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“Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow." – Imogen Cunningham

“A portrait is not made in the camera but on either side of it.” – Edward Steichen

Film on a Monday

I had meant to put this up on Friday, but I suppose it's equally as good to start a week with film as it is to end one with it.

I have to admit that I'm not totally sure what film this is any more. I think it's Portra 160. But it may be Fuji 160S instead. Anyway, it's definitely color film. :)

I don't know if I've mentioned it recently, but I love lavender. Photographing it, smelling it, even eating the edible variety in fancy baked goods. I love putting a few drops of lavender oil on my pulse points. It's just so good in every way.

This Japanese maple begged me to photograph it backlit. What could I do but comply?

More lavender. Like I said, I love it. And there's something about soft purple and green that just goes amazingly well together.

And there's something about the quality of light in this last photograph that digital just wouldn't have been able to capture in the same way. Highlights are much yummier on film. Take my word for it. :)

Happy Monday!


  1. Cartridge
    That Red flowers are so sweet and cute.............

  2. I love the lavender images. I have never photographed on film after coming back to photography, so I canot compare the two. It looks to me the colors have much less saturation on your film images than on digital. Do you process them at all for posting, or just scan and put up on blog?

  3. Hey Izabela, these are scans from my lab, so I haven't done anything to them in post. Yeah, the colors do seem less saturated. It's hard to say though if that's the scan or the film, but it's some combination of both. I recently bought a scanner, and now I have more control over the whole process. Which is great, but it makes for a bit more work.


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