back in the world of film (sort of) with my MX

Christine Aguila caguila at earthlink.net
Fri Jul 9 21:30:23 EDT 2010


Ah, good to know, Paul E.  Thanks much.  Cheers, Christine


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paul Ewins" <paulewins at optusnet.com.au>
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Sent: Friday, July 09, 2010 6:30 PM
Subject: Re: back in the world of film (sort of) with my MX


> Christine,
> I used some of the C41 B&W film way back and found that when it was 
> printed on regular colour paper the contrast was way too high. I could 
> take the same neg and print it myself on B&W paper and it would be just 
> fine. In the end I just regarded the prints from the processor as fist run 
> proofs for weeding out the obvious mistakes.
>
> Paul
>
>
> On 09/07/2010, at 11:27 PM, Christine Aguila wrote:
>
>> I bought Wendy's MX and had my first try out with some Kodak BW400CN film 
>> which is processed in color negative chemistry--Process C-41.  As you can 
>> see, there's a greenish tint to the image here of Darrel.  I had these 
>> developed at my neighborhood Walgreens, and the prints were printed on 
>> Fujicolor Crystal Archive paper.  I think this was taken with the 50mm 
>> lens 2.0 that came with the camera.  At some point I changed to the FA 
>> 50mm f1.4, but I can't remember when--it's back to writing shooting info 
>> down in a little pocket notebook.  Oh, fun :-).  Just spent some time 
>> looking for a lab.  I found D'ore Photo Service, which is fairly close 
>> by.
>>
>> http://www.caguila.com/caguila/darrelfilm/content/R1_4_large.html
>>
>> I have to get back on the construction site for some shooting next 
>> week--that is, if I can.  There's a strike on and construction has 
>> stopped. I thought I'd take the MX with me and shoot a roll along with 
>> digital. Shooting film after digital has been discombobulating in a 
>> hysterically funny way--though I have learned that I really should get 
>> the Katz Eye for my digital cameras.  I'm kind of chicken about 
>> installing it though.
>>
>> Thanks, Wendy!  Very happy to have the MX.
>> Big cheers, Christine
>>
>>
>>
>>
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