So, that Olympus 35RC. In several words – I absolutely loved it!
It was everything that I had hoped. And everything that the Olympus Trip had not been.
Poly Tunnel Roof
I have never even shot with a rangefinder, never mind owned one, and it was a sublime experience – even without a battery and needing an external light meter.
Church Stained Glass
To say that I am happy with the camera is an understatement, I will be 35mm’ing it for a while now, but my Hasselblad will be coming along to keep things steady
With Leningrad 4 light meter as chaperone.
Late Night Canal
This image is made up of the first two frames I exposed. They overlapped as I was getting to grips with the new camera.
Bicycle Shelter And Direct Sun
Next step is a battery for the light meter – the original 1970’s battery is illegal these days due to mercury content – but there are alternative options in the market. More on that as and when.
In the meantime – I must consider making a pinhole soon – that Ceramic Pinhole Camera is needing some attention….