Friday, September 4, 2009

a day with the girls...shot on 8mm.




running away from the norm, running backwards and grasping what shouldn't be forgotten, holding on to timeless beauty and nestling into nostalgia...i have recently added an 8mm camera as part of my photo-artillery.  
(bare with me as i don't know how to add a youtube video on my blog, but by clicking on the link above it will take you to the video shown on youtube...and any "know hows" of posting videos to blog would be great.)

this particular film was shot in one day. all filmed in sequence, and is uncut. holding true to the purity of that lovely stuff called...film.

9 comments:

Whitney Hardie said...

Duston, that was beautiful.

My grandpa just gave me his old camera and I can't wait to start shooting on it.

duston todd said...

whitney, yes, please do shoot it.
8mm is a many splendid thing.

jaime said...

That was awesome! I really want an 8mm now.

ryan hoffman photography said...

I have an 8mm camera, but I am not sure if it runs at the proper speed. Where do you process the film?

Duston Todd said...

i purchase my film from pro8mm in CA, they ship it to me, i shoot it, i mail it back to them and they develop it. then i have a local guy (SLC) transfer the developed negs to digital format.
lovely. expensive but lovely. (the film you just watched ran me about $50)

Beck said...

Wow. You should offer that as a part of your photo packages...Can you imagine how awesome the right wedding would look on 8mm? Amazing stuff.

HNM PHOTOGRAPHY said...

I LOVE it! What song is that? Who sings it! Its just perfect! Makes me happy watching it and envious because I want one on my boys....Love it!

duston todd said...

the song is "little kids" by "kings of convenience".
definitely check them out, they will not let you down.

Jen said...

Duston- this was incredible! You have inspired me.

A few years ago, I bought an 8mm film camera at a thrift store and I just discovered it still works. I really want to take my kids out to the field- the one below the old house we both grew up in- the field I spent so much time playing in... and film them playing there. btw, we are trying to purchase the land below the old house and build our home there {eventually}.