100 Strangers project

Today, I shot my first photo of a project that I’m going to attempt to accomplish in 2012, the 100 Strangers Project.

Find out more about the project and see pictures taken by other photographers at the 100 Strangers Flickr Group page

This is the first large scale project that I’m attempting to do since completing my 365 project on June 30th, 2010.  See the results of that project.

The rules that I’m setting up for myself are that I’m going to shoot this project with a film EOS-1 body, using black and white film (I’ve picked up Ilford Delta 100).  I’m also going to limit myself to one photo with that film body, and whatever shot I get with that one shot, will be it.  I will allow a second shot if I know there was a mechanical failure (like strobes didn’t fire for instance) or if the subject blinks or something like that.  Before I shoot the one shot, I will allow any number of shots to be done with my digital camera first.

Because of the nature of the project being on film, I am unable to post any of the results of the project until I develop the roll, which is 36 exposures.  I will update this blog post with a link to the set when I am able to start posting.

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