Website banner comprising an old large format film camera pencil drawing of the left with the text: GRAINY PHOTOS, FILM PHOTOGRAPHY. A black-and-white photo on the right shows an arid landscape with a large dessicated tree in the left foreground with rolling hills in the mid and background.

Film photography

Welcome to my photo blog about film photography featuring photos of places in Spain. All the photos are shot on film (mostly black-and-white) using vintage cameras.

Let’s go and shoot some film…

My latest posts:
A colour film photo of tiny blue Andalucian wildflowers.

Wildflowers in Andalucia

Andalucia, Spain, boasts a diverse range of wildflowers and this year, the flowers have been exceptional because of the rain several weeks ago. See fifteen colour film photos of wildflowers in Andalucia…

21 April 2024 · 4 min · Rom Gostomski
A black-and-white film photo of

Photographing wild garlic

Eleven photos of wild garlic flowers taken with a Mamiya M645 vintage camera… and the problem I had with Fomapan 200 film.

4 April 2024 · 6 min · Rom Gostomski
A black-and-white film photo in the centre of Potes showing the road bridge across the river. Beyond are townhouses with mountains in the mist in the background.

Potes

A tour of Potes with 21 film photos. Potes is a picturesque town in the foothills of the Picos de Europa mountain range, offering history, stunning natural scenery and outdoor recreational opportunities.

2 March 2024 · 7 min · Rom Gostomski
A black-and-white film photo of the Puente Nuevo (New Bridge) in Ronda.

Ronda

Find out about Ronda in Spain, known for its stunning scenery, rich history, and cultural heritage - includes fifteen film photos of the most famous landmarks.

25 February 2024 · 8 min · Rom Gostomski
A black-and-white film photo of a narrow street in Mogarraz

Mogarraz

Twenty black-and-white film photos from Mogarraz taken with vintage cameras. Mogarraz is one of my favourite villages in Spain; it has history, is very picturesque, has a great location, and oozes charm.

18 February 2024 · 6 min · Rom Gostomski
A black-and-white film photo of a very grand abandoned cortijo complex. The main house is on the left with various outbuildings to the right.

Two Abandoned Cortijos

Twenty-three photos of two abandoned cortijos taken with a vintage Pentax Spotmatic film camera during a morning walk.

14 February 2024 · 4 min · Rom Gostomski
A colour film photo looking out to sea. In the foreground is a deserted beach with a rocky outcrop and a lifeguard lookout hut on the right. On the sea horizon, there is a sailing boat.

Harman Phoenix 200 film - roll 3

All 36 photos from my third roll of Harman Phoenix 200 film, shot mostly on the coast near Motril. I think these are my best Phoenix 200 photos so far.

13 February 2024 · 6 min · Rom Gostomski
A colour film photo of trail signposts in the Cazorla Natural Park

Harman Phoenix 200 film – roll 2

Harman Phoenix 200 is a new colour C41 negative film, full of character and a unique look. See all 36 photos from my second roll of this interesting film.

9 February 2024 · 6 min · Rom Gostomski
A black-and-white film photo of a street in Frigiliana.

Frigiliana

Frigiliana is a picture-postcard white village in Southern Spain - see twenty-four B&W film photos taken with a Mamiya M645 film camera on Ilford FP4 film.

22 January 2024 · 4 min · Rom Gostomski
A film photo of of autumn leaves and fruits on a tree.

Harman Phoenix 200 colour film – first impressions

My first impressions of the Harman Phoenix 200 colour film, a brand-new ISO 200, C41 colour experimental film with high contrast, strong visible grain and loads of character.

21 January 2024 · 7 min · Rom Gostomski