Minolta X-700 – Take I

So here’s a little sample of my first go with the X-700. Happy with it so far!
I only used programmed automatic and shot them all within 2 hours. So there certainly wasn’t a whole lot of thinking/planning/creativity involved… Simply trying to get the feel of it.

And it feels goood!
Can’t wait to go out on the streets and shoot some more.

Things used: Vivitar Series 1 24-70 mm / 3.8-4.8 and 70-210 mm 2.8-4.0, DM Paradies 200 (35mm, ISO 200) – very cheap film, Canon Canon MP560
Find all of it: https://www.flickr.com/photos/selinaboye/sets/72157653901133176

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“Jack of all trades – master of none”

Jacks of all trades, generalists, “Hans Dampf in allen Gassen”, whatever you might choose to call it; if you have no idea what I am talking about – I am referring to those kinds of people who are reasonably competent with a variety of skills, but who don’t stick out in a particular one. It’s almost like a trade-off; either be reasonably good at many things or master one (or a few) particular skill(s). Being a generalist as opposed to being a specialist. If you find yourself having an exceptionally long list of passions and interests that also seems to be subject to constant transformation …you might want to start calling yourself a “Jack” also. Other potential symptoms? Continue reading