A few weeks ago I bought a new Canon Ae1 program. The old one had a problem; it produced very irregular lightleaks. At first it was just one out of thirty photos.. But later on it managed to ruin 1/3 of the entire roll. I didn’t trust the camera anymore and it ended on a shelve.
On that same shelve stood a very dusty Nikon f801s camera, which is the camera that started the whole film madness for me. So I dusted of my old Nikon F801s with the Nikkor 50mm 1.8 lens, which is a great combination.. But after a little while I started realizing that I missed my Canon fd 50mm 1.4.
So I started looking for a replacement camera. It didn’t necesarily had to be another Canon Ae-1 program, but I found a fairly priced one on Marktplaats (dutch version of Ebay). It came along with a Canon FD 28mm 2.8 and a Canon FD 70-210mm zoom lens.
I haven’t tried the zoomlens yet, but the Canon fd 28mm 2.8 looks like a great lens. The first results were shot on a very expired roll of Kodak portra 160NC and I had, again, issues with scanning the film. ICE didn’t work on these freshly developed negatives. I tried scanning some older negatives (also kodak portra 160NC) and they didn’t have any problems at all. I’m thinking that the ICE problem is caused by some left over residue on the negatives it self…
Kodak portra 160NC
Kodak Portra 160NC (expired)
Canon Ae-1 Program
Canon lens FD 28mm 1:2.8