shoot gallery // film by jamie atlas

When I’m shooting just for myself, not thinking about work at all, I shoot film. It’s the medium of my heart. I love its tones, its grainy, analog imperfection and how you have to WAIT FOR IT to come back from the lab, without the instant gratification and chance-for-constant-tweaking that digital lends. There isn’t as much control and opportunity, instead there’s patience, trust, and letting go. My daughter brought this phrase home from her teacher at school: “you get what you get and you don’t get upset.” That’s what film tells me. And when you get it right, the satisfaction is tenfold. For the fist time since switching all my professional work to digital about 15 years ago, I just uploaded some film from my personal work to Stocksy (available for license in a day or two). Here are a few from my collection of favorites…

Jamie Grill Photography, film gallery