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Street photography May 17, 2024 Street photography with film: first color roll with Kodak Portra 400

Here we go, as promised, with the first official color film roll. In reality, this is actually my very first film roll in street photography. I used a Kodak Portra 400 ISO, which was quite expensive, especially for the compact analog camera I used, a simple Yashica Minitec. As expected, the colors, although somewhat faded, …

Street photography May 12, 2024 Street photography with film: first bw roll

Here we come, finally I’ve received the scans of the first two rolls taken with my compact camera Yshica minitec. These are my first results of street photography using film. I shoot with Kodak Portra 400 color (wonderfull but really expensive) and Ilford hp5+ 400 bw. I love the tones and fine grain of Kodak. …

Street photography May 1, 2024 Shooting film in street photography and everyday life

Yes I know. In a recent post I wrote that I shoot digitally in street photography explaining my reasons and preferences over film. But in last month I tried also using film starting with a simple compact film camera, a beautiful Yashica minitec that I’ve bought online for 60 euros (some shops sell it also …