Playing with Film – January 2013

I recently dug out my film camera from college. I thought it would be a nice change of pace to what I am usually doing, so I started taking it for a walk during my lunch breaks in downtown Phoenix. I also hit up the Mesa LDS Temple lights during Christmas. There were also a few surprises on there from a few years ago.

These are straight out of the camera. I don’t make any promises that they are good. Consider it an exercise in patience and a willingness to fail for the cost of a roll of film.

I have a few more rolls around, so I am going to see what I can do from here. A little blurb follows each photo, so I can ruminate on what I did wrong.

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It’s my baby not long after she was born. I forgot taking this at least 18 months ago.

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This was from the same day as the photo above of my baby. Just a pile of shoes at a playground in Woodruff, Ariz.

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Just a shot in the neighborhood on a rainy day. I actually can’t remember if I did this as a double exposure or not.

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This is an attempt at a double exposure. You might be able to see the water as the second exposure in the air over the temple. You can also see how it seems like I lean slightly in every photo.

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This is a triple exposure of the star above the main nativity scene at the Mesa LDS Temple.

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A much more recent shot of my baby.

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A double exposure I really want to try again in color. One exposure is a wall of vines and the second is an electric mural in downtown Phoenix.

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This is a double exposure I didn’t get right at all. You can slightly see the larger Michael Jackson next to the smaller one.

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One last shot of my baby, and the last shot available on the roll.

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