2015 State Fair of Texas Photographed On Medium Format Analog Film

The 2015 State Fair of Texas in Dallas was so much fun and I captured some interesting people and scenes of it on analog medium format film.

2015 State Fair of Texas Photographed On Medium Format Analog Film
The swing ride or chair swing ride at the Texas State Fair

I love the State Fair of Texas, it’s like Christmas to me. The atmosphere, the people, the noise, and the food all inspire me when I attend the fair. I go every year, usually several times a year. This year on a couple of my visits to the 2015 State Fair of Texas I brought my Hasselblad 500cm. And a couple of rolls of Kodak Portra 400 to photograph it. I thought it would be really interesting to capture scenes and people with medium format film. I had no idea what to expect, it turned out to be a really fun and creative experience.

My camera started having some light leak issues. So, I had to get a new back for it. After I developed these photos and brought this other Hasselblad film back to a shop. I learned the sprockets were slipping and causing the images to overlay on the top and bottom of them. Despite that, I was still able to get some really cool photos of the fair on medium format film.

A carved pumpkin
The Texas Star at night

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