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I am a film pusher…

In case you don’t know by now… I love film.

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And I am determined to use my film cameras even more this year.

paigegreen-rollei-01720012So I decided I need to ‘Show & Tell’ a little more.

25-AA-22790013Digital photography is an amazing tool.

paigegreen-ja-22740002With the invention of the ultra fast…

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Incredibly versatile…

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And instantaneously gratifying digital cameras…107-paigegreen-kd-58280004 copy You can now have over 5,000 photos of your wedding.

paigegreenHeatherStephenfilm-000086520009Photos that capture every single moment (and pore) flawlessly and beautifully.

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But photographs taken with good old-fashioned…

paigegreen-jenyamatt511-48980005Incredibly slow…

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Frustratingly unpredictable…

paigegreen-vm-film25Most likely grainy and potentially blurry film cameras…paigegreenLisaAndrewFilm-67670006

Will hopefully give you at least one or two photos…

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That you’ll want to hold on to…

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…forever.

es-34500012And no fancy Photoshop actions required.

HelenAdrien-54810009Because photographing with film is about more than just using a tool to document.Ā 

pgreenGDfilm52513-000067680004It is about turning a moment in to art.

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It is about quality…24910008Not quantity.

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And once you fall in love with film…

helenadrien-54810015You just may become a film pusher too.

15-paigegreenkendalljavier-54830008(All of these photos were taken with my medium format film cameras.)

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About the author paige green

Paige Green is a documentary and portrait photographer, whose storytelling approach to photography frequently addresses issues involving agriculture, land use, and food. Her work is featured in nine books and has been published in Glamour, National Geographic Traveler, New York Times Magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, GQ, Country Living, House Beautiful, and Culture. Paige lives in Petaluma, CA with a house full of boys.

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2 Comments

  1. Beautiful! I want to see more of Andrew and Lisa. šŸ˜‰

    Reply

  2. Amazing. Keep posting. šŸ˜‰

    Reply

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