Meet The Film Shooter — Jackie Yacoub [Interview #01]

Welcome to "Meet the Film Shooter"! A new series where we aim to connect and reconnect with all the wonderful people from our community (virtually, of course) during this strange time and get personal with the film shooter behind the lens! Today we are absolutely delighted to bring on our first guest for this series, Jackie Yacoub - the founder of Photographer's Anonymous Sydney, a Graphic Designer and a passionate film shooter since 2014. Read on below!   Who is Jackie Yacoub? I'm a graphic designer, originally from Melbourne, who moved to Sydney for my career as a designer. I love pineapple on pizza, enjoy grabbing...

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One Roll: 5 Tips For Shooting Kodak Gold 200

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Shooting film can get expensive, but when you are just starting out with film photography and still trying to get a hang of it all, consumer grade film stocks are a great go-to film for beginners because of their price point, availability and versatility.  Today we are shining the spotlight on one of our favourites - the Kodak Gold 200! We'll be sharing a bunch of sample images from our recent roll and also give our tips on how to make the most out of your roll when shooting with this film.  Taken straight from Kodak's official website - the Kodak Gold 200 35mm...

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Getting Started In Studio Photography — Interview with Daniel Francisco Robles ft. Innkeeper Studios

Shooting film in a studio setting can be intimidating to many, especially if you are just starting out. Over the week, we got to catch up with Daniel Robles, founder of Innkeeper Studios, to break down some of the FAQs about getting started in studio photography...on film! Read on below for some great insights by Daniel and more about the community-centred studio space he is currently building at the end of this post! Firstly, tell us a little about who you are and how did you get started with film photography? I’m a queer filipinx portrait photographer who focuses on doco and...

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First Roll With: Canon Epoca 135 by Kevin Dao

Camera: Canon Epoca 135 Film: Expired Fuji 200 Dev+Scan: Rewind Photo Lab   Hello readers. I am Kevin, a photography enthusiast and occasional writer currently employed in the banking sector. I previously wrote a “First Roll With” about the Nikon F3. In this blog I’ll be covering the Epoca 135.  When you ask people- “Hey what’s a good point and shoot film camera?”- most will sensibly direct you towards the various Olympus, Contax, Yashica, Minolta and Nikons offerings. Almost no one will say- “Canon Epoca 135 with or without the dedicated close up attachment”- except for, well, maybe me. And...

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First Roll With: Leica Mini Zoom by Anith Mukherjee

Gear: Leica Mini Zoom Film: Ilford HP5 Plus Dev + Scan:  Rewind Photo Lab My name is Anith Mukherjee and I'm a filmmaker at AFTRS! After coming from a background of writing I decided to try and work with images to tell stories in a different way. Making films appealed to me because it seemed like the coalescence of my three favourite art forms, photography, music and writing, in one medium. Going to a film school I felt obliged to pick up 35mm film photography for the first time. So I bought a second hand Leica Mini Zoom and just took it...

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First Roll With: Pentax K1000 by Julienne Pancho

Gear: Pentax K1000 with a SMC Pentax-A 50mm F2 lens Film: Kodak 200  Dev + Scan:  Racquet Film Processing Studio Location:  Inner Brisbane Howdy howdy! My name is Julienne and I am a final-year film student studying in Brisbane. I started shooting film when I was 13 – which must have been 2012, after my dad gifted me a Lomo La Sardina. Throughout high school, I shot film using my Lomography cameras so it wasn’t until late 2018 that I finally picked up a proper SLR, my beloved Pentax K1000. I think it’s safe to say that I’ve fully fallen in love with her since...

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