Welcome to my film photography blog! I am Nicole and I shoot film. In short, Film Based Traveler is my blog to share my combined interest of travel and photography. Currently, I blog mainly about film photography, the technique I learnt and showcasing samples of film at FILM LOOK so readers can have a grasp of its look.
Film is not dead in Taiwan. Last time, I blog about where to develop film in Taipei. In my recent second trip to Taiwan, I explored further to other parts of Taiwan such as Tai Chung and Kaoshiung. Fortunately, I managed to visit one film developing lab in Tai Chung. I believe there could be ... [Read more...]
Shooting slide film is tedious if you aim to achieve accurate exposure settings for every shot. Unlike the C41 films, slide films have limited exposure latitude. After the first failed attempt and some trouble-shooting, I picked up Fuji Velvia 50 slide film to shoot again! You can read about my first attempt and where to ... [Read more...]
Analogue films entail both surprise and shock. I should be immuned to this but I can’t help feeling upset for a while when my photos on Rossmann 100 came back horrible. I had previously shot 4 rolls of expired Rossmann 100 and the photos were beautiful. However, this particular last roll of the batch came ... [Read more...]
Wow, it’s been 5 months since I last posted a blog post! Been so busy with my day job. So let’s continue from my previous post: I went Tokyo to buy films! As usual, I shoot films while travelling. And I used Leica M6 during this Tokyo trip. Unfortunately, I didn’t manage to get my ... [Read more...]
Hello fellow film shooters! I haven’t been blogging because I am very busy with my work. Thank goodness, I had a little vacation last week to Tokyo, Japan! We all know, Japan (particularly Tokyo) is somewhat a film heaven because that’s where Japan Camera Hunter hunts for all the beautiful pristine condition film cameras. Furthermore, ... [Read more...]