Posted on

Indiana Dunes Travel Photography by Caitlin Crowley

Indiana Dunes Travel Session by Caitlin Crowley on Shoot It With Film
Links to sites such as Amazon, Adorama, or KEH Camera may contain affiliate links to help support the site. If you like what we’re doing & want an easy way to support us, click one of those links before you do your shopping.

Today’s feature is from film photographer Caitlin Crowley. Her travel photography to the Indiana Dunes captures beautiful compositions and details. Here are a few words from Caitlin about her work and artistic process…

I think photography is the most existential art form.  In the very last instance before the image is taken, all that stands between a photo existing and not existing is the push of a button.  My photographs meaning for me, comes from their creation, that I choose to take them. My work is compositional.  I’m much more concerned with the composition than the subject.  I find subjects that fill my compositional needs, not the other way around.

Several compositions start to stand out when you see enough of my images.  Here three can be seen- frontal stacked layers, textural, and a line of motion out of the bottom left going up at about thirty degrees.  (I actually sorted my entire collection by composition. There are eight go to’s)

I have a traditional art education. I’ve worked as a photographer and designer since college.  But I was always a very analytical person, which sometimes feels at odds to art.  Going back to school for mechanical engineering has let me embrace my technical side.

I went to the Indiana Dunes to shoot a set for F-stop Magazines Land, Sea, Air. The show goes online in August.  There are about nine rolls in total.

Analog cameras and films used: Mamiya 645 AFDii (Find on Ebay) | Kodak Portra 400 (Find on Amazon), Kodak Portra 160 (Find on Amazon), Ilford XP2 (Find on Amazon)

Connect with Caitlin: Website | Instagram

Indiana Dunes Travel Session by Caitlin Crowley on Shoot It With Film

Indiana Dunes Travel Session by Caitlin Crowley on Shoot It With Film

Indiana Dunes Travel Session by Caitlin Crowley on Shoot It With Film

Indiana Dunes Travel Session by Caitlin Crowley on Shoot It With Film

Indiana Dunes Travel Session by Caitlin Crowley on Shoot It With Film

Indiana Dunes Travel Session by Caitlin Crowley on Shoot It With Film

Indiana Dunes Travel Session by Caitlin Crowley on Shoot It With Film

Indiana Dunes Travel Session by Caitlin Crowley on Shoot It With Film

Check out all of our film photography features here, and if you want to have your own film work featured on the site, view our submissions process!

One thought on “Indiana Dunes Travel Photography by Caitlin Crowley

  1. Oh wow! These are beautiful So peaceful.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *