I have been into pictures since 2004 once I first picked up a Canon AE-1. Since then I’ve explored many various manufacturers and lens mixtures for each skilled work and novice work, though capturing movie all the time held me again to a sure accuracy. I really like the guide facet of capturing movie, particularly the 120 in my Hasselblad 500cm, however I just like the stability with each automation options since taking the Canon 1N, however nonetheless primarily based within the movie course of. I benefit from the gentle meter, auto winder, DSLR really feel however I do know I can simply hearth up as a result of 36 exposures might be over within the blink of a watch.
My first outing with the Canon 1N was a grand Sunday at Breckenridge ski resort and I took the Canon and loaded it up with a roll of Kodak Gold 200. I am often a Portra, Ektar, Fuji Professional movie shooter, however thought I would give Kodak a shot and see what occurs. I reached the slopes early and the morning gentle was good till about midday. The beauty of Colorado in winter is that the solar is not very excessive within the sky and stays mid-range all through the day till it units once more at about 4:30 to five:00. It creates some nice colours and lengthy shadows which I’ve all the time liked.
I attempted to seek out out by taking the panorama off and displaying components of the ski resort and discovering photographs that spoke to me proper now and making an attempt to decide on amount and high quality… realizing that I solely had work to do. There are 36 frames. I attempted metering for shadows and mid-tones, realizing that I deliberate to push the roll on the 400 ISO scheme creating by +1 cease.
The day was sunny however very windy and chilly however Canon did not miss a beat. There’s one thing satisfying about utilizing a flagship digicam from 25 years in the past that works simply because it did when it got here out of the unique field. The sound that the shutter makes after taking the publicity is helpful in itself. The reliable Nifty Fifty 1.8 STM paired with the digicam for the day. I’ve owned this lens with this digicam physique 3-4 occasions earlier than shopping for it once more and it’s only a lens you may all the time depend on and return. It is like having a finest buddy you may’t all the time speak to every day however one cellphone name later you might be caught just like the time has by no means handed. It is compact dimension makes for fairly strong picture high quality, and focus with the 1N system may be very quick and dependable.
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Total, I’m very proud of how my function went. I had them developed by my native digicam store and I scanned them myself with my Epson V600. I feel subsequent time I can shoot the Kodak Gold 200 at field velocity, nonetheless expose for shadows and mid tones, and see the distinction. Though I feel the +1 push added some distinction, I discover it misplaced a little bit of element within the shadows in some photographs.
Thanks for the chance to submit my 5 frames, please let me know you probably have any questions or ideas for improvement, scanning or submit processing the subsequent time I am out to shoot.
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