| Dec 5, 11:00 AM
Welcome to our newest addition to the Impossible Blog: Impossible’s Analog Travelogue! In this series, we’ll be showcasing fantastic Impossible photos taken on voyages the world over. This entry comes from Matt Smith, who just visited Spain and brought along some Impossible film…
Back in 1999, a group of 8 or 9 of us travelled from our shared university house in Wales, UK to a friend’s parents’ villa near Denia on the East coast of Spain for a sunny holiday that happened to also be my 21st birthday. You can imagine the 10 days that followed.
This September, a group consisting of mainly the same people met in another villa near Denia, to attend the wedding of our friend who owned the villa from the previous holiday, where the wedding was to be held. Friends travelled from the USA, Oman and other far flung places for the wedding. This was also a reunion of lifelong friends, impossible to believe 13 years had passed since the last trip. A week of good times, parties, relaxing, swimming and ping pong followed, as well as a beautiful wedding, where we were still in the pool at 5am.
Luckily for me I had a few packs of the new PX 70 Color Protection test film and some PX 600UV+ with me, along with my trusted SX-70. This was the point I feel that Impossible film has really made it. Great colours, no shielding, no hassle, just shoot it! The weather was 35 degrees plus and bright Mediterranean sun, not a problem, the film performed brilliantly.
I live in Cornwall, UK, with my wife and black labrador. I like to be outside, taking photos (but not taking that too seriously), surfing, and working on a website to allow the fun things to happen.
If you’ve recently taken a trip on which you shot some Impossible photos or plan on taking one soon, please let us know on our Flickr thread.