Week 18a – More NYC

Lately I find myself attracted to early automatic SLRs. My Canon T70 was a 99 cent eBay find which uses Canon FD-mount lenses, and it arrived just before we left for NYC. If anything happened to it in the Big Apple, I would miss the 50mm/1.4 lens more than the camera body.

20150625_T70_HP5_NYC049We took it to the top of the Empire State Building near dusk.  We intended to wait for the sun to go down and the city to light up, but it was June 25. We got tired of waiting. I played with a few slow exposures, bracing the camera against the fence.



20150625_T70_HP5_NYC045I don’t do ‘selfies,’ but the mirrored windows were too good to pass up.



She doesn’t do selfies either.20150625_T70_HP5_NYC042

Looking north.20150625_T70_HP5_NYC027From a technical standpoint, this is my favorite image of the trip thus far.  It was taken on the fly as we disembarked from the Staten Island Ferry.

Camera: Canon T70

Lens: Canon 50mm/1.4

Film: Ilford HP5+

Developed in D76, 12:00 at 20C