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  • Writer's pictureDean Gagliardi

Street (Film) - Nikon FE2 / Kodak Portra 400

Updated: Jul 23, 2020


Date - May 7, 2020

Camera - Nikon F80s

Lens - Nikon Kikkor Nikon 35/2 Ai-S, Nikon 50/1.4 Ai-S

Film - Kodak Portra 400

Developed @ - "Dotwell" PhotoLab

Scanner - Nikon V-ED

Software - Vuescan / NegativeLabPro / Lightroom

Location - Hong Kong (SoHo Area)

Comment - Finally, after three years I loaded up my Nikon FE2 with some Kodak Portra 400 and walked down to SoHo looking for some targets. SoHo is always such a fun place to shoot as there’s interesting graffiti everywhere which always makes for a great backdrop to street scenes. I had the negatives developed in 30 minutes at “Dot-Well” Photo Workshop on Carnarvon Rd. Pretty sure Hong Kong is one of the only places in the world where you can do this 😁. Took the negatives home and scanned them on my Nikon V-ED scanner which still worked perfectly after not being used for a few years. I‘m still using the original Nikon Scan 4 software on a ten-year-old MacBook Air Running 10.6.8. The software won't run on anything later.

Old Rolleiflex shot through a shop window. Nikon FE2 & 50/1.4 Ai-S.

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