Wednesday, July 15, 2015

January-March on Film

I went through a long period last year where I felt a bit discouraged when it came to shooting film, but I'm honestly loving shooting film again. These were shot with my Pentax ME Super and 50mm lens on Lomography Color Negative 100 film. I wouldn't say it's my favourite film to shoot on - I think I need to stick with a higher ISO speed with the kinds of pictures I take but it's always good to learn these things.

Also, just so you guys know I've decided to implement a posting schedule for the first time - I'm going to post every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Friday will be music-based whether it's a playlist or something else (I have some ideas!). I also want to start doing videos and put my University degree to use.

This picture was so different in person and through the lens when I took it. I had positioned my hand to cover the sun coming in the window so my hand was backlit - I'm a little bummed it didn't turn out and that the image I saw only exists in my head, but I do like this too.

Birthday confetti
I took this on the bus on my way to work on my last day. I really love the way it turned out.
I could take pictures of the sky forever
View from home - I never tire of it
Pink sky
Beautiful sky
Fairy lights
I never get sick of palm pictures
We're looking down on the clouds...
I'd spent the day with my best friend Emma and we stopped to get Petrol
Car mirror selfie
Little horse charm in Emma's car
My mum has had this statue forever and I've never cared for it much. It used to reside in the lounge room but luckily we've moved it to a different room now.
Last day of work. I cannot stress how hot this day was!
It was so hot this day and I felt really bad for this pregnant girl who was waiting for the bus!
Mum walking at the shops
The best time of day for me is between 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. when the sun sets.
This was a good day. I chilled at home and read Rookie magazine and then some friends came over.
Work Office
My favourite time of day to take a bath...

I have got another post like this one coming soon so look out for that. In the meantime, let me know in the comments what your favourite 35mm film is... ♥


  1. Wow, I'm really interested in film photography but I never really get a chance to buy my own camera. Haha, maybe someday! And I love the posting pattern idea, it makes blogging really organized. Good luck on that! Love the photos! :)

    1. You can pick up film cameras relatively cheap on eBay but it's the developing & film costs that adds up.

      Thank you - I need all the luck I can get! For some reason whenever I set a plan in motion and say it out loud I always fail at following through. x

  2. I loooove these sort of posts! And the pictures look amazing, very well done!

  3. Such gorgeous pictures. I love the birthday confetti one the best! I've always wanted to try shooting on film, what did you start on?
    Have a great humpday :)

    1. Thank yo Karen!
      Oooh I honestly can't remember which camera I used first. I think I picked up the Lomography Fisheye camera to play with at first. If I was to recommend a good 35mm film camera I'd say you should go for an SLR like the Canon AE-1. You should have a dig around flickr :)

  4. Another reminder why film is so classic. I've never shot with it before but I can say these turned out beautifully - especially when there's a play on light. Since you've had experience with it, do you prefer the feel of a digital or film camera? Or perhaps you enjoy the best of both worlds? I'm keen to know.
    Also, I am looking forward to those videos! :)

    1. Thank you Rachel! Hmmm I definitely think each one has their place, as does Instant film. I prefer digital for taking pictures of products and what not for blog posts, but I definitely prefer film for capturing memories and people; I just think it's warmer and people look more beautiful on film. :)


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