Discovering 35mm Posts

Discovering 35mm is a place for me to share my story as I research and learn how to shoot film photography with my grandpa’s camera. My photography knowledge and experience is super minimal, so I’ll be sure to list the sites and posts that I find most helpful. I’ll be sharing the good, the bad,…

With one successful photo shoot under my belt, I figured the rest should be a breeze and planned to put some time aside for research. However, since photo opportunities arose much faster than I could browse and read, research was put on hold and thus my second roll of film was dubbed “Test #2”. I…

¬†After going through all the boxes of old photos and discovering some pretty cool hidden gems, I decided there was only one thing left to do. I carefully unzipped the camera bag that had been sitting in the corner of my room for weeks, took a peek inside, and immediately knew I was going to…

THANK YOU! This site has been live for about a month, but it didn’t take that long to realize that I’d be learning about a lot more than just photography. After publishing my first few posts, I was submerged into the wonderful world of social media, marketing, branding, and networking — which included detours down…

I’ve always been interested in photography, but up until now, my photography experience revolves around disposable point-and-shoots, cell phones, and digital SLRs. Photography was not offered at my high school, but in college I was able to take a single digital photography class, where I could rent the camera for a few weekends. Believe it…

Two months ago, I was handed a heavy, brown, leather bag. “It’s Papa’s camera,” my uncle said. “You’re the photographer. You should have it.” I was hesitant at first; my grandma had just passed away and I wasn’t in the mood to start claiming possessions. Nonetheless, I put the bag in the backseat of my…