While I had a few forays into the world of cameras growing up – at school and via my mom – it was diving into film photography during my undergrad that pulled me in for good.
Film still holds a special place in my heart. Unlike digital where you can shoot almost endlessly, film by design forces you to slow down and savor every shot.
I experiment with different formats primarily 120, 35 mm and 110 and mostly shoot film for personal projects, with friends, or while travelling which makes the photos even more special to me.
Developing a roll feels like Christmas, you don’t know what you’re getting under the tree. I often leave rolls undeveloped for months at a time and forget what is on them.
The surprise of seeing the photographs come to life, often with interesting unintentional quirks is all part and parcel of the process. There is beauty in the mistakes.