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Game Time Inside the Rogers Centre

Alvin’s Film Follies (Part XII – A Visit To Toronto’s Rogers Centre)

I recently was invited to attend an event at the Rogers Centre which included watching the Toronto Blue Jays (as you may have seen in my Snappy Friday teaser).  It was a great day to be out and enjoy a ball game too, although the skies were much more impressive the day before.  In the past few weeks, I have come to the conclusion that there is something wrong with Penny, so I borrowed my son’s camera (a Pentax ME Super) to see what sort of photos I would get on this day.  Let’s just say, paired with my fisheye lens and a cheap 80-200 telephoto, I was left pretty impressed.  Enjoy the pics I have posted, within.

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Jezza’s Film Follies – (Digital Eyes, Analog Body)

Colours are nice and vibrant

Colours are nice and vibrant

I have to seriously use the film that I get within its sell by date. Having said that, this is the 2nd to last roll of film I have had sitting around for over a year.  That film in question is Fujifilm’s Pro 400h color negative film.  This didn’t have that colour shift that I got from my previous old roll of film (Kodak Chrome 100) which the post can be read here.  But then again, that roll was, I would guess, about 10 years old.

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Alvin’s Film Follies (Part IX – Penny Tries Velvia and A Digital Fisheye?)

Over the past couple of weeks, I was camping and was also waiting for my first roll of slide film (Fujifilm Velvia 50) to come back from the folks at DC. Due to my ignorance, I didn’t know that it would take two weeks for the film to get processed.  “Oh well,” I said to myself,  “What to do in the meantime?”

Fujifilm's Legendary Fujichrome Velvia 50 Slide Film

Fujifilm’s Legendary Fujichrome Velvia 50 Slide Film

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Alvin’s Film Follies (Part VIII – Playing with Some “Gold”)

What an odd roll of film to discover in my son’s bedroom – Kodak Gold 200?!  I found this odd because:

  1. It is ASA 200.  I’m used to seeing and using either 100 or 400 consumer films.  I guess 100 speed doesn’t exist for consumers anymore…
  2. It is a Kodak consumer film that I don’t normally use (as you may know that I normally used Fujifilm in the past),
  3. I don’t recall buying this film for my son.
  4. It was in a 3-pack.

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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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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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Random photo of the day – November 27, 2012 – Flickr Edition

It’s been a while since I posted a random photo.  Just been behind on a few things.  In any case, here is an oldy.  It snowed a bit today, and reminded me of some older snow scenes that I’ve taken. And looking through my older shots, I saw this one.

Shot with my old Pentax K10D and Pentax’s DA 10-17mm Fisheye.

snowedit

Pentax K10D
Pentax DA 10-17mm FE
1/750
f/6.7
10 mm
ISO 400

 

Shooting snowy scenes always gives me this calming effect, the quietness, the serenity of everything after a fresh snow fall gives you this peace from with in.  At least with me.  I hope you enjoyed.