The Reasons

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Mamiya RZ Pro II, Kodak Portra 160NC, 110mm lens, f/2.8. St. Louis, MO.

SURE, I’M COMMITTED TO FILM — BUT WHY? WHAT MAKES IT WORTH THE EFFORT OF CREATING AND MAINTAINING MY OWN LAB? THE ANSWERS AWAIT.

Why I Shoot Film

FILM ALLOWS ME TO SPEND MORE TIME WITH MY FAMILY, LESS TIME WITH MY EYES GLUED TO A COMPUTER SCREEN.

ONE: THE LOOK OF IT. Film has a distinctive look and feel – an incredible color palette and tangible softness. Film is where it’s at, visually. You may have tried to make your digital images look like film and failed – or just realized that the easiest way to get the look of film is to shoot film.

TWO: THE EASE OF IT

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