The Art of Film Photography
Image by George Muncey

Image by George Muncey

 

We can all agree that camera would probably be one of the greatest invention of all time. Without it, immortalizing memories would have never been possible. And so as time progresses and world changes, there's a lot of things happened with the way we take photographs. 

We can say that it became easier and innovative as time passed, and it also became a part of our every day life. Pictures we capture have improved drastically, quality-wise, and also attainable for every person on the planet to have one with them all the time. As oppose to past generation that taking images is something that is rare and takes a lot of time.

 
Image by Maria Krapivko

Image by Maria Krapivko

 

But as we explore more ways on making our life easier, there's this growing community of people that enjoys the old ways.

And that is the people that reviving the use of film in photography.

 
Image by Simon Enagonia

Image by Simon Enagonia

 

This group of people relives the old ways of capturing photos and enjoys every single second of it.

They love the process of capturing and taking time on developing it into this piece of art that they are unsure if it will turn out good or not. More than the image itself, it's more of the practice and techniques that revolves around it that makes it fantastic and exciting.

Exercising photography using film is not as simple as you might think. It demands a lot of time, overflowing creativity and passion.

 
Image by Stephen Shore

Image by Stephen Shore

 

The camera they used are not as facile as you might imagine. They put a lot of time researching the tools they need and where they can get them for we all know most of those cameras aren't available on normal stores.

 
Image by Jaicel Asegurado

Image by Jaicel Asegurado

It can be very expensive and time consuming, but something about it makes you want to explore more. Taking photos and capturing moments through film gives you this feeling of anticipation. The photo itself no matter how ordinary your subject is, gives a whole another meaning to it. 

And that what makes it worthwhile.