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Roll 1

New year, new count. It has taken me until now to shoot my first roll of the year which doesn’t augur well for the rest of the year. Long hours and dark nights have limited my photographic opportunities, but I finally forced myself out for a couple of hours on a Saturday morning to run a test roll of film through my newly acquired Nikon F2. I happened to have a couple of rolls of Kodak Ultramax 400, a film I had never previously used, so it was also an opportunity to try it out. I brought my 24 and 105 Nikkors, starting with the former and swapping half way through.

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I Was Only Browsing

We had visitors in town a few weeks ago and I and some of my colleagues were assigned as their minders. On the agenda was a courtesy call with the President. Naturally, we minions were not in the room and as time passed it became clear that the President and our guests were getting along nicely. We drank coffee and played with our phones. I happened to take a look at the Used Photo Pro website, something I do most days. From time to time a camera shows up there that I’m convinced I must have. I’m sure I’ve hit the ‘buy’ button and started filling in my details half a dozen times before talking myself back from the edge.

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