The big problem with using the ancient Rolleiflex at night is that the viewfinder is so dark, it’s basically impossible to see what you’re doing. The other big problem is that street lamps are too damn bright, so as soon as you have one in frame it’s just a blown-out blob of light (petition to dim down Berlin’s street lamps for easier night photography). The remaining big problem is that I forgot to take my cable shutter release with me and so I bumped the camera on a couple shots (petition to stop forgetting things). This shot, however, workout out alright.

1932 Rolleiflex “Old Standard”, Ilford Delta 3200, at ISO 1600 (I develop this in Rodinal and that’s basically what it comes out to, I’d say), scanned negative

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