Tag: Rollei RPX 25

More Reflections

Today’s image is also from Nathan Phillips Square but in black and white.

Mamiya RZ67, 75mm/4.5 PC X lens
Rollei RPX 25 film

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Building in Sunlight

I like the look of buildings in bright morning sunlight: angles and edges look especially sharp and defined. This is Metropolitan United Church in downtown Toronto.

Mamiya RZ67, 7mm/4.5 PC lens
Rollei RPX 25 film developed in Rodinal

Adaptations

The Soviet-era Helios 44/2 lens (actually a 58mm lens, and a direct copy of the Zeiss Biotar 58mm lens) has a cult following for the way it renders out of focus areas at wide apertures. I recently got one that had been adapted to work on the Nikon F mount and still focus to infinity, and I have started to experiment with it. The person who did the work on the lens has an interesting YouTube video that explains the process.

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Nikon F4, Helios 44/2 58mm lens
Rollei RPX25 film

By the Shore

Going back to Bluffer’s Park Beach on January 1st. I was drawn by the reflections on the water further ashore, left by larger waves.

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Nikon N90s, 28mm/2.8 Nikkor lens
Rollei RPX25 film
Developed in Rodinal (Semi-stand)

Low Sun

Another image from my January 1st outing to Bluffer’s Park Beach. The sun was low in the sky at this moment.

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Nikon N90s, 28m/2.8 Nikkor lens
Rollei RPX25 film, semi-stand developed in Rodinal

A New Year

For a few years now I have made it my own little ritual to go out for a shoot on the morning of January 1st. That way, no matter what else happens, I can say the new year is another year in which I have some at least some photography. 🙂 This morning I went to Bluffer’s Park Beach in Toronto. A shore symbolizes time to me: the waves and water are eternal, and the shore is always changing.

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Nikon N90s, 28mm/2.8 Nikkor lens
Rollei RPX25 film developed in Rodinal

Early Morning Light

One more from TodMorden Mills: the sun was just beginning to show through the trees, and was lighting up the railing in an interesting way.

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Hasselblad 500C/M, 50mm/4 Distagon lens
Rollei RPX25 film, developed in Rodinal