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11-07-2013, 04:41 AM   #8911
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I rarely get more than 1 or 2 shots per roll worth sharing
This is good to know - a real confidence booster for me. But if this is true, then you're going through some rolls - you're always posting great shots.

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First shots from the Voigtlander Vitessa I showed in the Camera Pr0n thread, Ultron 50mm f/2, Hema 200 ISO color film




That first shot is great.
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This is good to know - a real confidence booster for me. But if this is true, then you're going through some rolls - you're always posting great shots.
I do average 1-2 rolls per week. I do sometimes get r roll with 10+ photos worth sharing and usually my medium format rolls have a much higher success rate. Then I get the odd roll that's totally worthless
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These 2 photos are from a very old roll of Kodacolor Gold 100 that was given to me. The film expired in the 80s and I have no idea how it was kept, but I decided to use it as a test roll for a Minolta Maxxum 7 that I picked up yesterday.
As it turned out the film was nearly worthless, and probably the worst expired film I've shot. The combination of fogging and reciprocity loss made it so it was almost impossible to see between frames, and of the 10 frames loaded in the scanner, the scanning software only recognized 6 as images.
The color shift is pretty severe as well.





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The color shift is pretty severe as well.
I find scanning stuffs up colours for me anyway. Can you correct these in PP?
Anyway, here is another from Vancouver on Ektachrome in 1977, Pentax MX
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I find scanning stuffs up colours for me anyway. Can you correct these in PP?
Anyway, here is another from Vancouver on Ektachrome in 1977, Pentax MX
Cool photo. I bet the captain was one unhappy man the next day. That looks like a terrible sunburn.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Swift1 Quote
These 2 photos are from a very old roll of Kodacolor Gold 100 that was given to me. The film expired in the 80s and I have no idea how it was kept, but I decided to use it as a test roll for a Minolta Maxxum 7 that I picked up yesterday.
As it turned out the film was nearly worthless, and probably the worst expired film I've shot. The combination of fogging and reciprocity loss made it so it was almost impossible to see between frames, and of the 10 frames loaded in the scanner, the scanning software only recognized 6 as images.
The color shift is pretty severe as well.



Film from the 80's, wow. I actually like the blue cast in the second photo.
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This one goes way back. 1962 Retinette 1A and B&W film

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QuoteOriginally posted by arnold Quote
I find scanning stuffs up colours for me anyway. Can you correct these in PP?
I can correct the colors a bit, but doing brings out a lot of noise so I decided to just leave them as scanned.
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This one goes way back. 1962 Retinette 1A and B&W film
Cool photo.
Did you process it much after scanning?
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More from the Kalimar Reflex.



Kalimar Reflex Model SL, Kaligar 52mm f/3.5, Kodak Portra 400



Kalimar Reflex Model SL, Kaligar 80mm f/2.8, Kodak Portra 400
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QuoteOriginally posted by Swift1 Quote
Cool photo.
Did you process it much after scanning?
The lighting needed correction as the scanner overdid the highlights. Some cropping, but only very minor touch-ups otherwise. I loved Plus X Pan in those days, and since I don't process my own B&W only rarely use B&W because of the expense, especially the 120 format. Wish one could use this film with the ease we once did.
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More from the Kalimar Reflex.



Kalimar Reflex Model SL, Kaligar 52mm f/3.5, Kodak Portra 400



Kalimar Reflex Model SL, Kaligar 80mm f/2.8, Kodak Portra 400
Nice photographs. Portra 400 is good film, and in your hands...
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The first one is great; a calendar picture. The lower one (in my opinion) would have been better with greater depth of field. I know there is a bit of a fashion for this these days, but why blur what looks good?.
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The first one is great; a calendar picture. The lower one (in my opinion) would have been better with greater depth of field. I know there is a bit of a fashion for this these days, but why blur what looks good?.
I actually agree with you about #2 for the most part. I was testing out the camera and lens.
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