Testing a Minolta AF-S
This is my 27th post at 52 Rolls, which means I am more than half way through the project. It is the companion to my other post from this morning, and for the next few days as well.
Here at Burntembers I am running black and white conversions of images from the same test roll, even though it did have some luscious blues and greens in the underexposed originals.
Today’s post for my 27th week includes frames from a couple of rolls of film used to test a Minolta AF-S. I picked it up for a few dollars in a thrift store and it turned out to not work as expected due to significant under exposure, but I have worked out how to use this camera if I choose to run more film through it.
The AF-S is the quiet version of this camera, and by quiet I mean it does not speak to you like the AF-Sv or “Talker” (the ‘v’ stands for Voice). This is a good thing in my books, though I think there is more of a market and thus higher value for the AF-Sv just for the curiosity factor. The AF-S is distinguished from the AF-Sv by the blue stripe on the side (vs red on the talker) and the letter “v” under the Auto…
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