Monday, June 18, 2012
Checking out the focal distance on the Ilford Sporti 4
The sun was fairly low on the horizon - 7ish on midsummer evening in Scotland, subject looking west. So you'd want a bit less light than that. Going from the top: 20ft, 15ft, 10ft, 7ft, 5ft - the focus looks at its best at 5ft, so good for (very) lo-fi portraits. Lost three exposures trying the flash, again - it's clearly not going to synch. I discovered an annoying feature of the Sporti 4: getting the old spool into the right hand side ready for the next roll is bloody fiddly.