A few impromptu 35mm portraits

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  1. forbaz

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    Hi guys,

    Haven't posted for while, but have been out shooting a fair bit of 35mm film recently. Including some portraits, so i thought i'd pull together a bit of a cobbled thread.

    None of these were planned, they were very much spur of the moment setups taken with people that i'd just met.

    In no particular order, and happy for cc.

    The colour was all shot on: M6 / VC35 2.5 / Fuji industrial 400
    The B&W was shot on: Rollei 35SE / Tmax 400

    I've started to post the portraits on my IG @markforbesphotographer and you can find my dedicated 35mm account @_markforbes_ if you're keen for more. :)

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    #2
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    #3
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    #4
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    #5
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    #6
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  2. Arch-Angel

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    I like em all - very chic.
    Like the processing too, looks great :thumbup:
     
  3. ominae

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    I like the first one most. You scan them yourself?
     
  4. MR CHILLED

    MR CHILLED D'oh!

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    First is good but not keen on the smoking aspect of it.
     
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    forbaz

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    thanks, very minimal processing to be honest - most of them are straight from the scan with some minor exposure / brightness / contrast. One of the joys of shooting film :)

    thanks. Yeah, the colours in that were great, just after sunset. Scanned by Hillvale on Fuji Frontier.

    Agree 100%, not a fan of smoking at all. It just added to the attitude that is all. :)
     
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    Great personality and attitude. Nice work! :cool:
     
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    pretty nice
     
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    looks great man, shows that film look nicely :thumbup:
     
  9. wiztek

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    #1 is the standout in this set.
     
  10. dche5390

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    Me likey :thumbup:
     
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    thanks guys. appreciate the feedback. Yes, I agree #1 was a fave, although I do like the tattoo shot a lot too :)
     
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    Had a chuckle at #5.
    The first thing I say was "just a little more tilt on the trolley and she would have been out".
    I don't know why, but I love that juxtaposition with the solid lines.
    Maybe it's the trolley centered on the line, but off-centred with the door/grills that just adds to the quirky.
    :thumbup:
     
  13. humanrace

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    I like the style/mood of the images. The shopping trolley one is funny - whose idea was that?
     
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    Thanks guys. We were on a photo walk and one of the other photogs asked her to hop into the trolley, but they'd rolled her into the corner on the right and her arms and legs were hanging out and were shooting quite cropped into the corner I think. When they'd finished shooting I asked if I could take one shot, but preferred the angle front on and in between all of geometry of the shapes. Posed her with her feet in the trolley and asked for a serious rather than smiling shot. Yes quirky was the look I was going for with that one. Funny stuff ;)
     

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