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04-02-2013, 02:44 AM   #1
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Dear Pentax Forum,
I have my father's ME Special Edition from the 1980's, and I like it very much. I hope I can learn some things about it here, or about 35mm photography in general.
Thank you very much.

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Also I should add that I tried some ultra-violet photography with it, but I wasn't quite sure how to do it as the meter was apparently very cooperative, yet the results weren't too great. Has anyone done this? It would be reassuring to hear some success stories with this.
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You mean IR film? I haven't done it since the late 80's for the Swedish air force, but it used to work without problems. Just keep the film away from heat sources and develop it as soon as possible.

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No, it's really ultraviolet --

Hi, Douglas,
I've tried IR too, but this really was an effort at UV with an extremely dark reddish blue filter made of glass. It blocks all lthe visible light, lets in some UV, and also lets in a little bit of IR. I never had the patience to figure it out. IR was fun though. And why did Sweden need it?
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