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Nikon FA matrix metering

Taken with a Nikon FA, Nikkor 50mm 1:1.2, Polaroid 400 CN (Fujicolor 400 Super G emulsion). Though I’m not a master with exposure, I know how to meter in camera especially on manual mode. And what I use is an Olympus OM-2n or an OM-4. I use the built-in meter most times.  Sometimes, I use […]

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World Market Center, Las Vegas

Olympus OM-4T, Zuiko Auto-S 50mm f/1.2, Fujicolor NPS 160 Pro. I’ve used probably some five rolls of Fujicolor’s NPS 160 film now and what I’ve noticed about this “cool” film is it’s fine uniform grain and bluish/purplish tones. For skin, it’s actually not too bad but requires a little post processing utilizing curves in Photoshop. However, […]

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Fujicolor NPS 160 Professional

Olympus OM-4T, Zuiko MC Auto-W 1:2 f=35mm, Zuiko Auto-S 50mm f/1.2.  Fujicolor NPS 160 Professional (expired film). My first roll of this stuff. Got 20 rolls at about $3.00 each after shipping on eBay. First impressions? Nice fine grain, though not as fine as Kodak’s Portra 160. A little cooler than Fuji’s 400H and a bit […]

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  Canon 5D MkII, 24-105mm f/4 L IS. I used a Kenko C-AF Uniplus 25 extension tube to get even closer to see the tiny details of the “florets” on the face of these sunflowers. 

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Canon 1Ds Mk II, Canon EF 50mm 1.4. The camera was set to Av mode where I control the aperture and the camera chooses my shutter speed. I set the aperture to f/2.8 to get relative sharpness all around. I shot this directly overhead so as not to have any shallow depth of field. Also […]

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