I got my first camera in my mid teens it was a Mamiya C330, odd choice for a first camera but my Dad was a wedding photographer and that's what he bought for me. I never really took photography too seriously until my late 20's early 30's, I'm 38 now.
I was an early adopter of digital in the mid 90's, being an electronics engineer I thought it was cool. but by the early 2000's I had discovered that digital, wasn't doing it for me. Which is when I dusted off the old Mamiya C330 and got hooked on film. I now shoot only film and have a bad case of GAS, with too many cameras to count. I prefer medium format, but that doesn't stop me shooting Large format and 35mm ..
The last two years I have been getting into ALT-photography I'm really loving alt-photo techniques. I have been doing Bromoil, Salt Prints, Albumen prints. As of this month I can add dry plates to the list. I have a blog with my brother who is also a dedicated film shooter.
See more from film photographer Stephen Thorley and his brother on their blog.