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A selection of Yashica T5 shots.

The Hive

The Yashica T5 was the camera the got me firmly back into this compact camera shooting lark … I have plenty to say about this camera but for now I thought I’d share a few photos.

This was taken of my daughter eating one evening around christmas, the light in the room was awful, I was really surprised the image came out as well as it did! The film was XP2.

Taken With yashica t5 and xp2
Christmas morning, taken with fuji superior 800, it might be grainy as, but content is king eh?

Christmas 2012

Taken in the Hive in Worcester, the exposure seems a little low, possibly due to the backlighting. I like it though.

Inside the hive

A real favorite of mine this one, she just lay on the floor… It had to be photographed!

I really like the yellow square

Some lads reading comics in the hive.

Inside the Hive

Another indoor shot showing some underexposure. I found this a lot with this camera, despite it having quite slow shutter speeds available to it, it quite often seemed to underexpose rather than use them!

Inside the Hive


Inside the Hive

and again.

Inside the Hive

I shall post some more thoughts on these and the camera at a later date. For now though, it is a great camera that perhaps does deserve its cult status if not the price they demand.

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