Video: Shooting Street Photography on Film
I recently headed out to shoot some street photography on film, for my Street Photo Diary project, and I decided that it might make an interesting video. So, before I got started, I mounted my trusty GoPro on my cameras hot shoe, set it recording, and headed out onto the streets of Dublin to get some shots.
I was shooting with a Canon Eos 5 (the original Film version) and for film, I was using Kodak Colour Plus 200. I found that the combination of recording what I was doing, and the fact that I was using film changed how I shot quite a bit, and I was really happy with the results. You can see how I went about getting the shots in the video below.
When getting the film developed, I usually get a set of scans done by the lab too. These are usually relatively poor quality, although they are usable for things like Instagram and so on. Once I get the film back, I will use these scans in Apple Photos, so I have them for posting social media, and then I will scan the originals with my ageing film scanner, which gives better results. The only problem with it is that it is painfully slow. Once finished, I then do some post production on these in Lightroom, and I have another video which shows how I edited the scans in Lightroom.
You can see the finished collection in my latest Street Photo Diary series on my Photo Journal blog.
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