|Camera: Minolta Hi-Matic 7s (45mm F/1.8 )
Film: 135 Fomapan 200
Dev + Scan: Splendid Photo - Wellington (Instagram: @splendid.nz)
Shooting location: Nelson - New Zealand
Nervousness increased when I realised halfway through that I'd left the ISO set at 100 rather than box value. Whoops. I shouldn't have worried - shooting exactly what the camera was telling me to produced some great contrasty images - if a touch more grainy than I would've liked!
Shooting time was between 9am and 11am at various spots. I tried to pick out high contrasty light and I'm a big fan of buildings with louvered windows and panel lines, symmetrical shapes and roof lines.
The camera itself is super solid - similar feel to a Yashica Electro 35 GSN and the weight is perfect in the hand. It takes a bit to get used to the EV system and matching arrow marks on the lens barrel can get a bit fiddly but after seeing the results my feeling is there's a lot less guesswork in getting a correct exposure than other rangefinders out there. Pretty stoked to be fair!
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