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Fall Begins

Well, actually, fall is almost over here in Calgary. As the temperature starts to drop here, the leaves change colour very quickly and begin to fall of the trees within a week or two. The beauty of autumn is definitely fleeting. With any luck I’ll be able to grab a few more decent shots before the colours disappear for good.

As a few of you may know, I picked up a medium format film camera at the end of last week – and of course I fired off a roll of film within the first two days. I scanned the first batch of negatives last night and was quite pleased with the results. The larger format yields some very high resolution images and I was very happy with the image quality of the 80mm f/2.8 lens I’m using. Out of my growing collection of film cameras, I can see myself shooting with this most often.


– Mamiya M645 1000s
– Mamiya Sekor C 80mm f/2.8
Fujifilm Pro 400H

Jim Denham - September 30, 2011 - 7:29 am

Beautiful image Heath. Simple, but lovely colors and great dof. Can’t wait to see more from the new gear!

Scott Wyden Kivowitz - September 30, 2011 - 7:32 am

Awesome depth, amazing color. Love it!

Chris Nitz - September 30, 2011 - 7:35 am

That is a lot of golden goodness. We are close to that, but I fear the wind may take all of our leaves 🙁 You sure are rocking the film like a champ!

Dave DiCello - September 30, 2011 - 7:38 am

This just looks awesome man, so jealous! Incredible details for sure! Can’t wait to see the next set of shots!

Brian Furbush - September 30, 2011 - 7:45 am

That’s a great shot dude.

Len Saltiel - September 30, 2011 - 7:48 am

Beautiful colors Heath. Can’t wait until the colors change here in New England

Curt Fleenor - September 30, 2011 - 8:28 am

Wow, love the softness and depth in this one. Afraid we’re going to have a short color season here as well.

Chris Frailey - September 30, 2011 - 9:21 am

Love your framing here Heath. Gorgeous colors certainly don’t hurt either. 🙂

A.Barlow - September 30, 2011 - 9:42 am

Very calm image. Nice and relaxing.

Rick Louie - September 30, 2011 - 10:33 am

Wonderful depth here. Dang, I may have to pick up a film camera now. Saw some at the local rental store.

Jesse Pafundi - September 30, 2011 - 11:03 am

OH EM GEE. So good.

Chris DeAngelis - September 30, 2011 - 11:40 am

Wow! Splendid colors and DoF! That camera is a nice addition to the collection!

Chris Robins - October 1, 2011 - 7:25 pm

and so it does….i see the ‘turn’ starting. will have some really great colors to post in a few weeks time.

Adam Allegro - October 2, 2011 - 1:45 pm

Beautiful shot. I envy you film shooters 🙂 I just don’t have the patience. Well done!