The first black & white we never forget…

Ever since I got my Nikon D80, I was at odds about what to do with my beloved Minolta Maxxum 5, a very nice film SLR with a good lens. I didn’t want to simply sell it to highest bidder. It’s a relatively new camera and I didn’t want to just store it somewhere and never use it again. So I decided to use it for black and white photography. I’ve never really tried shooting b&w but Alan is a pro and gave me some pointers. A couple of weeks ago we went out for a photo stroll with Melissa, a proficient b&w photographer, and all I took with me was my Minolta and a roll of b&w film. Today I picked up the negatives and the scanned images and started processing them. I was amazed! some of them are actually not that bad!! Here’s one that I particularly liked…

morning light

Author: guerson

Born and raised in Brazil, a Canadian stole my heart and took me to Canada in 1999. After seven years between Montreal and Toronto, we then moved to Barcelona, Spain, where I did research for my PhD thesis. This blog began as a chronicle of our adventures while living in Barcelona and exploring the old world and has acquired a life of its own after we moved back to Canada.

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