One Shot #1050

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Leica M7 • Zeiss ZM 35/2 • Agfapan APX100 in Ultrafin T-Plus

Pushing Hard

As I didn't want to "waste" a whole roll of 400ASA film in today's murky weather, I decided to do a little experiment instead. I loaded a dozen images worth of old Agfapan 100 from my bulk loader and set my Canon A-1 to 800ASA, which amounts to a 3-stop underexposure based on the film's nominal speed of 100ASA. I then pushed the film in XTOL (13min @ 20°C) according to the Massive Dev Chart.

Most of the images turned out to be very thin and mushy, but this one I actually liked.

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Canon A-1 • 50/1.4 SSC • Agfapan 100 old @ 800ASA in XTOL stock (N+3)

Winter Landscape on 35mm

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The Leica M7 is a great camera for cold weather. It works like its digital Leica M successors, but I don't have to worry about battery depletion after hours in the cold. Since the sun often broke through the clouds, I got away with a 100 ASA film despite the snowfall.

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