A few weeks ago I purchased an old Asahi Pentax Spotmatic SLR 35mm camera, it came with a few lenses for only $60. I’m not a photographer and had never really used a manual camera before, but I decided to give it a go. My first few rolls involved an expired roll of Kodak Gold 200 and a couple rolls of Kodak ultra-max 400. Both of which turned out nothing I was happy with.
A couple of weekends ago I got a chance to drive out to Eldon, PE for work. I took the opportunity to take some pictures of the Point Prim lighthouse, and beach. I got a few shots that I like. I also stopped by at “The Garden of Hope” in New Glasgow, PE not too long ago. I was able to get some shots of various flowers, and a few landscapes by the river. I used Kodak Gold 200 on both of those dates.
I think I’m starting to get my head around exposure. I’m still having some struggles with getting the proper depth of field I’m looking for. My composition certainly needs a lot of work as well. However, here’s what I got so far: