Andy
pablophotographer 3 507 194
5 Aug 2013 5:10PM
Bravo Andy! I do think that own developing would be the answer to woes. I can imagine how you can shot 4,000 pictures but I can't imagine sorting them out and processing them. Good lighting conditions yesterday and today helped me shot some indoor frames with natural light, I think 6 in total.
pablophotographer 3 507 194
17 Aug 2013 10:03PM
Another two frames shot today, getting closer to the end of the roll.
dwilkin 8 24.3k United Kingdom
18 Aug 2013 3:43PM
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Fuji GW690II with Lomochrome Purple, on top of Devils Dyke, Sussex...
joolsb 10 27.1k 38 Switzerland
18 Aug 2013 4:01PM
Great camera; totally weird film… Wink
pablophotographer 3 507 194
19 Aug 2013 12:14AM
Lomo Purple? it may take me some time, lol

managed to finish the roll yesterday, it had 2 frames left...
pablophotographer 3 507 194
31 Aug 2013 10:22PM
Today, I thought even of not recording the settings on this B&W roll. The grim ripper shot in the loving memory of my uncle. Nature and other oddities from the places I have passed and lived.
pablophotographer 3 507 194
7 Sep 2013 9:50PM
today I finished a roll of black and white Kodak BW400CN after visiting a photographic exhibition. I shall take it for development on Monday.
randomrubble 10 3.0k 12 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 10:48PM
Shot a roll of Ektar yesterday, in my Contax 159, to try out a couple of recent lens purchases. A pair of Tamron SPs, a late 17mm & 35-105 f/2.8. Very impressed with both lenses, and starting to get a little hooked on the Adaptall-2 lenses.
randomrubble 10 3.0k 12 United Kingdom
9 Sep 2013 2:18PM
A couple of shots of the Turner Contemporary in Margate, taken Saturday on Ektar 100, with a Contax 159MM & Tamron SP17mm f/3.5... the lens was a very nice find for £50, I think.

turner-contempoary.jpg



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