52 Cameras – Week 5 Results – Fujica ST605

The ST605 was a nice camera to shoot. Focus was a bit stiff, but it improved with use. The lens is missing its plastic ring to indicate focus distance, so depth of field was always a guess. With a maximum f=16, max shutter speed of 1/700 and 400 ASA film there were some situations in which I had too much light to shoot. Poor planning on my part.

The meter is activated by a button to the right of the lens. This means no inadvertently dead batteries, but it also makes the camera next to impossible to shoot one-handed. I'm sure I would get used to it with use.

Overall the ST605 was a nice camera to shoot. My roll of 36 exposures went very quickly.

Before the recent storms, most of this foundation was covered by sand.

Oceanfront South, Salisbury Beach

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Oceanfront South, Salisbury Beach

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