Okay, so those first few rolls were nothing short of tragic, and in all honesty rather embarrassing. Saying that, something clicked on my fifth roll, I focused on the SRT-202, got comfortable and I did not try and push the ASA. My focus seemed spot on, my reading of the exposure may have been a … Continue reading Chapter 5: Gaining Confidence
This next chapter is to show the pain I went through on my first few rolls. I hate this idea and perception that you can simply pick up a 35mm camera and shoot with it, there seems to be this glorified perception that it is "easy". It only becomes "easy" when you give it the … Continue reading Chapter 4: No Pain No Gain
The journey into 35mm does not just start with the camera, choosing the right film stock is very important. Being clear on how I wanted to shoot would allow me to pick the film stock that would work for me. However, the issue I had, is I had no photographic identity, I simply did not know … Continue reading Chapter 3: Film stock, what film stock?
One would think any camera choice is easy, however it never is. In fact I found choosing an analog camera a thousand times harder than a digital one. The point of my journey through 35mm was to not only tell the stories but it was to get me closer to the components of how everything … Continue reading Chapter 2: Pick Thy Camera
If, like me, you love photos and the stories they tell, this blog should be of some interest. I hope to take you on my journey learning 35mm film with all the mistakes and errors that come with it. My name is Alex, 26 years young, and I have been producing and film making for … Continue reading Chapter 1: The intro