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How to Shoot 35mm Film (Story 1)

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How to Shoot 35mm Film (Story 1)

This week we tried to weave the beautiful experience of film photography with a bit of a how-to-video with the hopes of inspiring you to get out and capture your environment. The entire experience of shooting film from choosing your film stock, to manually loading the film, to the sexy sound of winding the film after each photo, well it all just begs you to slow down, to focus on the moment at hand, and take it all in and then… the most important part… to stay present. No checking how the photo turned out, no re-taking the selfie, not even the need to see how many likes it got. Nope, a film camera gives you the luxury of hoping that you captured the moment and letting that be enough. And while I can go on and on about the lessons that film has already taught me – and this was just my first roll ! – the main thing that making this story taught me is how lucky I am to have a partner as patient and thoughtful as Lou! His work ethic is unlike anyone I have ever met and the passion he pours into creating these beautiful moments each week never ceases to amaze me. I’m grateful for this week’s video for reminding me of time spent: hanging at second hand camera stores, capturing special moments with dear friends, and enjoying perfect moments of summer when you feel surrounded by love. FRIENDS IN THE VIDEO: Jess: @wholygoodness Luisa: @luyanoms Alix: @ouijetaimeaussi Maansi: @themaans

 

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