A while ago I blogged about my new hobby, collecting vintage cameras then cleaning and fixing them, then taking pictures with them and converting them to digital with a negative scanner. I mostly have been shooting “test rolls” where I test for: light leaks, exposure meter accuracy, focus, clarity etc… Here are a few shots I’ve taken so far.
The hardest thing is subject matter. Sure it’s just a test roll but some subjects can test many variables at once, plus I have many images of the same thing..LOL On the cameras that are older and have no metering system I use a separate light meter or use the “sunny 16” rule.
I grilled out some Turkey tenderloins today. I didn’t want them to dry out on the grill so I looked around at some recipes and concocted this marinade from scratch getting ideas from the ones I found online.
2 Tbl. fresh sage chopped
1 Tbl. fresh rosemary chopped
4 cloves garlic crushed
½ cup lemon juice
½ cup white wine
½ cup olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
6 Turley tenderloins
(you can substitute ¼ cup Cilantro for Sage and Rosemary and Lime for Lemon for a Tex-Mex twist)
Mix all ingredients (except turkey) in a large measuring cup and pour over tenderloins in a large gallon zip-lock bag. Remove all air from bag and set in refrigerator for several hours or overnight. Grill over medium flame about 7-8 minutes on each side until done in middle, finished temp should be from 165° to 170° so to prevent over cooking, cook to just under 165° and remove from flame and cover with foil to ‘rest’ the meat for at least 10 minutes. Slice into medallions or thinly on the bias.
I’ve recently acquired a new hobby, collecting vintage cameras, repairing them and taking pictures with them then burning the negatives into digital. It started when I was posting some pics on my Pinterest account/board. I saw someone had posted some pics of an old camera. I followed the link and did some reading up on the subject. Apparently there are many “pro’s” out there that believe the image results are equal if not better shooting film than digital, and there are certainly many things you can’t get away with shooting digital that you can with film, like better detail in a back-lit subjects.
I Updated my website with new pages about my collection and some fixes. Stop by and get nostalgic. there are some links to other sites about the subject. Also I explain how I fixed the above Yashica Electro 35 GSN, it was quite a task.