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11-20-2010, 09:12 PM   #31
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It was the film of gods. I used Fujichrome :-)




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It was the film of gods.
I used Tech pan.
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Why is it that we have no problem blasting off 300-400 shots in a session with a digital camera but struggle to finish 36 measly frames of film over months (even years, I confess)? Are we too cheap? Too lazy? What is it? I can sit for hours clicking away with an empty film camera just for the sheer pleasure of handling it, but to actually load a film in it and finish it off is torture! I don't understand...
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One is a bit more careful when the click is not free.

However, for me it is getting out in the right situation with the right body. I have a lot of film bodies and too many of them with film inside. On top of that, if I am shooting something I know I need right away, or shooting indoors, it is easier to grab a digital body.

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What Gene said...


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What Gene said...


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In my case it was a combination of the wrong film in the wrong cameras. The best known cure is a new camera or two, of course:





I now have film-diarrhea
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fortunately there's a cure both...

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Another one bites the dust. I finished the roll of Acros in the Super Program this afternoon doing photos for a tripod/head review.

It is snowing outside, so there should be some opportunity for some B&W work maybe this evening.


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Another one bites the dust. I finished the roll of Acros in the Super Program this afternoon doing photos for a tripod/head review.

It is snowing outside, so there should be some opportunity for some B&W work maybe this evening.


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Do one for me while you're about it, mate. I've actually got as far as loading some film into a couple of tanks, but that was several months ago...

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PS It's 35degrees Celsius outside here. Why don't you come on down and warm up a bit?
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Has anyone resorted to keeping track of what's where - or what went through what camera + lens - on an index card?
I keep a Moleskine notebook with film info in it.
For every roll I go through I record the body used, start and finish dates, general notes about what I took pictures of and any other pertinent info. I mainly do it for record keeping and easy organization and recall of both the analog and digital versions of film pictures, but if I check out my list and see a roll has been in the process of being exposed for too long I'll usually just finish it up ASAP.

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Why is it that we have no problem blasting off 300-400 shots in a session with a digital camera but struggle to finish 36 measly frames of film over months (even years, I confess)? Are we too cheap? Too lazy? What is it? I can sit for hours clicking away with an empty film camera just for the sheer pleasure of handling it, but to actually load a film in it and finish it off is torture! I don't understand...
Digital leads to obsession over the image presented on/in the LCD. If a shot doesn't come out "right" on that little LCD, I try to get it to until I succeed, or give up. If a shot doesn't come out right on film I don't know about it for at least a few hours, generally much more.

For me, that is the main reason for the difference in number of attempts. I might spend half an hour and dozens of exposures trying to get a "perfect" picture of something with digital, but due to the waiting period with film I'm more inclined to walk away from a subject without "the" shot. If I didn't get the photo I wanted, I won't know until later.
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In my case it was a combination of the wrong film in the wrong cameras. The best known cure is a new camera or two, of course:


That looks like some old 120 Tri-X Pan in that picture. I haven't seen TXP in green for years.
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That looks like some old 120 Tri-X Pan in that picture. I haven't seen TXP in green for years.
Yep, came with the Ikoflex. I'm of two minds about developing it or leaving as is.
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