This is exactly the same thing that my friend and collegue, who fixed my camera, said to me!
Originally Posted by Gerald Koch
I have shot a test roll (cheap Konica colour film, a gift from the shop when I printed some XP2 proofs) using "sunny-16". I asked for development only because I was not even sure that something would have showed up! To my great amazement, the pics look ok: neither the camera+lens nor my judgement in exposing was that bad after all
It's now time to put some Tri-X inside and walk around the city.
I definitely need a meter, though, but I wouldn't like to spend too much on it (because I wouldn't use it with my other SRL cameras). Any cheap suggestion?