It’s such a simple and straight-forward question that every film photographer gets asked, but the answers can be a bit different yet interesting per analogue-loving individual. Whether you’re a total beginner, an intermediate shooter, or an expert snapper, we want you to tell us why you keep shooting with film!
For every skeptic or non-enthusiast who says that film is either dead or dying, there will be an ardent analogue lover or two who will assert that passion for film. Much has already been said about why film is awesome and why it’s here to stay, but still, everyone who gets ushered into this awesome realm of photography seem to find a thousand more reasons to fall in love with it.
So we’re curious — what do YOU love about analogue photography and what keeps you shooting with film? What is it about old cameras that makes you want to search high and low for them? Why do you think the wait for your film photos is truly worth it? What is it about all the quirky imperfections that you try to do them over and over? Why do you keep believing in film despite the taunts of some that it won’t be here for long?
While you might have already confessed your love for film countless times, it wouldn’t hurt to reaffirm it. So, why don’t you tell us why you love film and still shoot with it by leaving a comment below? It doesn’t matter if everyone else has said it before; we’re still itching to know!