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How to Get Started as a Film Photographer

How to Get Started as a Film Photographer: tips from film wedding photographer in North Carolina, Hillary Muelleck Photography

Today’s topic is all about how to start with film photography, which is super exciting! I absolutely love helping photographers make the transition into using film.  A few weeks ago, we talked about how to make your digital images look more fine art which you may have already been doing… So now, if you’re ready to transition into film photography but aren’t sure where to start, I’ve got some tips for you! These five tips will help get started as a film photographer – so let’s dive right in.

How to Get Started as a Film Photographer

In today’s video, I’m sharing my favorite equipment and a brief overview of how to use them! Starting with film photography isn’t as scary as it feels. That’s why I wanted to keep these tips short and sweet for you! After you’ve got your equipment, I’m sharing some of the best ways to start practicing your new skills and what to do after your shoot for the lab. This is a process – so remember to be kind to yourself. Honestly, lot of film photography is trial and error. Keep testing light, and getting comfortable. You’ll get the hang of it before you know it! Congratulations on starting your film journey!


How to get 10 storytelling photos with 1 pose ◦  35mm Film Cameras that use your digital lenses- Nikon F100 or Canon EOS 1V ◦  Light Meter- Flashmaster Sekonic L-358 ◦  Portra 400 35mm Film ◦  Photovision Film Lab


3 Tips to Make Your Digital Images Look More Fine Art

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