A Camera Gift

Here is main part of today’s roll of film from my 52 Rolls post – click on the link to see a bunch of photos. The rest of the roll is here on my blog at http://wp.me/p1R4lY-7fv.

52 rolls

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Another new-to-me camera is tested this week, this time a Canon AE-1 Program. The camera was a gift from a friend and colleague. I saw the camera in use a few years ago on field projects in Gwaii Haanas; it probably even took pictures of me at work. In fact, I think it was one of those trips that was the last time the camera was used.

This film is a mystery rebranded expired no-name “colour print film” imported to Canada and packaged in the USA. I am assuming it was manufactured south of the border, and thus probably by Kodak. It expired at some unknown date; the cannister has a 1991 copyright mark so I guess that gives a maximum age for the film. It was quite difficult to scan.

The light for these tests was low and very flat. Not ideal, but it did allow me to test how the lens looks at f1.8. Of…

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