If you shoot with a manual advance film camera you’ve experienced that the first frame of the roll is usually a partial image. This happens when you take photos prior to your camera hitting zero on the frame counter. These photos are often looked over or forgotten when loading the film. If you advance the film completely to zero before taking a photo, you never get these “first of the roll” images, but they can be fun to play around with and plan for—like the photos below! If you’re trying to get this effect we recommend taking the same photo twice, so you have one partial image and one full image!
Do you have any cool first of the roll photos? If so, post them in our post on Facebook
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