A few recent captures around the house with my Hasselblad and Fuji Fp-3000B film.
Here are a few of my current thoughts and inspirations this month.
- Honored by your response to my previous Photo Life post on Digital vs. Film - I think we all agree that both sets of images are beautiful, but there is something about film that is hard to replicate.
- Struggling with the fact that some of my favorite film has been discontinued (Fuji Fp-100c and Fuji Fp-3000b). I am really trying to wrap my head around how selective I will have to be when reaching for one of my film cameras.
- Loving the new project life instax products. I can't wait to create an entire album full of instax photos.
- I wrote a guest post last month on Becky Higgins' blog. I shared some of my thoughts on fostering love between your children. I really poured my heart into that one, I hope you can relate.
- I am definitely looking forward to summer break and having some uninterrupted time with my girls.
- So inspired by Leslie's film images.
- Loving this project life layout by Kari - love her clean, simple style.
- Kirstin's tips for using a selfie stick for overhead shots is simply genius.
I'd love to know what you have been enjoying this month, please do share.
I am a firm believer that creativity needs constraints. I talked a bit about that in my post, Photo Life 3: Traveling with Photography Gear.
I have been on one too many trips where I have packed too many cameras, too much film, and I felt burdened by the sheer weight of carrying it all.
For this trip, I had one roll of film - Ilford HP5 Black and White. And that's it.
Here are my favorites from the roll, starting with Seattle.
I love how the grain of these black and white photos make them seem like they were taken in the 1950's or 60's.
And Portland shines on black and white film.
Leftover beads from Mardi Gras were around every corner in New Orleans. But it is the contrast and architecture of the city that stood out for me the most, and this black and white film captures that essence. A few links:
- I'm a guest over at habit this month, contributing photos + words. I am immensely enjoying capturing bits of my daily life to share. I am in good company.
- I've created a tumblr blog where I am posting some of my film work. I don't expect any changes here, I just love sharing on that platform as well.
A couple of weeks ago, my husband and I took a quick trip to New Orleans. We make this trip quite often. New Orleans holds such a special place in our hearts. This is where we met, dated, and married almost eleven years ago.
It was the quiet stillness of the our mornings that I loved the most - breakfast in bed, coffee while we watched the sun come up, and slowly easing into the day.
More images coming soon.
The beginnings of a good morning ....
We have had a particularly cold winter this year in Atlanta.
These images were captured a couple of weeks ago, when the city was came to a stand still. It was quite nice to have a "forced" break and spend some days together at home, as a family.
And although cold, the snow was quite beautiful.