It's really not that difficult. The ISO is locked in at whatever the film is set to (unless you're going to push or pull the ISO, but that's a bit more advanced) so, all you have to worry about is Shutter and Aperture and most film cameras have a pretty good built-in meter. You can always...
The first three shots were taken inside a building that had a blue tinting to the windows (it wasn't CTB or even ND, but it achieved a similar effect), so they're supposed to be very blue.
Film will be around for a while still. It's still a different medium than digital. I don't think film will...
A handful of shots from my first roll of slide film. Let me know what you think.
Camera: Nikon FM2 w/ 50mm 1.8
Film: Kodak Elite Chrome 100iso
Developed at Capitol Hill 60-Min Photo Express
Right, light meters are not that big to begin with, but this is the camera I like to put in my pocket when it is less than practical to carry around an slr/dslr, so, I don't really want to add another gadget (though I could probably have just as much fun taking light readings instead of photos)...
Thanks for the wide range of responses.
As for the really high contrast, this was only the second roll of black and white film I've shot (and my first roll of 100iso b&w or color) so I wasn't entirely sure what to expect. I personally like the high contrast look, but I agree it dosen't...
A handful of shots from my most recent roll of black and white film.
Camera: Olympus XA
Film: Arista EDU Ultra B&W 100 iso
Developed at Capitol Hill 60-Min Photo Express (despite the goofy name they're one of the better specialty film shops in Seattle)