5 Frames With… Fujicolor C200 (EI 200 / 35mm / Pentax Spotmatic) – by Antoine Wallet
I’ve been into photography for about two years, using a digital Canon. I was doing mostly long exposures and street photography. A few months ago, I wanted to try something new with film photography.
These five photos are from my very first roll of film. These are mainly places I frequent every day, places which I have already photographed. But since it was my first film, I decided to rephotograph to see the difference in both the result and the realization between film and digital.
I had no idea then of the results I could get, especially since the Takumar lens is slightly yellowed by the time it came into my possession.
Armed with my Pentax I paced across these known places, familiar with a new look. It was a hot and sunny (Saturday as Saigon has a habit of offering). The first three shots were taken in the morning, around 9am before the heat was too stuffy to stand in the open in the street, the other two were taken at the end of the day. All this also allowed me to experience it in different situations, from my alleyway, to an open-air bar passing by a boat cafe.
These five shots are the ones that ultimately moved me the most. They seem so familiar to me but they transport me away from Ho Chi Minh City where I live. I am quite happy with the result, despite the yellow tint very present in these photos.”
Write for EMULSIVE
The driving force behind EMULSIVE is knowledge transfer, specifically creating more of it in the film photography community. You can help by contributing your thoughts, work and ideas to inspire others reading these pages.
Take action and help drive an open, collaborative community: all you need do is read this and then drop me a line.
Lend your support
Like what you see here? You can support EMULSIVE by helping to contribute to the community voice on this website (see above), or by heading on over to the EMULSIVE Patreon page and considering financial support from as little as $2 a month.
As if that’s not enough, there’s also an EMULSIVE print and apparel store over at Society 6, currently showcasing over two dozen t-shirt designs and over a dozen unique prints of photographs made by yours truly
In short, I want to continue building this platform and I’d love your help to make that happen.