Took it for a trip to the Japanese Gardens. Lots of big goldfish and ponds with big lily pads. Some flowers were blooming. And... some good some bad to report. The cloth curtain didn't function correctly at 1/500 of a second and I got a handful of mostly black negatives. At slower speeds there seems to be no problem and the camera adjusted apertures seemed good. The manual worked ok too. Just nothing worked right at 1/500. Maybe it was just stiff from not being operated in probably forty years.
This is a pretty simple SLR aimed at the family photographer. Set the shutter speed and the EX AUTO sets the aperture. However, you could change the ISO up or down for under or over exposure I'd imagine. No plus or minus corrections in half steps in the controls. However, with film that now days you develop and scan the negatives, the over and under exposure doesn't mean much. What can't be corrected in the scanning can be corrected...or adjusted to your liking with various photo manipulation software. If you have Windows you can get a free download of IrfanView for manipulation of images.
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