I have been using the OM4 quite a lot, mainly for colour work; so far it has worked well. On a recent film, however, I found I had numerous blank exposures, even though the camera appeared to be working normally. Then it started to lock up, as if the batteries were flat, even though, on investigation, they weren't, and the camera wouldn't respond to the normal unlocking method, turning the shutter speed to "B". Needless to say, this behaviour couldn't be repeated at home, only when out with film in the camera!
After some fruitless fiddling and cleaning of contacts, followed by outdoor failures, it suddenly occured to me that it is quite chil
I have been happily using both mono and colour film in the film cameras for some time, and was pleased to find on moving that there was a branch of "snappy snaps" here, who still offer a high street C-41 service, and will do a "develop only" if you ask. All was well until about 3 months ago, when it became apparent they were having some sort of meltdown, and it seemed pot luck whether I got back a decent film or not. They have always got more dust on the film than I do at home, but I started getting film back with stuck on crud, apparently from dirty processing solutions; also they have managed to fog film repeatedly to varying degrees, and s