Pentax ME, 35mm f/2.8 SMC Pentax-A
Film Washi S

I bungled my roll of Film Washi S by shooting it in bright sun. I didn’t know it at the time, but it does best in dull, diffuse light.

This photo of a doorway in Downtown Indianapolis turned out all right somehow. Perhaps it’s because I was on a side street and tall buildings blocked much of the direct sun.

The film (and lens, of course) captured good detail and sharpness. There’s a compelling silveriness to this image.

Analogue Wonderland provided me this roll of Film Washi S in exchange for this mention. Buy yours from them here.

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single frame: Doorway


8 thoughts on “single frame: Doorway

  1. Dan Cluley says:

    I’m guessing that the building is mostly midtones, so the high contrast may actually help in this case. Definitely adds a dramatic touch to the scene.

  2. jon campo says:

    Hi Jim, that is a beautiful picture. After years of trying numerous samples, I have gotten my hands on a Pentax ME that seems to work. I’m looking forward to running some film through it. I can see what you like about them, they are nice compact cameras.

    • I hope you enjoy using it. There are more refined cameras out there, but the ME is a good workhorse that’s inexpensive to replace if lost, damaged, or stolen.

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