Springtime in Coastal California on Film

Hi sweet friends!  Can I get a heck yes for the weekend being almost here?!  I don’t know about you but I am certainly grateful that tomorrow is Saturday… though the fact that it’s Friday means that I get to share a new “create” post with you!  This is equally as exciting!  For those of you just tuning in, I use Fridays on my blog as a platform to share my latest artwork (besides my typical photography) as a way to keep myself and you inspired!  Today I’m excited to be sharing some of my favorite film scans from our road trip to California!  Enjoy a few of my favorites! I hope it brightens your Friday!

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35mm Ektar film | Developed + Scans: Richard Photo Lab


February 20, 2015

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  1. Caitlin says:

    WHAT! lauren! these are amazing!! you are so talented.

  2. Natalie says:

    oh my! Love all of these! Can we go back? ;)

  3. Bekah says:

    I didn’t know you shot any film!! That’s so awesome!! Looks so beautiful too!! :)

  4. love film& california! It makes ne miss the gorgeous coastline!

  5. katie says:

    ektar is my fave!! love these lauren! :)

  6. Oh cool! California is my home state, moving back this July. Southern CA not Northern. I always loved the shape of the trees along the coast, they bend all these weird ways from the winds.

  7. Kat says:

    oh how I wish I was there in California today! This bitter cold makes these warm and inviting pictures so appealing right now. Beautiful.

  8. krista says:

    Your scans turned out so well!

  9. These are gorgeous lauren!! So much pretty!!!

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