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Clanfield Meadow, Ferrania Solaris 100

Some photos taken in Clanfield Meadow which is directly opposite my mum’s house. It’s a really lovely, peaceful spot. I used to wander through here with a camera when I lived at home with mum and dad.

This is the first roll of film I’ve shot with the nikkor 50mm f/1.2 – I’m still learning its ways. This was also the first time I’d shot Ferrania Solaris as well. It hasn’t been made for a few years now and is hard to get hold of. I recently found some online so decided to buy a few rolls.

I quite like it and it seems to have aged fairly well. I figured it’s probably expired by at least 5 or 6 years so shot it between 1 and 2 stops over. It’s hard to say exactly because the meter on my FM2 is broken and I sometimes forget my handheld light meter so I have to guess exposure or use sunny 16. I think it’s lost a bit of latitude as the whites seem noticeably over-exposed. I’m happy to have got the chance to shot some ferrania though.

Nikon FM2 / Ferrania Solaris 100 [expired] / Nikon 50mm f/1.2

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Cricket, Clanfield Meadow, Ferrania Solaris 100

Missed focus with the new Nikkor 50mm f/1.2 ais again.

We were watching my nephew play cricket on Clanfield Meadow when I took this pitcha. After that we went to the Rising Sun with my mum, my sister and her husband and James my nephew. I drank 2 pints of HSB. What a lovely evening.

Nikon FM2 / Ferrania Solaris 100 [expired] / Nikkor 50mm f/1.2 ais

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