OT - What I did this weekend
knarftheriault at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 23:30:18 EDT 2009
On Friday evening I took this photo with my *istD:
Since then, I haven't shot a single digital photo. Finished a roll of
TriX that was in the Leica, shot another 28 or 29 frames on a roll
that's been sitting around for over a year, and, just to make sure I
didn't run out of film, ~I actually purchased a roll of film~!!!
It was lots of fun. Prime lens, constantly checking exposure as I
walked along, setting the focus for hyperfocus (to grab that "first
shot" before I have a chance to properly focus and set exposure),
shooting, winding the film, stepping forward (remember, no zoom!),
Checking the back of the camera and remembering that I can't chimp.
Wild and wacky stuff.
But so much fun!!
Now the wait to get back the roll of film I finished on Saturday
afternoon, and the wait to finish the roll in the camera and get that
Good times, good times...
"Sharpness is a bourgeois concept." -Henri Cartier-Bresson
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