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Red 4212: Brighton [Tuesday 16th May 2017 at 11:34 pm]
Thomas

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It's been a while since the last random film...

Today's film of choice is another roll of Boots 200 (DX code 001304 so probably Fujicolor 200 - the Fuji Super G 200 settings look reasonable) dating from my Brightonian days. In fact I can date this film fairly accurately - the first few photos are of pleaseremove unboxing what was at the time a shiny new Nikon D80, which would likely make this mid 2007. For a laugh I took the lens from his new camera (a Zoom-Nikkor AF-S DX G lens, I forget the focal length), stuck it on the ancient F-301 and took a photo in Program mode. The result: a perfectly exposed photo of pleaseremove, albeit with camera shake due to the slow aperture. The F-301 is fairly unique in that it does proper closed-loop metering and so gives a correct exposure even with lenses without the mechanical aperture coupling.

Hilariously, going the other direction doesn't work anywhere near as nicely - if you take a non-CPU lens and mount it on the D80 then the camera just throws its hands up and drops back to full manual mode. I don't think it even gave focus or metering assists. I do recall it behaved itself better with the SB-16 flashgun and would happily drive that with some level of automatic exposure (though digital cameras can't do proper TTL flash metering) - impressively, the SB-16 could keep up with the D80's motor drive mode for a good dozen or so exposures.


Anyway, enough rambling and time for the photos!


Probably the South Downs. Possibly even Ditchling Beacon, from the same outing as last time.



A rainy day in Brighton.
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After the rain.
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Yet another Brighton sunset, complete with seagull.



Sometimes my abstract photos are intentional, but other times they happen by chance or by error.
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Surfing on the sky. Amazing how different it looks when rotated 180° from how I took it.
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And finally the last photo on this film, of a thorny plant stretching out towards the sky.
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