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Alvin’s Film Follies (Part VII – Alvin Tries Kodak’s Ektar…And He LOVES It!)

The Toronto Club

The Toronto Club ( at the corner of York and Wellington Streets.)  Founded in 1837, this is the oldest private club in Canada.  The building, itself, was opened in 1889.

Well I think the title of this blog post says it all.  But I do have a story to tell about this film, if you are willing to read on (and enjoy perusing the photos).

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Alvin’s Film Follies (Part IV – “VERY FIRST INFRARED – Disaster Averted.”)

Infrared Photo of Old Toronto City Hall

Infrared Photo of Old Toronto City Hall. I am assuming that the “dark face” of the clock was reflecting little to no infrared light to my camera.

Even before I picked up the Fuji Acros film (mentioned in my last post), I had walked into the Henry‘s Camera Shop down the street from DC and found a roll of Ilford SFX 200 film.  I was intrigued by the box – It was black, with the letters SFX in purple…why is this film different?  So I bought the roll and later that day asked Jon about it…
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Alvin’s Film Follies (The Part I Out Takes)

Hey, no one’s perfect!  Here are some of the shots from my roll of PanF that could be filed under G (or were precariously close to it.)

My very first shot on the roll of PanF. Who would have thought...

My very first shot on the roll of PanF. Who would have thought…

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Alvin’s Film Follies (Part I)

One of many TTC Streetcars rolling on the rails along Queen Street.

One of many TTC Streetcars rolling on the rails along Queen Street.

A couple months ago, my buddy Jon issued a challenge: Shoot a single roll of Ilford PanF with a Nikon SLR (in my case, a F90x) and a 50mm lens (AF Nikkor 50/1.8 D), using only manual settings.  We were free to choose who would develop the film and scan it.  (more…)