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Here, you can see what I ment about the crazy negatives. The lightleaks are huge, but in a way charming too. This is an old plastic camera... What could I expect ?
I normally use 400 asa film in these cameras. If I know there will be strong light, like on a bright sunny winter-day, or at the beach in summer, I can use slower film, like the Agfa APX 100, or some slow slide film... Slide film is kind of hard to use in plastic cameras. The exposure is supposed to be spot on, but I have got some weird results, often with old film that I find in the freezer. With slide film, I don`t expect to get more than a few decent frames. With print film, it`s a different story. Modern print films are much nicer when it comes to exposure-errors. They can handle +/- 2 stops without any noticeable difference. (Well, some might disagree, but we`re talking toycameras here, OK?) My shot of Anton is slide film... One of my personal favorites.

Ilford Delta 400

Kind of surreal light, with long shadows and these crazy highlights. I like it. Who says that photos should be perfectly exposed to be interesting?
there is something i really like about this, the light definitely and the composition is very cool for sure!
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