the impossible project

polaroids

 

Last month I found this camera at Don’s Photo Equipment – an awesome treasure trove of a photography shop. (If you’re in Dallas, definitely go and check them out!)

It’s one of the most classic cameras ever, and I am now the excited and proud owner of a Polaroid One-Step Rainbow SX-70.

I also own a Polaroid Alpha Land SX-70 camera, and just finished off the weekend by shooting a pack of The Impossible Project’s PX-70 film at a camping trip. I’ll scan those images tomorrow, and share them :)

I’m inspired to shoot instant film by two awesome people, Justin Goode and Daniel Rodrigue.

the beauty of film

I’m discovering more and more just how much I love the analog medium. With fewer shots per roll/film pack, you have to think about the shot so much more – and that’s really teaching me to think much more about each shot.

I’m learning to be competent in the darkroom too: rolling the film, mixing the chemicals,  timing the processes, cutting the negatives, making contact sheets, using the enlarger, and, the best part, in my opinion – developing the prints. Gently sloshing the liquid in the tray, and watching the image grow on the paper is so magical.

A few collages of some recent film photos. 35mm color film, 35mm b&w film, 120 color, 120 b&w, 35mm color reversal, and The Impossible Project Polaroid film.

 

I’m now offering all-film photoshoots: color reversal film (slide film), true black and white, and polaroid instant film. Contact me about a booking!