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A Winter’s Walk by Cat Topham

A Winter's Walk Film Photography Session by Cat Topham on Shoot It With Film
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Today, we are featuring a lovely winter session from UK photographer Cat Topham. It’s in the middle of summer here in the U.S., and Cat’s images are just completely refreshing! Here are a few words from Cat about this session and her journey shooting film:

During March, we faced the ‘Beast from the East’ as a Siberian weather front came to visit us. My family and I spent a fair amount of time in front of a log fire, but, suffering from cabin fever, we headed out in between blizzards for a walk with my son, Rowan, and Mother-in-Law, Jane.

I just got into shooting film after learning on digital, and I’m totally in love with photography again thanks to it. I set out to shoot an entire roll of 35mm on this walk as a test to give myself the confidence to press the shutter and see what my actual hit rate with film would be, mainly to try and escape that ‘just in case’ syndrome that plagues me a bit with digital. Shooting too many images without really thinking. I knew the conditions would suit black and white, so I loaded up a roll of HP5 and left it at box speed.

Analog cameras and films used: Nikon F100 (Find at KEH Camera or eBay) | Ilford HP5 (Find on Amazon) | Developed by Exposure Film Lab UK

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A Winter's Walk Film Photography Session by Cat Topham on Shoot It With Film

A Winter's Walk Film Photography Session by Cat Topham on Shoot It With Film

A Winter's Walk Film Photography Session by Cat Topham on Shoot It With Film

A Winter's Walk Film Photography Session by Cat Topham on Shoot It With Film

A Winter's Walk Film Photography Session by Cat Topham on Shoot It With Film

A Winter's Walk Film Photography Session by Cat Topham on Shoot It With Film

A Winter's Walk Film Photography Session by Cat Topham on Shoot It With Film

A Winter's Walk Film Photography Session by Cat Topham on Shoot It With Film

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