Tag: Beaches

Foreboding

At the Beaches yesterday, seeing this scene (with some contrast added in post) resonated with me, in the context of all that is going on.

Sony A7ii, 50mm/f1.4 Nikkor lens

Another Fine Grain Film

In yesterday’s post I featured images created using long discontinued Kodak Technical Pan. Thankfully, there is a worthy successor still being made today: Rollei ATP 1.1. This is another slow speed film with extremely fine grain and sharpness, but also requiring special handling in development. This first roll was developed using Rollei RLC Low contrast developer, which does a great job, but is not cheap. I have more of this film coming, and I will test one roll using Rodinal, a much less expensive developer, to see if I can get comparable results.

Mamiya RZ67, 65mm Mamiya C lens
Rollei ATP 1.1 film @ E.I. 20
Developed in Rollei RLC Low contrast developer, 1+4, 6 minutes @ 20C

Night Shooting

The great thing about wide angle lenses is there ability to be handheld at slower shutter speeds, like the 1/15th of a second used for this image taken recently in the Beaches.

Voigtlander Bessa R2M, 25mm/4 Voigtlander lens
Kodak TMax 400 film

 

 

Flowers on a Bike

There are a few of these bicycle/flower combos on Queen Street in the Beaches: an ad for a local business. In colour they are a cheery yellow, but I like the look of black and white on a cloudy day.

Voiglander R2M, 50mm/2 Heliar lens
Kodak TMax 100 film