Why Choose Film in a Digital Era?

We'll let our photographers do the talking:

"Film never lies. You can tell everything right from the raw images, and I believe no other medium could ever achieve that." — Lushi Song

Film photo by @abbyraephotos on Kodak #Portra400 with a #Pentax645NII at Gold Creek Pond. Rated at 400 ISO and processed normal. Scanned on the Frontier SP3000. @rubylynnhunt⁠ "I wanted to discover what I seemed to have lost with digital: my love for photography and capturing the moment as it was intended." — Abby Syck

Film photo by Emily Fuselier of a couple lying in bed. Shot on Fujifilm PRO400H with a Contax645 in Lake Charles, LA. Rated at 400 ISO and processed normal. Scanned on the Frontier SP3000. "Film gives an image a soul. There is something in the nature of film that makes the world it captures look like a dream. And who doesn't want their favorite memories to look dreamy?" — Emily Fuselier

"Film is genuine, timeless and has so much character in those subtle grains." — Rithy Tamba

Vast Icelandic landscape with a bride and groom in the foreground. Shot on Fujifilm PRO400H by Kati Rosado. "The dynamic range. The colors and skin tones. Film forces me to be intentional." — Kati Rosado

A double exposure film photograph of a woman running on the beach in front of a large rock in the Pacific Ocean near Arch Cape, Oregon. Shot on Fujicolor PRO400H film by film photographer Sarah Stip. Process and scanning by PhotoVision professional film lab. "To slow down and be intentional with each image I shoot." — Sarah Stip

"Perfection is imperfection is perfection is imperfection is perfection is imperfection . . ." — Alexander Donalson

@kelseydanahyphoto on #Portra400 with a #NikkormatFTN at Killbear National Park in Nobel, Ontario, Canada. Scanned on the Frontier SP3000. Rated at 320 ISO and processed normal. ⁠ "To release the idea of perfection. To be guided by the unpredictable nature of the creative process." — Kelsey Danahy

@jensymesphoto on #Fuji400H with a Contax645 at a @kurtboomerphoto workshop at #salubria. Rated at 200 ISO and processed normal. Scanned on the Noritsu S-1800. With @eastmadeeventco @kellylenard @emily.artistry @ciarraclaire @fleur.and.flour @smthingvintage @bbjlinen @clairepettibone @ericaelizabethprettythings @bellabelleshoes @suziesaltzman @modelogic @seeeersha "True color. And that something special that film delivers." — Jen Symes

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(1) @lushisongphotography | Kodak Portra400 | Pentax645N | Frontier SP3000 | Rated at 200 ISO and processed normal. | With @kellyrwong @rcwong1231 @rwpzoo.

(2) @abbyraephotos | Kodak Portra400 | Pentax645NII | Frontier SP3000 | Rated at box speed and processed normal. | With @rubylynnhunt⁠.

(3) @emilyfuselier_ | Fujicolor PRO400H | Contax645 | Frontier SP3000 | Rated at 400 ISO and processed normal. | With @bradley_bryant @bethtbryant.

(4) @rtfaithphotography | Fujifilm PRO400H | Canon EOS-1N | Frontier SP3000 | With @luxraeloft @jodiiversonflorals @vintagemeetsmodern @jovanacombsbeauty @blackthistleco @thedreamcobakery @ke.ambiance @wilderlybride @everlyandopalbridal @pariscamillec @alstonmaygerevents.

(5) @katirosado | Fujifilm PRO400H | Contax645 | With @jrocque @alaina_rocque

(6) Sarah Stip | Fujicolor PRO400H | Contax645 | Arch Cape, OR | Rated at 200 ISO and processed normal. | Frontier SP3000. | With @carriganwhiteley.⁠

(7) Alexander Donalson | Kodak Tri-X 400 | Contax645 | Lakeland, FL | Scanned on the Noritsu S-1800. | Rated at 320 ISO and processed normal. | With @snickelrosario @abelrosario_.

(8) Kelsey Danahy | Kodak Portra400 | NikkormatFTN | Killbear National Park, Nobel, Ontario, Canada | Frontier SP3000 | Rated at 320 ISO and processed normal.

(9) Jen Symes | Fujicolor PRO400H | Contax645 | Kurt Boomer Workshop at Salubria | Rated at 200 ISO and processed normal. | Noritsu S-1800 | With @eastmadeco @kellylenard @emily.artistry @ciarraclaire @fleur.and.flour @smthingvintage @bbjlinen @clairepettibone @ericaelizabethprettythings @bellabelleshoes @suziesaltzman @modelogic @seeeersha. ⁠