Over the four days that I attended the show, I met up with some contacts I have been chatting to on a networking site called Purpleport, it was great to finally put some faces to the names of the talented individuals I have been following and chatting too for some time now. I will post more about the show and the talented individuals I met there in another post soon enough, for now I am excited to show off my street photography that I took on Thursday in Gloucester with fellow photographer Chris Cook.
I decided to take my 35mm film camera and my simple point and shoot with me on my mini tour so I didn't have to worry about damaging my main camera used for studio work. I'm so glad I shot on film (although some was expired and one was accidentally cross processed by the lab) because there are so many cameras and lenses out there that cost thousands of pounds that can do the same things as a cheap £40 quid set up bought from a local charity shop; to be honest, I think I actually prefer the grittiness that film gives you, it's much more atmospheric straight out of camera than shooting digital, in my opinion of course. Anyway, enough of my rambling, here are some shots I took with my 35mm Slide transparency film that was cross processed and actually came out in black and white!
I love the lights in the top of the lift and the reflective surfaces inside the lift too. Looking at it now, it might have aided the composition to get more of the arrow to the right of my head in shot to emphasize me as the focal point.
Thanks for reading my post and taking a look at my work, I will definitely be shooting more street photography and I have a couple more films to develop so keep an eye on the blog for more pictures soon!
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