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    Snow shooting?

    Hello! I am going to be shooting in snowy conditions for the first time, and I am feeling slightly overwhelmed. I've been doing some research, and it seems like manually overexposing 1-2 stops is the general consensus. What do you think? I plan on mostly shooting portraits of my family. I'm...
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    Carry around film camera?

    Hello! I have been shooting my Pentax k-1000 for a year or so and am interested in purchasing a automatic (ish) film camera. I want something relatively compact, simple, and durable that I can take with me wherever I go. I say automatic-ish because, well, an optional manual focus and flash that...
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    advance lever acting up?

    It ain't moving, darn! Thanks for the insight. How can I remove this half-used roll of film? Can I just manually rewind it like I usually do with finished rolls? Or will I have to remove wrestle with it in the darkroom?
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    advance lever acting up?

    Hello! I was shooting with my Pentax k-1000 yesterday and when I want to advance the film (I was about 7 shots in) I found that the lever wasn't moving smoothly. (This is like my 3rd roll with the camera.) It is kind of "bumpy"— not a constant, gliding transition but moving in increments. It...
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