Olympus 35RC – another film gem

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The Olympus 35RC first went on sale in 1970, one of a series of cameras that built on the breakthroughs of the Pen family, with auto exposure (EE). It’s a beautiful camera, to look at, to hold and to use. Simple, with a sharp 42mm F/2.8 lens. The camera has nicely smooth and precise rangefinder focussing, though the focus spot is …

VSCO Film 5 – Adobe Lightroom

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I have been experimenting with the VSCO Film 5 presets in Adobe Lightroom. Essentially they re-create the colours of classic 35mm film, with fine tuning by camera type. The effects are sometimes subtle, but always give a nice finish to the image. As VSCO says in the advertising material, many of us grew up with photos taken on such films, and there …