Mariam in the Gardens | Portrait Session in 35mm

Mariam in the Gardens | Portrait Session in 35mm

Look at this beaut!  I had such a fun time exploring Descanso Gardens with Mariam…who is also a fellow film photographer!  Go check out her gorgeous work on Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/mariamkhudik/

Thanks for being such a fantastic model Mariam and being down for anything!  Even laying upside down on a giant white globe :)  I love how these turned out:

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A Brooklyn Visit in 35mm | Family Film Photography Los Angeles

A Brooklyn Visit in 35mm | Family Film Photography Los Angeles

Meet Kiyoshi!  The cutest little nugget living in Brooklyn.  On my way to a cabin upstate I had time to drop in, say hello for the first time, and capture some sweet little moments.  Matt and Kimiyo…you did good.

Shot on 35mm | Porta 400

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Shannon @smwimages

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Senior Portraits with Caroline | 35mm Film Photographer Los Angeles

Senior Portraits with Caroline | 35mm Film Photographer Los Angeles

The more I shoot with film the more I adore it!  Caroline was such a lovely subject, she had been taking film photography in high school and wanted her senior portraits to be taken with film.  I jump for joy when anyone requests 35mm :)

Film: Porta 400 & Ilford 400

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film, oh how magical you are.

 

 

Shannon @smwimages

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Second Home Pavilion LA | with karla in 35mm

Second Home Pavilion LA | with karla in 35mm

Another amazing shoot with Karla!

@karlagrooves – go find her

The second I saw this installation I knew I had to come back with my film camera.  Wowza what an inspiring space.  A dreamy wonderland of color.  It’s up until November, go explore!  (maybe don’t go at noon like we did, unless you like saunas)

Film: Porta 400

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xo

Shannon @smwimages

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Día de los Muertos on Olvera Street 2017 | 35mm Film Photography

Día de los Muertos on Olvera Street 2017 |  35mm Film Photography

Born and raised in LA and I had never witnessed any of the Day of the Dead parades on Olvera Street.  This year I set the date on my calendar and headed out with my Canon AE1 and a roll of Porta 400 film.  Oh what a sight it was to behold…

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xoxo

Shannon

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Katie Rose is LIT | Fire Hooping Photo Session Los Angeles | 35mm Film

Katie Rose is LIT | Fire Hooping Photo Session Los Angeles | 35mm Film

I was so excited to try out my new film camera with FIRE HOOPING! Katie Rose is a serious superstar when it comes to all things flow.  Oh, and ridiculously brave.  I don’t know how she dances with hot flames that close to her body and keeps her cool.  Do you see her expressions?  Not even a trace of unease.  Such a fun shoot, thanks for sharing your evening and art with me Katie!

I highly recommend following her on instagram for some gorgeous hoop flows, whimsical paintings, and all sorts of creative endeavors – @tippytoes_flows

Camera: Canon AE1

Film: Kodak Porta 400

First things first…puppy.

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Ok, now on to the hooping spectacular:

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xoxo

Shannon

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Into the Woods | Celebrating 3 Birthdays in Upstate NY | 35mm Film by Los Angeles Photographer

Into the Woods | Celebrating 3 Birthdays in Upstate NY | 35mm Film by Los Angeles Photographer

I keep ending up in NY!  One of my favorite people lives there (hi Sarah) and it was her birthday last weekend.  We had a big campout celebration at her cabin with two other friends with close birthdays plus maybe 15 more people from Brooklyn and Albany.  We were all forced to unplug from our devices – no service for miles and it was kind of awesome!  Here is what my camera saw…

Film: Porta 400

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T H E  E N D

Back in Los Angeles and feeling refreshed….

xoxo

Shannon

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