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Old 09-14-2017   #81
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Here's one.. I just got a new one because my old one was totally beaten up, I had been inside of it fixing the aperture with a bit of metal-thread (not knowing ANYTHING about the mechanics of the camera), the lens was heavily scratched and so on.. But the little bugger was sharp and worked flawlessly, this shot was from the last roll I shot with it.. Sometimes I imagine that the old half broken RC is sharper than my new mint condition one..???
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Old 09-15-2017   #82
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Now I see the thread a bit further down on that topic, I'll investigate there.

Definitely a sharp enough lens for purpose but I did make the mistake of scanning my first roll alongside some Leica APO shots and the difference is as stark as you might expect.

I do love the tiny focus throw range and the meter is spot on. I threw a step up ring and third party hood on it's still a tiny setup perfect for take it everywhere stuff. Cool camera!

Wish they still made cameras like this, Olympus XA was my experience of 35mm film when I was younger and only into a point and shoot experience.
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Olympus RC , Foma 100, Rodinal ,v700.

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Old 04-04-2018   #84
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Olympus 35 RC, Kodak 400TX.


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Old 04-25-2018   #85
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Same subject, theme, and camera; different film. Olympus 35 RC, Kodak Portra 400.


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Old 05-10-2018   #86
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Olympus 35 RC, Kodak Portra 400.


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Old 05-11-2018   #87
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Olympus 35 RC, Kodak Portra 400.


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Old 05-15-2018   #88
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Very nice pictures , surprisingly grain free for 400 colour.
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Very nice pictures , surprisingly grain free for 400 colour.
Thanks! I home develop and scan my B&W film, but the color examples were developed and scanned by Precision Camera (via their free developing with Hi-Res Scans for forum members). I don't know if they apply any density corrections or additional grain reduction, but I've been pretty happy with the quality of their service, especially for the price.
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Another one with Portra 400.


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Old 05-15-2018   #92
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How does this lens perform at f/2.8 and f/4 ? I am shooting an assignment with my RC this coming weekend.

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How does this lens perform at f/2.8 and f/4 ? I am shooting an assignment with my RC this coming weekend.

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Here's one at f/2.8, probably at 1/30 or maybe even 1/15.

Olympus 35 RC, Kodak 400TX, developed in LegacyPro L110 at 1:31 for 6.5 minutes.


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Olympus 35 RC, Ilford HP5+, developed in LegacyPro L110 at 1:31 for 5.5 minutes.


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Old 06-29-2018   #96
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The 35RC was the only camera I took on a 1974 trip to Europe.

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I couldn't like more this camera, especially loaded with Ektar, so I basically gived up all my photo gear to just shoot with this little beast.





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I couldn't like more this camera, especially loaded with Ektar, so I basically gived up all my photo gear to just shoot with this little beast.
These are delightful, especially that first one.

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Olympus 35 RC, Ilford HP5+, developed in LegacyPro L110 at 1:31 for 5.5 minutes.


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This a fantastic little camera, that I am a happy owner for the 3rd time (yes, I had one twice and sold it, then had to buy another one back two times )
This is from my last roll of Polypan F, had a lot of dirt on my fixer bottle, and didnt manage to clean it all while rincing, so never mind some dust/dirt spots
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Olympus 35 RC, Ilford HP5+, developed in LegacyPro L110 at 1:31 for 5.5 minutes.


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Hm.

I got an Olympus 35RC in a trade a while back and considered selling it to put the money towards a 50mm LTM lens I want to buy, bbut now that I'm seeing the shots here, I'm not so sure...

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Old 01-23-2019   #103
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The 35RC was my first camera, brilliantly compact and an exellent lens. I still have it:

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Those leaf shuttered OLYMPUS film cameras had some very fine Zuiko lenses fitted to them. Only some Konicas and some Rokkor equipped Minoltas could equal them.
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Had mine for about 5 years now. Keeper, got it CLA'd and mint from german "Om-Doktor" (he was Olympus Service technician back in the days... if you live in the EU, he's your man).

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Lovely gradient of light from right to left in this.


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Really like this -- the enigmatic expressions, the balance of light and dark. Nicely done!


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I got an Olympus 35RC in a trade a while back and considered selling it to put the money towards a 50mm LTM lens I want to buy, bbut now that I'm seeing the shots here, I'm not so sure...

Olympus made great lenses. Keep the RC!
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This thread is packed with nice images. I've only shot a partial roll with my RC... test shots, but, I was impressed with the results. T-Max 100, scanned on Epson v550.



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Lovely gradient of light from right to left in this.
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Olympus 35 RC, Ilford HP5+, developed in LegacyPro L110 at 1:31 for 5.5 minutes.


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