My daughter found her feet. Now all she wants to do is run. But sometimes, just sometimes, she wants the security of holding onto one of my fingers. It’s so bittersweet.

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Life has been so busy lately that l have barely had a chance to pick up my camera, let alone post to this blog. I’ve definitely been missing it. l get withdrawal symptoms when l don’t shoot regularly. l guess it’s my ‘me’ time.

With the weather getting duller and 2 uncooperative models,  l have been practicing some food photography. It’s not easy and if l was to pursue doing this, it requires a lot more planning that l currently give it.

So here is my second roll of film shot with my Canon Eos 3. This time l tried out tri-x 400 black and white film. It was quite a hazy evening and the sun was still quite high in the sky. I’d like to try this film out in a more high contrast situation. Definitely a lot more keepers with this set of film compared to my first and a few more lessons learned. I’m definitely hooked, waiting for my scans and then getting the email that they were done – it was like xmas! But l think l will keep film for specific projects like this – a whole roll at the beach with my family. Thanks for looking and any feedback from film experts greatly appreciated. (Next up will be Portra 400).  

  • July 3, 2014 - 9:09 pm

    Kerry l - How fun! I just sent off a roll of Tri- x shot on my EOS-3 – I hope mine turn out half as good. :) ReplyCancel

  • July 3, 2014 - 8:36 pm

    Catherine - Awesome! Great job–they’re fantastic!!!ReplyCancel

Last night the light was beautiful. It was one of those times that l wished l lived in the middle of nowhere in the highlands of Scotland to take full advantage of it. Instead, l chased the light in my car. Literally. l drove for an hour trying to catch it up and never quite getting there. But here are some pics l did get where you can see just how gorgeous and buttery the light was when it managed to break through the cloud cover. Imagine doing a portrait session just on the edge of that light.

 

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