Well, some success and still some failures(learning opportuntites). Saggy bellows have caused a shadow on the negative and one or two film holders have small gaps – now filled. But the ones that workd I am very pleased with.
The big challenge is metering correctly to set the exposure. I realised that in trying to increase the exposures I had been getting, I had been metering the highlights instead of the midtones.
Noting the clear sky and thinking the stormy weather coming this weekend would strip trees of leaves, I thought it would be good to head down to Stourhead to catch the low sun illuminating the autumn clothed trees.
Using a neutral density filter I was able to use a very slow shutter speed to smooth out the water ripples and clarify the reflections.
Clevedon Pier viewed from Layde Bay at beach level. A windy day at high tide. I love the way black & white creates such drama. – Fuji XT20, 18-55mm, Polarising filter, shot in RAW processed in Silver FxPro2 – Fine Art option with a red filter applied.