Alvin’s Film Follies (Part VI – A Roll of Expired Film is Discovered…)

Probably My Best shot in the roll?

Probably My Best shot in the roll?

I was sifting through some boxes in an effort to remove some junk in my room and discovered an unused roll of expired Fuji Superia X-TRA 400.

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Weekend With Canon (A 3-Part Mini-Series) – Part “the first”: The Body of the 5DS

It's nice of Canon to reminds us to Bring It.  You know extra memory cards, batteries, lenses, etc.,

It’s nice of Canon to reminds us to Bring It.  You know: extra memory cards, batteries, lenses, etc.

Thank you to Fotocare for holding this rental for me.  <-Useless plug, well maybe.

Let me get something out of the way first. Canon’s 5DS is the first Canon DSLR that I have spent any significant time with. I have shot DRebels, and A 7D Mk1, but only for a few shots, and really just a quick look with some of my various friends gears.

Having said that, the main reason why I never really considered Canon (more…)

Alvin’s Film Follies (Part V – The First T-Max Encounter…)

Union Station and L Condominiums

Union Station and L Condominiums – Curves adjusted in post.

I find it funny that I’m still hunting for my favourite everyday black and white film, but I shouldn’t be surprised – there is so much variety in terms of brands, product lines and film speed to choose from.  As you know, I’ve limited my choices to 100 speed film.  When I discussed some of my findings with Jon he popped me a question: Why I haven’t tried the Kodak T-Max yet?  To be honest, the thought never really crossed my mind.

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Shoot out!

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Shooting Canon’s 5DS has been challenging to say the least.  Challenging in a sense that I truly hate it’s ergonomics.

Anyway, resolution wise my old D700 won’t be able to keep up, but let’s see how my Nikkor 50mm F/1.4D holds up against the much more expensive and much bigger Canon 50mm F1.2 L II

Will be shooting comparison shots throughout the day.  Stay tuned.