Saturday, March 2, 2013

Alex Krook - 5 things I love about Film

Alex Krook, aka Film Fancier on Flickr is a 20 year old history student from London. She has been shooting film for about three years, and below are five main reasons why she loves shooting film:

1. Multiple exposures. Whether on purpose or (more often than not) completely by accident, shooting several scenes on one frame is so specific to analogue photography - and so wonderful.



2. Light leaks. The beauty of the mistake. And such a helpful way to liven up a boring picture.



3. The moment. Unlike digital, a photograph on film cannot be deleted and reshot. When it comes to capturing a moment in time, that's exactly as it should be.



4. Darkness and shadows. Nothing captures light and dark and everything in between like 35mm; it can't be beaten for atmosphere.



5. Looking cool in self portraits. The most important reason of all.



More of her work can be found on Tumblr at filmfancier.tumblr.com and on Flickr at www.flickr.com/photos/alexkrook

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