Olympus XA2 Underexposure
I forgot to reblog my roll 49 from a few days ago over at 52Rolls.net. Better late than never. Quite a lot of the roll is underexposed, but some of that is OK because of the subject matter. I am thinking the Olympus XA2 probably needs new or different kind of batteries. Most of the roll is in the gallery at 52 Rolls, so check it out at this link.
I have had a second roll of film back from the Olympus XA2 that is underexposed by a stop or two for many of the photos. My recent post Ocean’s Edge was the previous roll from this camera which at the time I thought was poorly scanned and that explained the exposure, perhaps combined with the camera not working well at 800 ISO. I also thought it might be related to the Lomography Colour 800 that I was shooting, a film I am not very familiar with yet. But, with this second mostly under-exposed roll, made with Fuji Superia X-Tra 400, I see that the fault must lie with the camera. So far I have been pretty lucky with the camera timing its choice for under-exposure as the Ocean’s Edge shots are much better for it, and many of the snow shots on this roll also benefit.
The question now is what…
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