When I first became a photographer, everyone still shot film in the newsroom. In grad school we used a wet darkroom. We pushed and pulled film. We made our own prints. I really miss those days.
I never stopped shooting film completely, but recently reinvested in a few bodies, including the Canon EOS3, a 35mm brick with fulling automatic settings. Whoa. Even in the film days, I was completely manual, so this was going to be fun.
Truthfully, I'm not entirely sure if I love this camera yet. It feels a lot like my digital bodies, so that's nice and familiar, but the images have been harder to come from than, say, my manual Pentax 645. It (or I) miss focus a lot, which kills me when every shot counts.
That said, I'm making a pledge to shoot with it more and figure out its quirks. I used it exclusively for this month's 30 minutes to capture the sweet routine baby and I have when she wakes up from her nap. Little Roxanne never wants to get up right away, but would rather play, and jump, and just be so darn cute in her crib. I took to photographing her in her room after nap, because I know these days will surely change soon.
Enjoy and please follow along to the next photographer, the outrageously talented Lynz Berg of Lynz Berg Photography.