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Summishica + Velvia 50 = :-0

I was happy with some of the images I got on Kodak with this lens/camera combo; the ones of the Japanese Maple leaves were my favorites, and I loved how the two red peony photos came out.

But.

The finer grain and richer colors of the Velvia took me to another place. You have to remember that, when I was taking these pictures, I had no idea how they would turn out. Because the TL-Super meters through the lens (TL standing for, "through lens," natch) I was pretty confident that they would be metered okay, and I could see through the prism that at least something was going to be in focus, but beyond that it was really a wing and a prayer. You can judge for yourself how things developed:

Spittle Bug



Bleeding Hearts

Foxgloves I

Foxgloves II

Columbines

Interest Flower

Interest Leaves

Little Wildflowers

No Idea

Big Red Boys

Anise?

Apple Blossom and Ant

Purple

I am terrible at knowing flowers

Nope.

Hah! Columbine!

Apologies for my lamentable horticultural ignorance. This is also a good stopping place for the night; I've got another batch for the next post, and I'll think a little on what my fondness for these pictures says about my tastes and preferences. More will be revealed!

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