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Update: I’m Still Shooting Film

I haven't posted in quite a while, so I just wanted to write a quick post giving a little update. I'm still shooting film and I'm still going to be posting on here and on my YouTube channel. Kelsey and I have recently moved to a new home and we had to move all of… Continue reading Update: I’m Still Shooting Film

Black and White Photography · film photography · Film Photography Community · List Article · Nikon Camera · opinion

5 Film Related Items AVCA Recommends

Every now and then I like to share some of my latest film related pick-ups with you all. Since I don’t have any film friends to share these things with in person, I look at this like a “hey look what I got today” kind of post. Since you all seemed to enjoy my last… Continue reading 5 Film Related Items AVCA Recommends

Film Photography Community · Photo Book · photography

Photography Through the Pandemic – A Photo book featuring myself and 48 others

A while back I was asked by Holly Gilman of 35mmC, to be a part of a project that would feature myself and 48 other photographers work created during the pandemic. The book will showcase some of our photos and our thoughts on how Covid has affected our photography, good or bad. I am very… Continue reading Photography Through the Pandemic – A Photo book featuring myself and 48 others

film photography · film review · lomography

Lomography Color Negative 400 – the Saturated Sister of Portra?

Lately I have found myself increasingly reaching for color film rather than black and white. I think probably because of all the Developing Adventures articles, I am a little tired of looking at monochrome film. Plus it's spring and there are so many colors popping around me, so in this article I am going to… Continue reading Lomography Color Negative 400 – the Saturated Sister of Portra?

film photography · Film Photography Community · Interview

Snapshot of the Film Community – Mark Rossi & His Handmade Leather Camera Straps

Mark Rossi is a photographer who also happens to make handmade leather camera straps with his company Due North Leather Goods. When it comes to leather, he really knows his stuff. He sent me a strap to review myself, which will be coming soon on my YouTube channel, but until then, I wanted to get… Continue reading Snapshot of the Film Community – Mark Rossi & His Handmade Leather Camera Straps

film photography · Film Photography Community · Interview

Snapshot of the Film Community – A Chat with Mike Eckman

My next guest from the film photography community is someone who you may already know. He has been somewhat of a mentor to me when it comes to blogging about vintage cameras. If you love vintage cameras and haven't heard of the man with an encyclopedic knowledge of cameras and their history, Mike Eckman is… Continue reading Snapshot of the Film Community – A Chat with Mike Eckman

film photography · One on One · photography · Vintage Camera Reviews

One on One – One Week with One Lens or Film Stock

My camera collection is growing more and more each month. After all, this wouldn't be Aly's Vintage Camera Alley if I didn't have a lot of vintage cameras right? I love these cameras. I can't help it, and I love reviewing different ones for all of you, but the downside is, I don't get to… Continue reading One on One – One Week with One Lens or Film Stock

film photography · Interview

A Snapshot of the Film Community – Talking to Talya Adams

Today I am bringing to you a chat with Talya Adams a fellow film photographer on YouTube. After watching her videos, I instantly loved her sense of humor and honesty. I wanted to feature her here so that we could all get to know her a little better. Hey Talya, thanks so much for joining… Continue reading A Snapshot of the Film Community – Talking to Talya Adams

film photography · Film Photography Community · Interview · photography

A Snapshot of the Film Community – Davy the Film Fellow

In today’s snapshot I am going to chat with Davy Bruyninckx who you may know from his YouTube channel called the Film Fellow. He shoots with a lot of different film stocks and gives his thoughts on them. His laid back style will definitely help you relax and just enjoy film along with him. Hey… Continue reading A Snapshot of the Film Community – Davy the Film Fellow

Developing Adventures · film photography · Film Processing · film review

Developing Adventures – My First Time Shooting Fujifilm Neopan Acros 100 II Film

The original Acros film was discontinued in 2018 and it seemed to be mourned by film shooters around the world, which actually didn't go ignored by Fuji for long. I bought 4 rolls of Fuji's new release of its Professional Neopan Acros 100 II film back when it first came out in Spring 2020. I… Continue reading Developing Adventures – My First Time Shooting Fujifilm Neopan Acros 100 II Film