It’s a totally portable 35mm film travel camera and amazing small. I was really excited to get it. However, after shooting two test rolls of film, I discovered it has it’s drawbacks…
**Be sure to check out my 35mm film test rolls after the fold**
I’ve been wracking my brains for several months now, studying travel and subcompact cameras in an effort to find a great way to shoot street photography on the cheap. I’ve found some cool options, for example:
I’m totally psyched to be gearing up to shoot 35mm film again! It seems like a lifetime ago when I was using real film to shoot photos. But, I’ve been thinking about shooting film for a long time now. Especially since the more technology is speeding up, the more it’s drawing on looks of the past (Instagram, Photoshop plugins, etc.).
After reading this article on the bbc.com on shooting celluloid film, and in particular 8mm film, I went fishing. Look at the great links I caught:
An awesome organization based in Brooklyn, teaching celluloid filmmaking:
And here’s a list of 8mm film resources in New York City:
That got me thinking about what it costs to shoot 8mm film in New York City. I think these guys may have the best pricing around. They also sell cameras and film. I’ll have to stop by their showroom:
And this is a place in LA that’s all about 8mm film/cameras/education:
As I’ve been thinking about music videos lately, I thought I’d put some interesting black and white work here I could refer back to for inspiration!
Retro Art Commercial:
The famous photographer Gavin Watson: