Analogue interlude

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    Eugene sold his big Canon 5D Mk II to move to the much more compact Olympus OM-D E-M5. Unfortunately for Eugene, the E-M5 still isn't out. So while he waits, he's gone analogue again, shooting film in his old Nikon FE. Seymour Street, downtown Vancouver. March 20, 2012.

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    1. k n u l p 36 months ago | reply

      Nikon FE... that's the my first SLR camera!

    2. hanakokomo 36 months ago | reply

      mecha hoshii. wonderful...

    3. どこでもいっしょ 36 months ago | reply

      Nice camera here... and wonderful capture and compose!! I like to shoot film but I can't find any good store to develop my films...since London Drugs and Superstore are not good :-(

    4. kujira0329 36 months ago | reply

      Very cool old camera. I like the tone and angle.

    5. Mamoru Yasuda 36 months ago | reply

      The choice of the art filter is really working great in this one, Eric! I would have kept the 5D Mark II and added the OM-D, instead of the simple switch... And maybe use some of the EF lenses on OM-D with the lens adaptor, just like Jason is doing!

    6. Eric Flexyourhead (Trying to catch up!) 36 months ago | reply

      Actually, no art filter here! :)

      And I'm sure Eugene would have kept both systems if that was realistic for him. I also think that like me, he likes the idea of being able to carry everything around without the size and weight penalty.

      I guess choosing your gear is a little bit about the compromises you can live with. Full frame might mean better image quality, but it also means big, heavy, expensive glass and not being anywhere near as portable as something like micro Four Thirds.

      And while I personally love seeing what you guys get out of your Mk IIs, I just can't imagine carrying a big camera anymore. Nevermind paying the premium for L glass.

    7. Fion N. 36 months ago | reply

      nice camera! and nice capture of this lovely nikon! enjoy shooting!

    8. Mamoru Yasuda 36 months ago | reply

      Wow! I thought you used the cross process filter! The tones here are great anyways! And I know exactly what you mean regarding the MFT cameras. I am not against them (I used to be a PEN guy, remember? :)) , did not mean to spoil the idea of getting OM-D to replace 5DII at all! I am even thinking of getting one of the MFT cams in the future to compliment my 5DII. I think the two will make a great combo :)

    9. Eric Flexyourhead (Trying to catch up!) 36 months ago | reply

      I have decided that I officially no longer lust after big cameras. I'd be happy with just a PEN or OM-D and three lenses. Which is pretty much where I've landed now... and even that's probably more than I need. :)

      And I can never forget that you were a PEN guy... it's how we made the connection through Flickr in the first place. :)

    10. Mamoru Yasuda 36 months ago | reply

      And I really, really hope you will come visit Tokyo again later this year! :)

    11. Eric Flexyourhead (Trying to catch up!) 36 months ago | reply

      I wish I could return this year, but our plan is currently to come back for sakura in 2013.

    12. komehachi888 36 months ago | reply

      cool Russia lens on Nikon camera.

    13. Saka76 36 months ago | reply

      Nice tone. The Nikon camera looks really nice!

    14. yasu19_67 36 months ago | reply

      Russian NIKON lens! I am very interested in the projection!

    15. TAT_hase! 36 months ago | reply

      wow, nice toy ^ ^

    16. memories of time 36 months ago | reply

      Nice old Nikon!I sometimes want to use film camera...

    17. kanonyobo 36 months ago | reply

      Oh Kakkoii camera desu!! Love the tone color! Great capture!!

    18. halfrain 36 months ago | reply

      beautiful tone like a film.

    19. fake_plastic_earth 36 months ago | reply

      fantastic

      both photo and lens

    20. Luisa Photographer :) 34 months ago | reply

      it is she who makes wonderful shots!

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