Even though I mainly shoot with my DSLR camera (my beloved Nikon D700) I occasionally pick up my film camera and shoot just for the joy of shooting film. (I picked up an old and used Nikon N70 35mm film camera and only shoot it coupled with my 85 f1.8D.) Unfortunately I have not been taking notes on what film or settings I have used in the past but will try to remember to do so from now on. Anyways, on moving day I re-discovered 10+ rolls of undeveloped film that I had shot over the last three plus years. So of course I immediately sent them in to Indie Film Lab to be developed and scanned. Thank you again to the guys over there for doing such a fabulous job on my rolls of forgotten memories. Because that is what it felt like to me when I downloaded the scans today. Some shoots I remembered taking some film shots alongside my D700. However, there were some rolls with moments captured of my kiddos back from 2010 that I had truly forgotten all about! I am so happy that I took those pictures and literally captured those memories on film. I don’t even care that some are out of focus or not perfectly exposed. LOL Some actually got ruined because Zaynah decided to just open up the back and check out what it looked like inside the camera. hahah Others were practice shots taken by Zaynah who wanted me to teach her how to really take pictures. So those images will go down in history as Zizi’s first ever film captures. They are of me. Mostly blurry. Nevertheless….precious!
So here’s to all those forgotten memories. May they be captured on film, in our hearts and minds, and never truly lost.
July 16, 2010
A family trip down to Dallas
We visited the Cowboys’ stadium and stopped by Lonesome Dove Equine Protection.
Zizi clowning around.
The last 3 images are Zizi’s first attempts with a film camera on manual settings.
From Craig and I’s roadtrip to Louisiana at Oak Alley Plantation.
April 17, 2013
Mikalah & Snickers. Taken on a very windy afternoon at our home in Purcell, OK.
Snickers was a kitten I picked up at Walmart for free. She was actually pregnant at the time I took these pictures. Unfortunately this day happened to be the very last time we spent with her. I do not know if her or her kittens made it or if some wild animal got to her before she went into labor.