A new reader asks about the Olympus Trip 35!

Hi guys and girls!

Hope you are doing well? Amongst 100s of requests, I have had an email from the following person asking for advice about the Olympus Trip 35, a camera that is particularly close to my heart!

Here is what the email says:

Hello Jak!


I have recently gotten a Trip 35 and stumbled upon your WordPress blog while looking for advise and while I haven’t had the chance to shoot as much as you yet, I have a concern which I hope you could help me with!
You mentioned in a post that films with ISO 800 to 1600 would work well with the Trip, and as I have gotten my hands on the discontinued Fujifilm Natura 1600, I was wondering what would be the best way to make use of this film and if there are any recommendations for the settings before I shoot, or even tips of how I can fully make use of the Trip 35 for daily use!
Would be really glad to get some advise from you as I have not used a film camera in years.
Kind Regards
So in reply to you, Crystal, here is a link to my posts on this blog talking about using ISO 800 or ISO 1600 films with an Olympus Trip camera   >> https://filmcamera999.wordpress.com/2013/04/19/by-popular-demand-more-about-what-the-olympus-trip-can-do-and-how-to-do-it/
I am also offering brand new Olympus Trip covering kits and also 2 fully refurbished Olympus Trip 35 cameras with these new covers fitted, too….take a look >> https://twitter.com/scarlett99998
Once again, Crystal, thanks for your email and feel free to contact me again if you need any advice!

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