Looking through a new roll of developed film never gets old.
When I opened the package I remembered why I love film photography so much.
I picked up two rolls of portra 400 back in the beginning of February. With everything being closed I wasn’t able to get them until the other day.
Ever since I regularly started shooting with my point-and-click I haven’t felt the desire to use my 6D as much. I have a better time going out, taking snapshots and not worrying about the technical aspects of photography. I can click the shutter and capture the moment.
Quick and easy.
With that said, here are my portra 400 film selects from the months of February and March. I hope you enjoy!
She’s taken care of kids all her life. One time I got in trouble so bad that she put me in a scissors lock until I apologised for being a brat to my sister. Now that I’m older she teaches me about child development and puts into perspective what it takes to be a parent. Love is always first, she tells me. Unconditional love.
This might be my favourite photo from both rolls. Not because it’s aesthetically the best, but because the nostalgic value to me. Pictured here is Nana and Mica. I imagine coming across this photo 20 years from now in a stored-away album. I already cherish this one.
4. Through the clearing, Mt Hope Bridge. I went for a walk that ended up taking three hours. The minute details became profound, ordinary scenes were intrinsically meaningful and thats all I could ever want on a Spring afternoon.
8. I never walked into a house with so much character. The walls were filled with personality and the rooms welcoming and warm.
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“Double exposure is caused by taking two pictures on the same piece of film.” – Fujifilm Troubleshooting
That’s the notice I received when I opened the envelope to see my developed film.
Most cameras are designed to prevent double exposure, but my Nikon one-touch 100 was not.
This past summer I brought two rolls of film with me to the Açores. It wasn’t until two weeks ago that I got them developed.
Before getting them developed, I had bought two new rolls of Fujicolor 200 that I planned on using to take pictures around Rhode Island.
At some point I mixed up the four rolls and loaded my Açores film a second time thinking it was a new roll of film.
The outcome of these photos were surprising to me. At first glance I didn’t even recognise what I was looking at.
I found an even light, turned the photos multiple ways, and looked closer to see which photos of mine merged during the development process.
Some of the images came out odd, the others I found intriguingly abstract and peculiar in a good way. I didn’t intentionally make these images, but overall I’m happy with how different they are than my normal digital photos.
After looking over the 76 photos or so, I selected these 10 Images that I want to share with you today!
Pico, Azores in July, 2019
Rhode Island in February, 2020
Although It would’ve been nice to see the original photos I took (especially from the Açores) I can’t complain with the outcome. These photos are unlike anything I’ve taken before and part of what makes me like them so much is how my two homes found a way to merge into one.
Cheers to that.
If anyones had a similar experience I’d love to hear about it! Tell me your story and whether you liked the outcome or not!
Check out some of my previous articles from New England and of course, the Açores.