Five Reasons I Like to Photograph French Doors on Film

There are unconscious patterns that emerge when one looks at their own photographs.  It appears that while traveling in France, I like to photograph doors on film.  Here are five images that illustrate why.

#1 - Because they stand still and make it easy for beginners.

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  • Location: Saint-Emilion, France
  • Time: July 2001
  • Camera: Canon Rebel 2000
  • Film: Kodachrome 64

#2 - Because textures look amazing on black and white film.

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  • Location: Saint-Sulpice des Pommiers, France.
  • Time: October 2014
  • Camera: Fuji GF670
  • Film: Kodak Tri-X

#3 - And because the shadows really stand out.

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  • Location: Pau, France.
  • Time: October 2014
  • Camera: Fuji GF670
  • Film: Kodak Tri-X

#4 - Because the color contrast can be striking.

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  • Location: Madiran, France.
  • Time: October 2014
  • Camera: Fuji GF670
  • Film: Kodak Portra 400

#5 - Because the old buildings have great character.

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  • Location: Saint-Emilion, France.
  • Time: October 2014
  • Camera: Fuji GF670
  • Film: Kodak Portra 400

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