OT - What I did this weekend

Miserere miserere at gmail.com
Tue Oct 13 00:07:41 EDT 2009

What is "film"...?


Sometimes I forget that photography is meant to be fun, so thanks for
reminding me.



2009/10/12 frank theriault <knarftheriault at gmail.com>:
> On Friday evening I took this photo with my *istD:
> http://knarfdummyblog.blogspot.com/2009/10/what-i-did-this-weekend.html
> 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!),
> shooting again.
> 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
> developed.
> Good times, good times...
> cheers,
> frank

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