Monthly Archives: July 2011

Film Overexposure Comparisions

As a continuation from the last post, I figured it would be nice to have some actual photos to show the wide exposure latitude of color negative film and what typically happens when you overexpose it. I really should have taken these photos on a tripod but being the lazy ass that I am I […]

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Overexposing film

When one switches from shooting digital to shooting color negative film for the first time, one aspect that they tend to have the hardest time adjusting to is the ability to overexpose their photos. With the wide exposure latitude that color negative film affords, one can get pretty good results even if they were to […]

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An Old Beauty

This Rolleiflex model was introduced between 1956-1959 and was bought by my granddad. I never got to meet him, but I faintly remember my dad showing me this camera once when I was a kid. But 30 years later I have recently found it again (in the garage) and now with a much deeper appreciation […]

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Still Amazed…

At the quality of the digital scans I got back from Walgreen’s film processing in less than an hour. It’s good stuff. The following are all straight scans with no post editing whatsoever. All photos shot with Walgreens 400 ASA film, which is made by Fuji and is essentially just Fuji Superia X-Tra 400 film. 

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Walgreens Film & Processing

All photos were shot on Walgreens 400 ASA film. I must say that I was thoroughly surprised when I got these $8 digital scans back from Walgreens. I didn’t expect much at all, especially when the technician behind the counter couldn’t even tell me what the file sizes would be for the scans when I […]

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