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Portland On Portra

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Portra and Ektar, should I say. Two of my favorite types of color negative came along with me on my recent road trip. Here are the highlights, starting with the roll of Portra 800:

That’s it for the roll of Portra. The following scans are all Ektar:

After following their work in one way or another for around four years, we had the pleasure of meeting the incredibly talented artist and blogger duo Jade and Cory. Suki wasn’t in the picture taking mood at the time, apparently.

Running into other Shibas is always fun. Top Left: Misaki the Shiba

Ok, from this point down, we’re no longer in Portland. Please excuse the misleading title of this post. =)

Above: Local artist Cara, and her little dog too.

All Images: Leica M3 + 50mm f/1.4 Summilux | Kodak Portra 800 | Kodak Ektar 100

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September 15, 2013 at 12:59 pm

Roll Two!

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Second roll of the year is from my recently rediscovered Olympus XA. Why haven’t I been using this camera more!? That’s gonna change 🙂

Olympus XA | Kodak Portra 160

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February 6, 2015 at 7:55 am

Going Wide With The M3

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I borrowed a 21mm lens from a friend and shot a few frames with it with the Leica M3 this past week. Focusing with the rangefinder and composing with the hot shoe mounted viewfinder turned out to be a very interesting shooting experience:

The 21mm is really wide, so I couldn’t really use it for the whole roll. Switched back to my 50 Lux after a few frames:

This (above) is normally how Suki reacts when I try to photograph her.

Images: Leica M3 +  Zeiss 21mm f/4.5 ZM / Summilux 50mm f/1.4 | Kodak Portra 160

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September 21, 2012 at 10:42 am

The Rangefinder

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I’ve been searching for a Leica M3 for a good long time, and got a fantastic deal from an original owner who purchased this beauty in Munich back in 1961. I couldn’t believe how well he cared for it. I loaded the first roll of film I could get my hands on and started shooting right away.

In the week since I got it, the camera has been everywhere with me, and I’m absolutely hooked! First roll is back from the lab, and I’ve posted a few frames from it below:

Leica M3 (single stroke) + 50mm f/1.4 Summilux | Leicameter MC | Kodak Portra 400

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September 4, 2012 at 7:25 pm