This was the last roll of film I shot up on Mauna Kea that day, and it was just as the sun was setting. Because of the light situation I decided to use my tripod to stabilize the camera. These images were all shot with as high of an f stop as possible, 22 or 32 mostly. Even though it seemed quite bright to my eyes I had to use much lower shutter speeds, and the tripod became necessary.
This roll was shot on Fomapan Classic 100.
I feel the overall composition of the images was good, I like how both the hill in the mid-ground and Mauna Loa in the background both are rising out of the clouds.
I think I nudged the camera on this exposure, the details are slightly blurry through the whole image.
With the sun setting to the right of the frame this was as close as I could get to shooting it with out blowing the sky totally out.
Not too much more to say about this image.
Now this shot got the dramatic lighting I was looking for. The foreground may be a little dark, but the clouds really pop here.
By the end of this roll I was getting cold, even though it was still bright out the wind was really getting to me now. With this last image taken I packed up quick to get back down the trail before it was too dark to see.
As I have stated before, this was really a job for color film. My recent film purchases have been color, and I am looking forward to using them in the near future.
This film stock is too short for proper use in this camera, with only 6 images per roll when I should get 8. If I want to do black & white in the future I’ll have to buy T-Max or Tri-X. I still have one roll of Fomapan left, I’ll save it for my Holga.