Photo by: Jessica Dunston

Capturing beauty, emotion and photographic poetry is what Jessica Dunston does best. Her work takes you into intimate moments, and captivates your attention with rich and vibrant colors. Let me transport you into the world of this incredibly talented photographer.

It is a true talent when a photographer can encapsulate a story in one singular frame. Onome does just that with cinematic style and realism. Not only does Onome create amazing photographic images, but also has co-founded The Film Sorority IG account and founded The Happy Face Film Lab. Read on for a truly mesmerizing visual treat!

Photo: Onome Uyovbievbo

Onome, where are you from?

I hail from the great Inland Empire in Southern California but currently reside in San Francisco.

How did you get into film photography?

I really got into film photography after seeing a concert photographer utilize a point and…

Photo: Brittni Ahrens

Sophisticated and minimalistic, Brittni will astound you with her photographic style. Beautiful color tones, powerful composition with the dreamiest film stock choices equate to a delight for your senses.

Brittni, where are you from?

San Diego, California

How did you get into film photography?

I was 12 when I got started. My Dad brought home 35mm cameras from overseas. I used to sketch my subjects, when I realized I could photograph the moment and keep it forever I was hooked.

What was your first camera? Do you still have it?

I don’t remember exactly, I think it may have been…

Photo by: Stephanie Rosie

Thought provoking. Intelligent. Powerful. These are some words that come to mind when I think of the work Stephanie Rosie creates. Her work is authentic and personal. As a lifelong film photographer, she has a lot to bring to our beloved film community!

Starla Dawn Little has a way of taking you from a sparkling backstage burlesque show and into her enchanting double exposed florals. She is not afraid to experiment and have fun with film, and her bold choices won’t disappoint. Her portrait work is beyond in sensual style and is candy for your eyes. A film photographer from the start, this girl will inspire and enlighten your visual senses.

Photo: Starla Dawn Little

Where are you from?

We jokingly say Bamatucky because I grew up 50/50 Kentucky and Alabama but currently say San Diego, Ca and relocating very soon, location TBD

How did you get…

Photo: Suzanne Lopez

When experiencing the work of Suzanne Lopez, it is like stepping into an analogue dream. She catches the most mundane moments and within the stilled frame captures the magic that you would want to forever remember. Dreamy trees, soft textures, gorgeous reflections, are all part of her aesthetic. She also has a special way of sharing human emotion with her audience.

Photo: Danielle Wrobleski

Danielle Wrobleski may have plenty of film cameras, but what she has more of is the ability to uplift and empower other women in the film photography community. She is not only talented in her own work, but when she started the #WomenWithFilmWednesday hashtag, it caught on faster then light travel on social media platforms. Danielle has started writing a series of articles for Casual Photophile that will highlight some of her favorite female film photographers every month. She is truly making waves in the film photography community. …

Photo: Radka Smolíková

Living in the beautiful city of Prague in the Czech Republic, Radka Smolíková takes us through a magical portal with surreal and gorgeous film photography. Radka dips everything around in beautiful tones creating pieces of art with a film camera. I have been fortunate to have the opportunity in interviewing Radka and I am thrilled to have the chance in sharing this with you.

How did you get into film photography?

I saw an ad for Diana F+ on Facebook and I got intrigued. It was in summer 2014, I bought the camera and never looked back.

A transparent self portrait using Cinestill XX film

The nights are starting to cool, the leaves are beginning to change. Pumpkin spice everything is here. Along with the autumn vibes, are the chilling Halloween movies to watch on either Criterion or Netflix (One of my recent favorites, the 1970’s film Black Christmas). After getting a dose of creepy movies that were shot on film, I always crave getting out my analog film camera out and throwing a roll of contrasty Cinestill XX film. I then start thinking how I can manipulate this 35mm roll into something terrifying for the Halloween season. I wanted to create some ghostly images…

Roxanna Angles

Analog film photographer. Co-Host of Negative Positives Podcast. Writer. Artist. Experimenter of all creative things. Happy mistake maker. Come with me :)

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