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An envelope in a Barcelona flea market held the work of an unknown master photographer

The lost photos of Barcelona<p>A rare talent, hidden in an envelope<p>In the summer of 2001, American Tom Sponheim was vacationing in Barcelona with his …

We Need To Talk About Beating Up Your Books

In celebration of raggedy-ass books.

How to make Turkish coffee at home

Ayperi Demircioglu is at the back of the Anatolian Gift Shop in Huntington Beach, calmly watching as a small pot of coffee begins to bubble. Savoring a cup of the rich, thick brew is a ritual she's relished since she was a child, raised near the Black Sea in Turkey. She is brewing a pot of Turkish …

I Built My Own Medium Format Film Scanner from a Shoe Box

Unless you have the dough to get a lab scanner, it is a painful process to scan your own film. Luckily one day all the photo labs dumped their Pakon …

12 Reasons Photographers Still Choose to Shoot Film over Digital

This year will mark forty years since the invention of the first functioning digital camera, and despite it being a measly 0.01 megapixels, it …

Photographer Uses 160-Year-Old Camera To Take Eerily Beautiful Portraits

Giles Clement is a contemporary photographer who likes to do things the old-fashioned way, because the Nashville-based creative makes eerily …

Photography

An 1890 Photochrom Tour of Istanbul

These color views of late 19th century Turkey features the Bayezit Mosque, Yeni Cami, the fountain of Sultan Ahmet III, the Galata Bridge, Eyüp …

Richard Kern shares unreleased Polaroids from 80s and 90s

No stranger to the underground, self-confessed voyeur Richard Kern has shone a light on New York’s underbelly since he first gained notoriety in the city’s thriving East Village art scene in the 1980s.<p>His photo and film work are often earmarked with keywords like sex, violence and perversion – …

Kodak Is Ending the Production of Its Acetate Film Base

Ready for some very sad news? Along with all the other problems that Kodak is going through, today the company is ceasing production of their acetate …

Nikon | Imaging Products | Nikon SP Limited Edition

Nikon SP Limited Edition<p>Nikon SP Limited Edition realizes the impossible<p>Nikon SP Limited Edition (hereinafter referred to as SP repro model) is a …

Are you hip to the slow coffee trend?

Which café makes the best coffee in Vancouver?<p>Here we go again. This is a question I'm often asked and one that drives me crazy because, well, it's akin to asking which British Columbia winery makes the best wine. Hmm, let's see. Do you prefer white or red; an obscure ehrenfelser or a bodacious …

How do you write about life when it's lived on computers?

We live more and more of our life through the screens of laptops and smartphones, but how do we represent this on the page? In his 2004 novel Eastern …

What Is It About a Bookstore?

The other night I was shopping in New Haven, CT and wandered into The Yale Bookstore. I didn't plan to go in, and wasn't in need of a book, I just can't seem to walk by a bookstore and not stop in.<p>I started up front at the best-sellers section where I spotted a copy of <i>The Great Gatsby</i>. Picked it …

Garry Winogrand's classic and unseen photographs – gallery

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2013/may/18/garry-winogrand-classic-and-unseen-photographs<p>720<p>Garry Winogrand is seen by many as the …

A Beautiful Video of the Daguerreotype Process

The way film photographers feel about digital photographers may be the way daguerreotype photographers feel about the film guys. Working with …

I’m still here: back online after a year without the internet

I was wrong.<p>One year ago I left the internet. I thought it was making me unproductive. I thought it lacked meaning. I thought it was "corrupting my soul."<p>It's a been a year now since I "surfed the web" or "checked my email" or "liked" anything with a figurative rather than literal thumbs up. I've …

These 4 Sisters Were Photographed Every Year For 36 Years

The year was 1975 when world-renowned Nicolas Nixon, a professor of photography at the Massachusetts College of Art originally photographed his wife …

Photos Created by Coating Negatives with Gasoline and Setting Them On Fire

Lisle, Illinois-based photographer Peter Hoffman‘s “Fox River Derivatives” project is a series of abstract photos that question mankind’s …

Articles about things come apart todd mclellan on Dwell.com - Dwell

We all have a work hero, right? That someone whose vision and practice inspires us in some way to push harder and stay...<p>In the summer of 2001, Element Skateboards founder Johnny Schillereff stumbled on a new addition to a YMCA skate camp in Northern...<p>Today, we kicked off this year’s annual Dwell …

The Delicate Art of Analog Photography & Film Printing

Photography has conquered new ground and has seen its popularity grow by leaps and bounds with innovation in the field of camera electronics, …