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15 March 2014

Playing with film


It's been at least a year since I've shot film. I was a late adapter to digital, holding out until 2006 before I made the switch, but it was a startlingly fast (and wistful) transition; my film cameras very quickly found themselves gathering dust in a corner of my studio. Ever since, I've rarely used film, but lately I've become interested in it again -- because it is just so beautiful! Look at this picture I took last weekend in Denver, of the large Swiss clock in front of the REI store in the Riverfront/Lodo neighborhood. I had to do absolutely nothing to it to make it look this rich and gorgeous. It came out of the camera looking beautiful, all I did was get rid of a few dust spots in Photoshop and straighten the image.

I'll post a few more beautiful film images tomorrow, if I have time. Have a great Saturday, everyone!

5 comments:

Barbara Farr said...

Nice!

Bibi said...

I feel nostalgic for film, too, but even more because I sold my old film cameras....shoulda kept 'em.

This photo is a beautiful example of film's qualities.

William Kendall said...

It's a beautiful shot. I'm a late convert to digital too.

Randy said...

Wonderful film shot.

Lois said...

It is beautiful!