Friday, November 18, 2016

Benoît Linder - 5 things I love about Film

Benoît Linder is a French photographer, living and working in Strasbourg. “Although, I use digital cameras for my work (corporate, portrait, stage), I still love using films cameras for my personal work. I do still process and print all my B&W films myself. So here below are 5 main reasons that keep me love shooting film.”

1. Shooting film allows me to slow me down. I feel less like working and it is easier to get in contact with people when they notice you have a vintage Rolleiflex, they might also be more open to be photographed.



2. Negatives and slides are really beautiful in themselves. I love watching them, holding them... It's a very sensual experience and of course they are unique!



3. Film cameras are strong characters, choosing one, means struggling with its limitations and, if I am lucky and inspired, I might be come up with a really interesting result.



4. Mistakes, especially while printing in the darkroom, are to be cherished because they help me being more creative. Printing is like playing music, it's like trying to get the best out of sheet music and sometimes it works, sometimes not. Anyway, you're always getting better at it!



5. I love watching prints, B&W ones made in the darkroom. Each one is unique, just like a human being.



See more of his work at his website.

Pin It Now!

8 comments :

  1. It's that time of the year again when we celebrate two of the biggest and most celebrated festivals all over the globe.
    They are Christmas Day and New year.
    I have compiled a site with the latest wallpapers, images, quotes, poems about Merry Christmas Quotes

    ReplyDelete
  2. This Minnesota Vikings Double Sided House Flag measures 28x40 inches and provides a 2.5 inch top sleeve for insertion of a flagpole or banner pole. Our Minnesota Vikings Double Sided House Flag hangs vertically, is made of 100% thick polyester, features permanent Screen Printed NFL team logos, and is Viewable and Readable Correctly on Both Sides with each side having a different design (Helmet Logo and Team Logo).
    stars and stripes flags,
    football flags sale
    house divided flags nflTampa Bay Buccaneers house divided flags, House Divided Flags,Sports Flags 3x5, Sports flags and banners,nfl House Divided Flags

    ReplyDelete
  3. Le vendite a basso costo camicie replica di calcio online.
    New Adidas Felpa uomo Juventus 2017
    Formato: S, M, L, XL.
    Materiale di superficie: 100% poliestere.
    La Squadra: Juventus
    Oggetti applicabili: uomo.
    Vendiamo la migliore camicia replica, squisita fattura, manodopera a basso costo. tessuto confortevole.
    si prega di inviare la foto della camicia è necessario, troveremo la camicia si ha bisogno.maglie calcio 2017,
    maglie calcio poco prezzo, nuove Maglia Atletico Madrid prezzo
    Maglia Barcelona prezzo

    ReplyDelete
  4. This is really what I was looking, and I'm happy to come here! Thank you very much

    ReplyDelete
  5. Thanxs for sharing with all of us the Incredible post on ur blog . Its really illusive.


    Photography Academy

    ReplyDelete
  6. These are really nice tips from an expert in doing films. We should appreciate the craftsmanship of Benoit because it's not easy to complete a film project with limited resources. Just like the best tips for dissertation writing, these 5 things I love about film will definitely help and inspire a lot of people who are just starting their filming career.

    ReplyDelete

Top