Sunday, October 28, 2012

Digital or Film

Lately, I've been swooning over the look of film. I seriously love it so much and I never thought I'd say that. I always thought I'd be that person who wanted to shoot digitally forever. But to tell you the truth, I'd love to make the switch to shooting solely film one day. That day is not now and probably not for another five years but someday, I'm going to shoot a wedding, or at least a portrait session, with film.

I bought VSCO for Lightroom a couple months ago and was disappointed at first that I spent the money on it. Weird, right? Because now I'm loving it. I seriously am the most indecisive person. I change my mind so much and my love for a certain look in photos is ever-changing. I can't decide right now if I like bright, crisp images or grainy, film-looking images better. I think it's a tie and that's really a problem because I can't do both. Haha. There's got to be a consistency in my pictures.

Anyway, as I spend the next few weeks playing around with VSCO and trying to decide what I want my brand, in terms of photos, to look like, do enjoy these self portraits I took on Friday. I really tried to think out of the box for these and I'm incredibly thrilled with how they turned out. Enjoy!

P.S. If you can't tell by now from pictures of me on here and on my Facebook page, brushing my hair has gotten old. I'm starting a new trend of tangly hair.


  1. vsco is the best, and these are gorgeous. amen.

  2. you are so gorgeous, meredith! and you're rocking the model poses - tyra would be proud :)

  3. These are really great Meredith. The b&w are so nice! ...can't wait to buy VSCO!! :)


  5. oh, girl! that 2nd one, and the 2nd to last one... wow. these are ALL stunning. as are you. :) and VSCO is awesome. xx

  6. these are amazing! they're all self portraits?! meredith, you are stunning, no joke. :)

  7. Lovely! What do you use for your self portraits? A timer or a remote? Also, do you set up a tripod?

    1. Thank you Hannah! :) I use an RC-6 remote and a tripod. That's all. It's super easy. I usually shoot in aperture priority and let my camera guess the focus, rather than me using the center dot, because my face may not be in the center. The camera actually does a great job of getting the focus correct. :)