Trente-cinq millimètre


I get asked, at least once a week, “How do I make my images look as though they were shot on film? What’s the best film look software?”. Well, the answer to that question is always the same – “Buy a film camera, buy some film, and shoot film”

To be honest, I haven’t shot film for a while, so I took my Olympus Mju-II and a few rolls of Agfa Vista+ 200 film on holiday to France with me. I love the Mju, it has to be one of our photographic modern classics – compact, stylish and it produces great images. Why Agfa Vista film? Because it cost £1 a roll in the local Pound Shop, no other reason. I had the film (I only shop one roll) developed and scanned at the Intermarche, the hypermarket close to our family home in Bergerac. I think they did a pretty good job.

Every time I get a film back I promise I’m going to start shooting more again, I still love how it looks, the fact that what you see is what you get, nothing on these shots has been edited. These are ALL the images off the disc…
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  1. I love shooting film but don’t have a camera to shoot it with anymore. I know, I can find cheap ones all over. But I like a camera that I fell in love with 🙂 I do still have a Polaroid landcamera but the film is difficult to come by and quite expensive!


  2. This is so true. I also got some of the VSCO Film packs and while they are great, it’s still not the same. About three weeks ago I was looking at the developed pics from a roll of Kodak Gold which I bought in the drugstore and was totally amazed how beautiful the colours came out. And pretty much like you, I always make the promise then to shoot more film, to find the time for it and really make it happen.


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