Category: Film

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The Canon EOS 1000F Sticky Shutter Issue – One Year on…

It’s just over a year since I first posted about my Canon EOS1000F with a sticky shutter, and at the time I recall reading anecdotal evidence on the web saying that such a shutter clean would ensure reliable operation for about a year. So just over a year on from...

Scanning 35mm Film With The Epson V370 Scanner

I was very fortunate to receive an Epson V370 scanner as a Christmas gift (thank you Lyn…), and have had the chance over the last couple of days to start to come to grips scanning 35mm film for the first time.

Shooting Film With A Nikon F75

This is the first time I have used a Nikon F75 for shooting film, and the results and my reaction to the F75 were mixed. I’m not sure whether I am entirely pleased with the results. There seems to be an awful lot of grain and noise in the images…

The Accidental Olympus Trip

The accidental Olympus Trip 35 I cannot believe that it is 8 months since I accidentally bought my “newest” old Olympus Trip 35 in Christchurch, and I have only just completed running a roll of 36 exposure film through it. If it was a digital camera I would have shot off...

Canon EOS1000F Sticky Shutter

It’s not uncommon for shutters to stick on older Canon film SLRs. Here’s how I brought my old Canon EOS1000 from the dead.