35mm film project

As far back as I can remember I have always had a thing for cameras and taking photos. There are hundreds of negatives and 3×5 photographs at my parents house that I still go through and reminisce.  Something about film is so nostalgic and you know that I am a sucker for stuff like that.

So after attending WPPI in March, I got all inspired by some fellow photographer friends and decided to pick up a personal project to get my creative juices (re)flowing.  At the time, I was feeling kind of stagnant and uninspired and needed something fun and different to look forward to.  That’s when I borrowed a 35mm Contax from a good friend of mine and started playing around with film.

The whole process was so fun!  Loading, clicking, winding and rewinding… so so so cool.

Then! I remember that my dad had a really neat looking metal and black Canon 35mm from the 70’s.  He dug it out for me and I dusted it off and put it to use.  Of the 5 rolls and 100+ images I took, there were really only a handful I am pleased with.

I’m not going to lie, when I picked up the developed negatives and loaded the scanned files onto my computer I was a little disappointed with the outcome.  Though I suppose I shouldn’t be too hard on myself considering it was the first time in well over 10 years that I even picked up a FULLY manual camera.

Regardless, I am addicted and excited to continue to master this whole thing and can’t wait to see where this all goes.

Here are a few images from my first batch.






Kindra Kling - April 3, 2014 - 2:23 pm

Absolutely Love!! you are so talented!

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