The mission should I choose to accept it, which I did and failed miserably, was to carry out a shoot using black and white film. My weapon of choice a Canon 300 SLR, 28-90mm lens and an Ilford 36 exposure, 125 black and white film. So what went wrong? My camera, that’s what! It wouldn’t shoot in manual, oh did I mention that I was tasked to shoot motion, my representation of motion that is. So using my camera in manual mode was pretty important. Anyway the long and short of it was, it wasn’t my camera at all, it was my lens, by which time I had opened the back to check if the film had got stuck and exposed everything inside for a second time.
However I did develop the film and yes I managed to scrape a few images out of it but they were foggy to say the least. If I wanted to submit them in an 1890’s photography exhibition, well maybe they’d fit the bill but otherwise I’m guessing I’ll put this little trip down to experience and just show you some of the digital images I took instead.