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Re: [OM] SEEKING OM Film Gear odd bits - Marc

Subject: Re: [OM] SEEKING OM Film Gear odd bits - Marc
From: Philippe <photo.philippe.amard@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 4 Aug 2019 22:07:20 +0200
such an ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL slice of life.

I wouldn’t even bother to ask either him or you to share the results, the story 
you told us tells it all about the photography virus, whatever the brand, film 
or process.

Welcome in the open, Marc

Amities from France

Philippe



> Le 4 août 2019 à 17:50, Marc Boxerman via olympus <olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
> a écrit :
> 
>> Does anyone shoot film on this list anymore? 
> 
> I’m a long-time lurker but have been a member of the list for over a decade.  
> About a year ago I started to shoot film again.  The reason?  My nephew (who 
> was 13 at the time) found his father’s old Ricoh KR-5 and started shooting 
> with it, which led to his desire to learn to develop and print black and 
> white film. I found a community darkroom (we live in Chicago).  One visit was 
> all it took for the bug to bite.  We now go monthly.  I advise him on such 
> things as dodging/burning and contrast, but otherwise we each print our own 
> work.  He saved up for an OM-2n, which he selected so he could borrow my 
> lenses.  For his most recent birthday I gave him accessory shoe 4 and a T-32 
> flash. He says he prefers film because the process slows him down and 
> requires him to think more carefully about his shots, and he loves the 
> by-hand work of the darkroom over sitting at a computer. I confess it is nice 
> going cell-phone and tablet free for the hours we print.  His printing skills 
> have improved markedly over the past year too. 
> 
> Marc
> 
> 
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