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My First Roll of Film

 Even in my youngest days I’ve romanticized with the thought of being a photographer. So I did what any 10 year old aspiring photographer would do…I took pictures of everyone and everything with whatever cheap cameras I had available to me, anything from Polaroid to toy cameras. As I grew into my adolescent years I kept my photography dream on hold because, like most teenagers, I cared what people would think and I didn’t want to be judged. To make a long story short, I went to college, bought an entry level DSLR. Although I was intimidated the complexity of the wonderful art making machine I now owned, I spent every waking moment teaching myself how to use it. As luck would have it my school’s (West Virginia University…GO MOUNTAINEERS) photography department had an open spot to attend a 10 day workshop in Jackson Hole, WY. This trip changed the way I looked through my camera and ignited a passion in me that I still carry with me today. It also introduced me to shooting with film. I love the way it looks, the process of how the image comes to be, the unknown part of it. These are some of  my favorite images from the first roll of film that I’ve ever shot as a photographer.

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Right before the Buffalo stampede

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Ben and his head phones..:)He captured some amazing images while in WY

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Love how you can see the moon so clearly in this shot

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Photo of me taken by my good friend  Nicole Arnett 

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I should have bought a pair of boots while I was there. I regret it all the time.
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The next two are at Yellowstone National Park

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March 10, 2012 - 11:08 pm

megan alvarez - these are so beautful, brittany!!! so funny…i inherited a bunch of old cameras from my grandfather and just today ordered a bunch of film for them. i can’t wait to use them when i get home to colorado. hope you’re well! xoxo

March 10, 2012 - 11:11 pm

Chelsey - Awesome shots! Buffalo stampede sounds crazy!

March 11, 2012 - 6:36 pm

Anni - Beautiful photos… what an awesome experience, too, it looks like so much fun!

March 11, 2012 - 6:38 pm

Kyle - Kudos to you for trying something new!

March 11, 2012 - 7:06 pm

Sachin Khona - These are really special. I love that first frame of you with your camera..
Keep clicking :)

March 11, 2012 - 7:58 pm

Gavin Farrington - I have bittersweet memories of the film days. It had some great qualities to it, but without a doubt the work I do now is so much better. Anyway, thanks for sharing this, Brittany. Awesome stuff.

March 11, 2012 - 8:24 pm

Kellee Walsh - Gorgeous Brittany! I loooooove the barn shot!

March 12, 2012 - 8:35 am

Nathan Gilmer - Awesome! Film is fun right?

March 12, 2012 - 9:57 am

Natalie - Really loving the landscapes and those boots! Beautiful work!

March 12, 2012 - 10:18 am

caroline - love the mood in these. that moon shot is lovely.

March 12, 2012 - 5:18 pm

michelle - so beautiful! i love film x

March 26, 2012 - 1:50 pm

Derek - Awesome job Brittany, the landscape with the moon is beautiful!

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