Santa Cruz Island Travel Story by Michelle Sharp

35mm Film Photography Santa Cruz Travel Story by Michelle Sharp on Shoot It With Film
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This week’s film photography feature is from Los Angeles based photographer Michelle Sharp. Michelle recently graduated from UC Santa Barbara and was able to use film to capture a trip to Santa Cruz Island. Here is more from Michelle about her experience…

Through one of my art classes, I had the unique opportunity to visit the Nature Conservancy on Santa Cruz Island. It has been undergoing a large-scale restoration project to conserve its natural plants and animals and is not open to the public.

I have now been to the island 4 times with the same art professor. I have learned about its unique history (including a cryptic haunted house), geology, and wildlife via firsthand experience and research for my art projects. On my last two trips, I brought my film cameras along, and the results have been some my favorite rolls I’ve ever shot. I sought to show off the island’s natural beauty while documenting my classmates’ experiences as they discover it.

Analog cameras and films used: Yashica FX-D Quartz (Find at KEH Camera or eBay), Nikon Action Touch (Find at KEH Camera or eBay) | Kodak Gold 200 (Find on Amazon)

Connect with Michelle: Website | Instagram

35mm Film Photography Kodak Gold 200 Santa Cruz Island
35mm Film Photography Santa Cruz Travel Story by Michelle Sharp on Shoot It With Film
35mm Film Photography Santa Cruz Travel Story by Michelle Sharp on Shoot It With Film
35mm Film Photography Santa Cruz Travel Story by Michelle Sharp on Shoot It With Film
35mm Film Photography Santa Cruz Travel Story by Michelle Sharp on Shoot It With Film
35mm Film Photography Santa Cruz Travel Story by Michelle Sharp on Shoot It With Film
35mm Film Photography Santa Cruz Travel Story by Michelle Sharp on Shoot It With Film
35mm Film Photography Santa Cruz Travel Story by Michelle Sharp on Shoot It With Film
35mm Film Photography Santa Cruz Travel Story by Michelle Sharp on Shoot It With Film
35mm Film Photography Santa Cruz Travel Story by Michelle Sharp on Shoot It With Film

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