|Of course Finley had to go and move his head|
Here we have the first roll shot through my pretty new Yashica Mat 124G. I received it last Thursday, loaded it with a roll of my Christmas Ektar, and took twelve photos this weekend. I think that's a record low for me, and I am totally okay with it. For me, shooting with a TLR is a totally new experience, so I'm definitely not just firing off exposures left and right...it takes me FOREVER just to take one photo. Compose, focus, adjust exposure, make sure the camera isn't tilted one way or the other, make sure I advanced the film from the last shot...and finally shoot. It's quite the process compared to shooting with my DSLR or even my film SLRs...and I like it. Combine all of that with knowing I only have 12 shots to a roll, and I'm waaaay picky about what's worthy of a photograph.
So, this weekend. I visited Evin. We took lots of walks with the dogs (as per usual), drank lots of tea, ate a fantastic dinner Saturday night with his work friends, walked up a mountain (and Finley played in a creek...a lot), I got bit by a tick (and freaked out about it), and the like. The weather was unseasonably warm, especially Saturday (but now it's snowing beautifully...???) and things were nice.
So that's that. I'm back home, my 10 rolls of film from Adorama arrived (I now have b/w 120 film to shoot and self-develop) and I'm convinced I now need a negative scanner. For one, it's a lot cheaper to get my 120 color film processed without prints, and I also have no way of doing anything with negatives I self-develop unless I get a scanner. I guess that's next on my list...bit of an expensive hobby!