Street Photography: Film vs Digital

In general, there’re two approaches available for the street photographer who uses both digital and film cameras.

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With a digital camera, you could take multiple shots of the same scene.

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You could take a shot that you think might not work but do it just to see what happens.

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In other words, you could AFFORD to experiment with a digital camera.

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With a film camera, you’d tend to be more circumspect.

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This means that film photography reveals your competency.

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After all, even if you could afford it, a wasted shot is wasted film.

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Camera: Olympus XA2

Film: Ilford XP2 400

London’s Underground, British Museum

I was in the tube when I saw him.

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Very elegant, I thought.

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No one noticed.

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My camera’s shutter click was inaudible in the tube.

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Do I dare take another shot?

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OK – last one.

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Outside the British Museum.

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Inside the British Museum.

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At the Gloucester Road Station… or was it South Kensington?

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Camera: Canon 600D

Lens: Canon 40mm f/2.8 STM

Exhibition Road, London

I was in London for a few days for a conference and of course, I brought my cameras along.

This was taken along Exhibition Road.

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Here’re some shots in the museums along the road.

At Natural History Museum:

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Roar.

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Funny juxtaposition.

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The above was at the Science Museum.

There’s a line of tension marked by the positions of the people.

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At the Victoria and Albert Museum.

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I think it looks better in monochome.

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Camera: Canon 600D

Lens: Canon 40mm f/2.8 STM