Nikon F100

I dabbled in photography in college and even took a few classes as electives. I enjoyed them, but my teacher (Dr. Mary Hammond) was very old-school, and never let us use any of the various technologies available to us. She said all you needed was a Pentax K1000, a good lens, and lots of film (she liked Ilford for black and white). We were required to take a semester of manual pinhole photography before we could even pick up an SLR. As I’m sure all of you are aware, a manual pinhole camera requires the use of a very slow film because the shutter is very slow or at the very least, imprecise (since a human hand has to open and close the shutter). We had to shoot all of our pictures using paper negatives (which are grainy compared to film), but that’s what Dr. Hammond wanted. Continue reading