Black and White Film Photographs

March 13, 2014

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As I am sure you noticed, I have started to post a lot of Black and White Film Photographs lately. I took a film course last spring semester (a year ago!) and my professor had lost my portfolio over the summer. He recently found it so I have scanned the prints that I made in the dark room. I did a few sets of portraits (Ashleigh's here and more to come!). Another half of the course was to pick a place and return every week to shoot a few rolls of film. I wandered around one day and stumbled upon a beautiful set of twisting alleys. (This is where I take a lot of my outfit photos!) The alleys have such character, such intricate yet decaying architecture. Spiraling rusting gates and chipped gargoyles. They are also filled with trash. I find this to be a sort of unconventional beauty. I spent an entire semester taking rolls and rolls of film in these alleys. I spent a lot of time going through my contact sheets choosing which ones to print and which ones to include in my portfolio. These are the sixteen photos that I chose (maybe you notice that each set of two sort of have a theme?). I absolutely love shooting film and making dark room prints. I think that to be a  successful photographer it is important to learn how to shoot in analog with film. I'm definitely going to start to share more of my film work on the blog, I have a few more film portrait sets to share so be sure to follow on Bloglovin' !



  1. These photos are beautiful, learning to take and develop film photos is on my to-do list. Can
    to wait to see the others you're going to share!

  2. These are beautiful!

  3. these photos are beautiful, it's great your professor found your portfolio, it would be such a shame to lose these.

  4. Really great photos. I love the quiet, off the beaten path city look to these and i did notice the two pattern.
    Great job. I will be learning this film stuff soon and cant wait, so thanks for the awesome inspiration!

  5. these photos are lovely!

  6. Sometimes B+W can capture the little things and a mood color can never compare to!

  7. gorgeous photos!


  8. I've been experimenting with photography myself! These are lovely prints :D

  9. these photographs are amazing, juliette. seriously. beautiful job.


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