Film Photography

#ishootfilm

I’m still having fun cropping and filtering my film photos and uploading them to Instagram. If you’d like to follow me there, I’m mobilene. Look me up! Or here’s a link to my stream: http://instagram.com/mobilene.

I really enjoy just noodling around with these images, seeing what happens when I try this filter or that. I love how I often get a completely different feel compared to the originals. The results are lo-res, most suitable for viewing on a phone or, as long as you don’t look at them at full resolution, on a computer. I’m sure they’d make terrible prints.

I tag all of my work on Instagram with #ishootfilm, among other tags. It’s also fun to see what work others are posting under that tag. Using it, I’ve found and followed a few other photographers who do interesting work.

Here are a few of my favorite photos since the last time I shared these with you. This is the covered bridge at Bridgeton, shot with my Kodak Monitor Six-20 on expired Kodacolor II film which wast misprocessed as black-and-white. The filter I chose added the yellowing effects around the edges, which makes the bridge itself pop.

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This is the dragon ride at the Indiana State Fair, shot with my Olympus XA on Fujicolor Superia X-tra 800. I applied a “viewfinder” filter in BeFunky for this look.

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A sculpture outside at the Indiana State Museum, shot with my Pentax Spotmatic on probably Arista Premium 400. I applied a tilt-shift filter.

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A daylily, shot with my Nikon N60 on expired Kodak Gold 200. The filter I used promised a sunlight effect, which washed out the upper right corner a little.

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The Methodist church in Morgantown, IN. Nikon N60 on expired Kodak Gold 200. I forget what filter I used but it really brought out the colors in the bricks.

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A suburban street corner. Rollei A110, expired Fuji Superia 200 film, size 110. I applied three separate filters to get this unreal look.

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Dodge Charger at the Mecum auction. Olympus XA on Arista Premium 400. The filter I used only added this blue tint.

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1963 Corvette at the Mecum auction. Olympus XA on Arista Premium 400. I applied a light-leak filter that gave this purple effect, and tilted the image off center.

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Here’s a gallery of even more of these photos.

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Last updated on 20 March 2020 by Jim Grey

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