Week Nineteen – 52 roll Film Photography Project

Lets try something new! As in a new film stock. This week its Ilford Super xp2 400, the c41 B&W film. So why a c-41 (colour base for non film photo geeks) in B&W? One… because I can process it myself and two because I wanted to see how it looks. It does a great job and I really like it, even if I hear “these are great, too bad its B&W” and I hear that a lot… pretty much every time I shoot B&W!

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This is shoot with a point and shoot Olympus Stylus Epic, an amazing camera found in a thrift store bin for $2! I know they are bringing ridiculous prices on the resale market… but I can see why, it is a great pocket camera! Small, compact, simple and plain outright good! Olympus got it right with this camera.

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Handy to pack to the playground, sharp lens and best of all easy to use, just push the button! The film performs great too, it is a nice combination. It also scans well…

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The only downside is, its not quiet and the flash has to be manually turned off for each frame, which I tend to forget to do. So no sneaky shots…

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All in all, I’m pleased with this combination and will be shooting it again.

Sherry

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