Ray Green

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The classic Holga camera finally goes digital

I have three Holga cameras sitting in a box with at least one still loaded with film. Plastic and unpredictable, the low-fi aesthetic makes portraits and landscapes look dreamy and from another time.<p>But film isn’t as easy or as cheap to develop, scan and print as it once was, so many photographers …

Cameras

Perfectly Exposed, No Batteries Required

No exposure meter, no batteries, no problem; make perfectly exposed photos with this handy DIY exposure calculator.<p>The top three questions that I’m …

Shutter Speed

Vintage Photos Remember the Dogs of the First World War

Although most of the heroes of the First World War are remembered as human, tens of thousands of dogs, from Jack Russell Terriers to Dobermans, were …

OpEd: The camera as a luxury item – or, a tale of two cameras

Here’s a question I’ve been pondering for some time: how is it possible that these cameras (and others) are so similar in some ways, yet wildly …

Phones

Pocket Watch Pinhole Camera

I'm not exactly sure what stream of thoughts lead to this idea. I had been looking for an interesting way to use optics or lenses on a ring or …

Pinhole Cameras

Lomography's New Lomo'Instant Splitzer Will Make Your Hipster Photos Even More Hipster

Today, Lomography is announcing something that, well, we’re not totally sure what the heck it does. At least technically speaking or how it works …

Photography

Toy Camera Guide

I love toy cameras because they produce unexpected and messy images. A few months ago I shared my camera list (all of the camera equipment that I use …

Serious Fun: 7 Toy Cameras Worth Your Consideration

In today’s marketplace, it’s easy to find cameras with rugged, durable bodies constructed of magnesium alloy frames and polycarbonate exteriors; with …

You can't make this stuff up! I found this Holga in my van after a summer on the river! What a surprise when I opened it up!

Photographer Ignas Kutavicius takes selfies in the most low-tech way imaginable. Wanting to combine his love for the modern world and analog photography, he created a head-mounted pinhole camera. Meet...

Photographer Ignas Kutavicius takes selfies in the most low-tech way imaginable.<p>Wanting to combine his love for the modern world and analog …

Manual Mode Cheat Sheet! This is perfect!! I need this on a keychain or something so I can always get it right! | Food | Pinterest | Photography, Cameras and P…

Manual Mode Cheat Sheet! This is perfect!! I need this on a keychain or something so I can always get it right!

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How to Shoot From The Hip » Expert Photography<p>17 Creative Photography Tutorials to Cure Boredom » ExpertPhotography<p>Photo Editing Checklist<p>Heres a …

17 Lessons Henri Cartier-Bresson Has Taught Me About Street Photography

<i>As this article is very long, I recommend reading this by saving it to Pocket or Instapaper. All photos in this article are copyrighted by Henri</i> …

These Beautiful Antique Photos Were Made With Potato Starch

Almost 30 years before Kodachrome, two French brothers invented a way to take color photos. The autochrome process they developed gave the soft, slightly blurred images the feel of an Impressionist painting.<p>In 1907, the Lumière brothers, Auguste and Louis, introduced the first viable method of …

Travel Photography

Introducing The Krappy Kamera Contest, A Photography Competition That Honors Lo-Fi Beauty

We live in an age of egalitarian photography. Anyone with access to a smart phone and an Instagram filter is potentially capable of producing a beautiful image. No longer is it necessary to buy the next and best DSLR or invest in a trendy Leica. As famed photojournalist Ernst Haas put it, "The …

Gordon Parks' Never-Before-Seen Photos Of 1950s Segregation

Gordon Parks was only a teenager when he left his hometown of Fort Scott, Kansas. The youngest of 15, Parks chose to make a living for himself after his mother passed away, and wound up becoming the first African American photographer for Life Magazine.<p>Only two years after his first Life …

31 Rolls of Undeveloped Film from a Soldier in WWII Discovered and Processed

Photographer Levi Bettweiser is the man behind the Rescued Film Project, an effort to find and rescue old and undeveloped rolls of film from the far …

How to Find and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Sharp Backgrounds

You are out photographing a landscape. You have a nice foreground and background in the frame, and you want as much as possible in focus. You set a …

Digital Photography

Comparing the Image Quality of Film and Digital

There have been a few film versus digital articles here and there on the interwebs, but seems like very few have approached the subject in a …

Trees can live for a staggering amount of time, but given enough time, a photographic print will eventually decay

Trees can live for a staggering amount of time, but given enough time, a photographic print will eventually decay.<p>Beth Moon traveled the world capturing images of ancient trees, and printed them with a platinum/palladium process that lasts indefinitely.

In the years following WW2, San Francisco went through something of a golden age

In the years following WW2, San Francisco went through something of a golden age.<p>Fourth generation San Franciscan Fred Lyon captured the energy and optimism of this era in his lovely black and white photos.<p><i>Thanks Carolyn!</i>

You may only associate them with that ultra hip friend of yours, but thrift stores are not just a depot for cardigans, they’re an America…

You may only associate them with that ultra hip friend of yours, but thrift stores are not just a depot for cardigans, they’re an American tradition.<p>Photographer Jenna Isaacson Pfueller went on a 13,000-mile journey to document the diverse cultures alive in America’s thrift stores.

Incredibly Unique Images Created from Alternative Processing

Germany-based photographer and art director Tanja Deuss uses a Polaroid SX-70 camera to produce her unusual photographs in her ongoing series, Abheben. Stepping beyond the traditional photograph, Deuss produces unique compositions where the paper and the chemicals become as much a part of the final …

Photography

The Building of A Homemade 4x5 Polaroid Camera

<b>All images by Lucus Landers. Used with permission.</b><p>Photographer Lucus Landers recently graduated from Pratt Institute in the fall; and while there he …

A Gorgeous Wooden DIY Pinhole Camera that Carpenters and Photographers Alike Can be Proud Of

We’ve shown off a number of impressive DIY pinhole cameras before, but this one, designed by Scott Yu-Jan, might just take the cake. Made almost …

Awesome DIY Steel and Wood Panoramic Camera Shoots 6×17 Photos, Gets 4 Photos Per Roll of 120 Film

We’ve shared some pretty awesome DIY cameras with you in the past, and today we’ve run across one of the most impressive to date.<p>A 6×17 panorama film …

This DIY Pinhole Camera Was Inspired by the Iconic Diana F

Ray Panduro knows most everything there is to know about pinhole cameras. As his previous design shows, he’s a determined artist who can get the job …

Pinhole Podcast Episode 6 - Chris Keeney

Podcast (pinhole-podcast): Play in new window | Download<p>Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS<p>We are SO excited about the special guest we have for this …

Go on an American Road Trip with the World's Greatest Photographers

[Young Couple in Parked Open-Air Car, Ossining, New York], 1932–34 © Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Walker Evans<p>1 of …