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How to Process B&W Film at Home: An 8-Minute Crash Course by Ilford

If you’ve never tried your hand at black-and-white film photography before but would like to learn the basics of developing your own film at home, …

Plant Expert Explains How Flesh-Burning Giant Hogweed Is Invading America

"It's started to spread more aggressively.'<p>About a century ago, New England garden enthusiasts adopted the British trend of cultivating a towering, …

New York State

CineStill Df96 Monobath is the World’s Fastest B&W Film Process

CineStill just announced a “holy grail” of film photography: a single-step monobath called Df96 for processing any black-and-white film. The company …

Archives

The Story of Why Kodak Went From Photography Giant to Bankrupt

It really wasn't that long ago that Kodak was as ubiquitous in photography as the camera itself, and yet, nowadays, the company is sadly a shell of …

Photography

A 1983 Jean Michel-Basquiat-produced single has got a vinyl reissue

Rammellzee and K-Rob’s highly sought after ‘Beat Bop’ single, produced by artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, will be reissued by Get On Down on black and …

Cover Art

The troubling signs leading up to Anthony Bourdain’s suicide

It wasn’t like Anthony Bourdain to skip a good meal.<p>When the star of “Parts Unknown” didn’t come down from his hotel room for a rustic French dinner …

Olive Garden

The Online Photographer

I'm a fan of the work of TOP reader Roy Feldman, a working photographer from Detroit whose pictures I've seen in bits and pieces over the years. …

Photography

Want Your Child To Eat (Almost) Everything? There Is A Way

Experts will tell you that if you want to raise a kid who eats just about everything, you should feed them what you eat — assuming you're eating a varied, healthy diet. It's what most cultures have done for most of human history.<p>But American culture sends parents a very different message. Kids …

Nutrition

Watch: What Photographers Would Say If They Were Brutally Honest To Clients…

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Being a professional photographer is tough work, especially when you are dealing with customers of …

Canon Cameras

Anthony Bourdain and the Power of Telling the Truth

I have long maintained a theory that Anthony Bourdain—who died on Friday, at the age of sixty-one, of an apparent suicide—was the best-known celebrity in America. There are, I realize, actual ways to measure this sort of thing, but the intimacy that Bourdain cultivated with his fans was of a sort …

Sexual Harassment

An Interview with Jarob Ortiz, the New ‘Ansel Adams’ of the National Parks

In December of 2015, news broke that grabbed the attention of every photographer: the “Ansel Adams Job Opening” in the US Government. This is …

Photography

How Leica Camera Became a Unicorn and Why Ape Ditched Canon

Leica Camera – A Mythical Beast<p>The unicorn. A legendary creature described since antiquity as an animal with a single large, pointed, spiralling horn …

Cameras

The Online Photographer

Here's a dirty little secret for ya...people don't like rangefinder cameras.<p>I mean, obviously a few people do. But most people don't.<p>People like …

Cameras

The Goodman One is an open source 3D printable medium format camera you can make yourself

Dora Goodman is a creator of beautiful handcrafted and customised analogue film cameras. She’s always had an obsession with handmade objects, and …

Cameras

Mother and two-year-old son collaborate on 44-painting art show

Brandi Hofer doesn't believe in shutting her children out of her studio. In fact, they're invited to get messy. "I want to show them the beauty of …

Art

Revealing the Traumas of America’s Class System, in Photos

The photographer John-David Richardson commutes from graduate school in Lincoln, Nebraska to his hometown in Northern Alabama each winter and summer. …

Domestic Violence

What Kind Of Parent Are You: Carpenter Or Gardener?

There are two kinds of parents in modern America, says Alison Gopnik in her recent book, The Gardener and the Carpenter.<p><b>About 'How To Raise A Human'</b><p>Does raising kids have to be stressful? Is it really dangerous for babies to sleep with mom? Do chores have to be a fight? Over the next month, NPR …

Parenting

Tutorial: How to Develop Color Negative Films at Home

<i>If you’re yet to develop your first C41 film at home, you’ll get an idea how it’s done in a quick video</i><p>Whether you’ve been shooting film for a while …

Tutorials

Sally Mann Looks Back on Life in the American South

“The past is never dead. It’s not even past,” William Faulkner wrote in the 1951 novel <i>Requiem for a Nun</i>. He understood the ways in which history is …

Film photography blogs to follow

As film photography has bounced back in the last half decade, there’s also been a big increase in the number of blogs devoted to it.<p>Jim Grey of the …

Scientists find secret behind sweet sound of Stradivarius violins

The violins made by the Italian masters Andrea Amati and Antonio Stradivari are celebrated as the finest ever made, but the secret behind their perfect sound has mystified experts for centuries.<p>Now scientists in Taiwan believe they have hit on an answer. Using software normally reserved for speech …

Guitar

Why The Older You Get, The More You Hate Everyone (And Why That's OK)

Ad failed to load<p>You know how you're always talking about how you hate everyone? The thing is, the older you get, the more real this is.<p>True story: I …

The Case Of The Stolen Succulents

California Game Warden Pat Freeling got the first tip off that something was wrong in Mendocino county back in mid-December, when he received an anonymous call from a disgruntled postal patron.<p>The tipster told Freeling that she'd gotten stuck in the post office line behind a man, shipping dozens of …

Mendocino County

Opinion | Enigmas of abstraction

Thursday, 10:00am<br>17 May 2018<p>Enigmas of abstraction<p>Photography records with startling accuracy. Why use it to create non-representational images? …

These 23 Images Take Engagement Photography To The Next Level

They're exquisite.<p>Think all engagement photos are painfully awkward and cheesy beyond belief? Think again.<p>On Tuesday, Junebug Weddings announced the winners of their 2018 “Best of the Best Engagement Photography” contest, and the images are a cut above the rest. A panel of judges, along with the …

Markus Hofstaetter Shows How He Prepares Metal Plates for Wet Plate Photography

<i>Aside from preparing the chemicals, Markus Hofstaetter also has to make his own metal plates for his wet plate photography</i><p>Part of what catches the …

How to make perfect fried rice (and I mean perfect)

I make really great fried rice. Before you silently judge me for this arrogance, know this: Behind this hubris lies the wisdom of my Chinese in-laws. …

Three of the Best Whiskies You Can Find in Stores, According to 48 Experts

The 2018 San Francisco Spirits Competition has released its full list of winners and, unsurprisingly, nearly every spirit that made it to the …

7 Rhubarb Recipes That Aren't Your Grandma's Pie

If you’re looking for a new veggie to add to your weekly rotation, we’ve got a suggestion. Rhubarb is bright red, a little sour, and—despite some …

Food

Samsung launches LED that 'boosts plant growth'

Samsung Electronics has launched the LH351B Red, an LED that emits red at 660nm wavelength and boosts photosynthesis of plants.<p>Samsung has launched …