I do love trying different film. But only BW. Just not into color film testing. I spent years doing that; now, sadly there is only Kodak for color negatives. A sad compromise after living with Fuji’s pinnacle of color possibles.
Can you guess that I just returned from a walkabout to find that the film had fucked up. Yep. Well, I had failed to load, to verify the film advancing.
Since I am in new territory I can easily find a roll (120) worth of images in a half hour, so not much time was lost. But I still hate opening the back to find that the counter was only clicking off revolutions, not film frames. The difference between counting and doing. Between theory and practice. Between electrons and atoms.
But then again, that is the meaning of experience. Mechanics fails- human and human made.