Mosque, 1987


I visited the beautiful city of Istanbul in February 1987. It was a 3-day citytrip with beautiful and soft pre-spring weather.

I ended up staying for 5 more days due to a terrible snowstorm that hit the city the night before I had to leave.

Public transport came to a stop and the National airport was closed for 5 consecutive days.

Going out was an adventure as the snow kept falling and there was not enough manpower or machinery to keep the roads snow free.

I managed to shoot a few rolls of Ilford HP5 Plus with my Nikon F2 .

Istanbul, Turkey - 1987 Nikon F2 and Ilford HP5 Plus
Istanbul, Turkey – 1987
Nikon F2 and Ilford HP5 Plus

 

 

 

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16 thoughts on “Mosque, 1987”

    1. Hi Peep, you should, working with film is really rewarding, it slows one down, makes one look differently at a scene. Keep me informed 🙂
      Thank you for stopping by.
      Stephan

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      1. Sadly, all I couid find was a Cannon 50mm f1.8, a Sigma 75-250 f3.5-Cannon mount, and a bunch of filters. I sold my A1 body a few years ago but I thought I had another Cannon body somewhere.

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      2. True! Are you doing all your own film processing and enlarging as well I got rid of all of that stuff years ago

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      3. I process my b&w film myself, it is very easy and straightforward. Then I scan the negs with a dedicated film scanner so the rest of my workflow becomes digital. Photoshop, Lightroom, the works. I have no intention in enlarging again. To much work, very time consuming, expensive.

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      4. I haven’t a clue what are the additional costs in the US developing and scanning b&w film. That could be a (bad) surprise. Over here having a color film developed takes a week or two and costs about 8$

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