A Walk Around Hollywood (35mm)

After living in the digital world of images for a long time, I figured it was about time to let film do the talking. Recently my brother-in-law offered to lend me his 35mm film camera. He brought it over and I let it sit on my desk for a few weeks. It looked old and out of place next to my slick flat panel monitor. Where does one even buy film anymore? Turns out Amazon has got us amateurs covered. I kept it on the cheap side, 4 rolls for $10.99 (Fujifilm 1014258 Superia X-TRA 400 35mm Film). Once the film arrived, I actually had to go on YouTube to learn how to load a film camera. It doesn’t get more beginner than that. The camera had a very easy learning curve and despite never having shot film before, I have been looking through lenses for the past fifteen years so thing became clear fast. Once I got the hang of it, I took it for a walk around Hollywood. Here’s what came out of the camera:

Unlike most of the images I have shot thus far with my DSLR, these are unaltered, unedited and un-cropped. I took the 4 rolls to a lab down the street (this place), paid $56 and hoped for the best.

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In The Sierras: Photography by Matias Masucci and Briann Baker

Photography by Matias Masucci and Briann Baker.

These were taken in the late summer of 2014. It was our first trip where photography played a prominent role.

This trip was inspired in part by my growing acquaintance with the thoughts and ideas of John Muir.

When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.

John Muir

Noise Matters Set Photography by Stefania Rosini

Noise Matters Set Photography by Stefania Rosini.

Noise Matters: The Photo-Documentary. This is a photographic essay on the making of the feature film Noise Matters by set photographer Stefania Rosini. It documents the 53 days of principal photography between March 19, 2009 and May 23rd 2009 and the incredible people who have made it possible.


(What follows is a small preview of the over 300 photographs.)

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