Analogue Everyday: Bring Your Camera to the Food Table

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Keep a food diary in analogue and let the simplest meals become the best memories.

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When I first began using film, I had the notion of “saving up for the best shots” because the pictures weren’t as disposable as digital ones. But really, what is a best shot?

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Gradually, I began to realize that the best way to approach film photography is to let it assimilate into your daily life the same way we let digital photography do. Maybe we can’t Instagram our picture or update a Facebook status with our analogue photographs but they will prove to be keepsakes for the simple memories.

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Sometimes, I bring my camera along for a meal even if the only picture I take is the food on my table; I like to be reminded of my days with the food I eat, it’s the greatest simple pleasure of everyday life.

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My partner is always teasing me about how she never gets to eat food fresh on the table because I have to have a picture taken first. As a photographer and a blogger, I can hardly apologize for my “duties!”

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Sometimes, a picture of my food is the only picture I take for the day and many times they turn out to be my favorite pictures of all time. Won’t you start keeping a food diary?

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written by duringmyheyday on 2012-04-24 in #lifestyle #analogue #eat #film #meals #lomography #food #35mm #analogue-lifestyle #everyday-life #yummy

14 Comments

  1. nurng2000
    nurng2000 ·

    This article makes me hungry !

  2. sweetyyydreams
    sweetyyydreams ·

    Great photos! And now I'm sooo hungry and thirsty :)

  3. zekalinova
    zekalinova ·

    simple but very authentic..very inspiring and great focusing!! :D

  4. melly_ramone
    melly_ramone ·

    Great Article, your food snaps are making me hungry!!!
    I too am hooked on snapping my food even though some people laugh when I do!!!

  5. hanschu
    hanschu ·

    Same here! Food and photographs connect memories in an extrodinary way! Looking back you can almost smell it!

  6. vici
    vici ·

    I am really inspired by your article and photos. I used to photograph my food all the time in digital; but since I've gone analog, I've given up food shots because they just seemed too difficult to accomplish....but as I said, you've inspired me, so I want to give it another try. Thanks.

  7. duringmyheyday
    duringmyheyday ·

    Thanks, everyone! I was sure most photographers would understand :) Missing the food in these pictures already!

  8. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·

    Hungry! :D

  9. fayeusokoi
    fayeusokoi ·

    is time to have lunch~~~~~~~~

  10. pfoten
    pfoten ·

    yummy

  11. ucinz
    ucinz ·

    delicious article! :s

  12. venuslam
    venuslam ·

    nice photos!which camera u used?

  13. duringmyheyday
    duringmyheyday ·

    @venuslam - I used the Canon FTb for most of these pictures :)

  14. jetnz81
    jetnz81 ·

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