Olympus PEN-F Film Flickr Images (35mm Film)

Olympus PEN-F Film Flickr Images (35mm Film)

A sample of my Olympus Pen-F film Flickr photos after buying the 35mm half frame camera!

Olympus Pen-F Portraits

Olympus PEN F – Thoughts

To recap the Olympus PEN-F Camera is a 1960s 35mm half frame SLR camera.  I bought the Pen F last month and i’ve now had time to shoot a few rolls of film in it.  I must say i’m more impressed with the resulting images than I thought I would be.  Half frame is certainly not half as good.  I enjoy the size of the Pen F, the stylish sleek look, the vertical framing, the close focusing of an SLR (verses say a Leica rangefinder) and the fact I can get 72 shots on a 36 exposure roll of 35mm film.

Diptych Photography (+Portraits) – Olympus PEN F

I found I enjoy shooting the Olympus Pen F by taking photos in pairs (diptych) the most.  My Epson V800 scanner recognised each pair of photos as one photo and then I just process the negative scans together and share as one image. Here are a few examples of my diptych photography attempts:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/32681588@N03/24448549133/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/32681588@N03/25048755716
https://www.flickr.com/photos/32681588@N03/24108374623
https://www.flickr.com/photos/32681588@N03/24700556516
https://www.flickr.com/photos/32681588@N03/24661681772/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/32681588@N03/24465986090/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/32681588@N03/24720003156

Triptych Photography – PEN F

I’ve also tried a triptych photography by taking a series of three photos together:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/32681588@N03/25001503701/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/32681588@N03/24110238744
https://www.flickr.com/photos/32681588@N03/24686461711

Olympus PEN F – Detail and Resolution

Despite taking most photos in pairs I am still very impressed at the resolution and detail captured in a single frame.  Here are some more Olympus Pen F film Flickr photos.  I found if I used super fine grain film such as E6 Fuji Provia 100 F or Ilford Pan F 50 B&W film the resolution is pretty amazing for the small negative size!

https://www.flickr.com/photos/32681588@N03/24836553200
https://www.flickr.com/photos/32681588@N03/25038354841

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