June 3, 2008

Elise & Drew's Engagements













Want to know a secret about these images? These are the first C-41 (color negative) images I've developed MYSELF. Yes, that is right, MYSELF. No lab to develope the film. I picked up one of our own and it is out of this world. I love film.

21 comments:

serena grace said...

oh my goodness.....these photos are gorgeous!! i seriously love your work, jonathan!

J. D. said...

Drew gave me his spot in front of the stage at MMJ a few years back and got me into the seated area for the Dead. Small world.

elise L photography said...

NAILED IT! We are so happy with them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Let me email you right now.

W3 Ward Blog said...

Magazinemagazinemagazine! This couple is PERFECT in front of the camera; I love her mood and his rugged good looks. What a beautiful couple with exquisite pics :) U rock!

Whitney Hardie said...

Jonathan, these are awesome! I am so excited about the developing machine.

Jennica said...

WOW!!!! Out of this world gorgeous! I don't know what it is about these...but they are some of my favorite engagements I have EVER seen. These ROCK!!!

Rachel said...

developing your own negatives?! now, that's hard work. I was never that good at the developing part, but yours are spot on!

love the backlight on the first shot.

Jonathan Canlas said...

rachel, we are not developing them by hand mind you, we load the film and put it in a machine. our negs are night and day compared to the developed negs we were getting from our lab. our chemistry is SPOT on. SPOT ON.

TSimpson said...

Very nice. That is awesome Jon.
Everything is coming together.

stacie smith said...

Awesome. I'm glad that little machine is working well for you... it is the one you showed me, right?

Katie Beverley said...

Beautiful!

Cliff Brunk said...

Nice man. What magazine are these for again?

Jonathan Canlas said...

stacie, definitely not a machine anyone has laid eyes on. we got this machine about a month ago and literally got it up and running last week. i think 2 other people outside of leo and i have seen it and one of those people is leo's wife.

roxyandkai / photography by sarah quiara said...

Love 'em!! :)

brandon & brittany said...

where were these taken? they are so beautiful!

Jonathan Canlas said...

you'd never guess where these were.

west provo on center street under the highway where various unmentionable things happen.

no joke.

Rachel said...

a machine...well that does make me feel better. I had visions of you shooting all day and staying up all night elbow deep in fixer! I want to see it! maybe I would shoot film more if i had more post control.

good for you! that's exciting. let me know when you open "canlas lab" for the public. :)

Alicia Brown Photo said...

Huzzah!It's thrilling developing film. Isn't it?!?!

Michelle Moore said...

The film quality makes them look like magazine tears. Lovely & inspiring. I might have to go back to film again. I miss my days in the B&W darkroom....

Great work!

Anna said...

wow - i bow down to you...your artistic vision is amazing!

Amy said...

Nicely done Jonathan, really a great set.