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One side of photo dark (Pentax K1000, Kodak UltraMax)

I noticed in a scan I got back from the lab that one side of the photo is much darker than the other, in a gradient type of way. What reason could this be for? The photo was shot on a Pentax K1000 at ...
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Pentax K1000 settings question

I have a Pentax K1000 and 400 film that I’ll be using with it. I wanted to take some photos of my newborn in the hospital and was curious of the recommended settings I should use. Really want these ...
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Why did my developed photos come out discoloured and grainy?

I recently had some film developed on my Pentax K1000 for the first time and my photos came out very strange. I’ve scoured the internet to find similar film photos to figure out why mine came out like ...
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top right side of my film photos have some sort of light leaks

The right side of the image has some sort of obvious light leak I'm unsure what is causing it, e.g. the lens, the camera etc. I have checked for leaks and I don't think I found any. The camera is a ...
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Why have all negatives been exposed to one frame?

I recently shot a roll of kodak 200 (36 exposures) and got them developed on the high street and all 36 shots have been exposed onto one frame, shown on the attached image; all other 35 frames are ...
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Can 35mm film be developed if it's been ripped out of canister?

I am a total beginner and my Pentax K 1000 has jammed a few times. Being the noob I am I ripped the film from the canister. I have the film rolls but the film itself is not in the canister. Can I ...
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Pentax K1000 View Finder Circles [duplicate]

I'm new to film photography and I have the Pentax k 1000 when I look through the view finder I see two circles one small one in the center surrounded by another larger circle... what do these ...
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Pentax K1000 Hotshoe Broken

I have a Pentax K1000 that I've been using for a while with a Neewer TT560 Flash Speedlite via the hotshoe. However, for whatever reason the flash has now stopped firing when the shutter closes. I'...
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What shutter and aperture should I use with a Pentax K1000 and ISO 400 film indoors?

I'm shooting with a Pentax K1000 for the first time ever, and plan to shoot indoors at night with somewhat substantial light (lamps, lights, etc). I'm confused as to what shutter speed (I was thinking ...
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Pentax k1000 lens with Nikon d3200? [duplicate]

My first camera was a Pentax k1000, can I use the 1 : 2 50mmlens from the Pentax k100 on my Nikon digital SLR?
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What are the relative pros and cons of a Pentax K1000 or Nikon F for getting into film photography?

I want to get into film photography and go back to the roots to really learn about the techniques. Would you guys recommend the Pentax K1000 or the Nikon F, and why?
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Does the Pentax K1000 have a sensor for a remote shutter release?

I have a self-portrait assignment for photography class, but the Pentax k1000 that I'm shooting with doesn't have a self timer. I have a shutter release remote that I use for my other film cameras, ...
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