Cold Weekend Shooting – Part 2

Apparently I didn’t learn my lesson about shooting in cold weather, because I ventured out again on Sunday and also took a couple shots on Monday during Family Day. This time I was packing some Rollei Superpan 200 in a Yashica MAT-124. Saturday I headed out in the car just up the road from our…

Cold Weekend Shooting – Part 1

This past Saturday afternoon was a cold one. I think the temperatures were in the -30°C territory. I had to run into town to pick something up and walked two blocks before my fingers were painfully numb. Returning to the warmth of the car, I drove around some country roads I’ve never been on before…

Close-Up Photography

Last week our camera club focused, (pun intended), on doing close-up or macro photography. It’s an area that I really haven’t done much of, but still enjoy. I like creating photos of things that would normally get passed over and show the details and texture. At our weekly meeting, there were tables set up and covered…

Developing Colour Negative Film at Home

So I’ve finally taken the plunge. After about a year of developing my own black & white film at home, I’ve decided to try my hand at developing colour film. The process is generally the same, with the exception of temperature control. With black & white film, there is much more leeway with temperature tolerances…