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Ricoh FF-300d + Silberra Pan 160 test

About the film:
To begin with, I almost never shot on low-sensitivity black and white film, so when I got the results, I was quite surprised by the low grain size (who would have thought). The images of people and detailed subjects on this film are quite good, showing all the little details and taking a lot of time to look at them. I also really like the contrast and the fact that black doesn't fade into anything else. My main principle in evaluating black and white film is that if black is black and doesn't go into a dark gray, then the film is simply good by default and I will get exactly the result I hoped for. This film is not outstanding, it doesn't have high sensitivity (which is important when shooting in low light conditions), it doesn't have a name after all, and there are no iconic photos taken on this film. But black is everything, for me personally, and the Silberra Ultima 160 gives me the results I need, so I can't say it's a bad film at all. However, it is not variable, and it is certainly not reliable. Since the film is not produced on a very large scale (not like Kodak or Fujifilm, Ilford or Fomapan), I'm afraid that different batches will have slightly different properties and therefore different results. In view of this, I probably will not be able to switch to it, and use it for professional work. But I hope this company will do well and they can bring their films to life.

I won't say much about the camera:
The camera seemed simple and generic at first, but after a closer look I realized that it does have its own soul and face. For example, a huge screen on the top of the camera where you can watch the number of shots, rewind, see the value of light sensitivity (you can put any film in this camera and manually select the ISO, which is rare for point-and-shoot). In addition, the lens is great, very sharp and bright, so in some situations, I took pictures without flash and get quite good photos. Plus the camera is weighty, well built, and because of the sharp photos do not dare to call it a point-and-shoot.