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An Explanation of Film Types and Formats

Don’t know how and what film to choose for your first analog camera? Photographer Stefan Litster has an excellent video showing off the various film …

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 …

Five Mags: The Art of Analogue Film

Why shoot on film? Anyone with either an entry-level DSLR or smartphone camera can snap some beautiful shots and share them with the world. Digital photography is more convenient, less expensive and still yields stunning results. So who are these diehards still fiddling with 35mm?<p>To answer that, …

Nikon F - Still purdy... and so can you!

This ad comes to us from a 1966 ad in LIFE magazine. That was a special "photography issue", with a story on human vision, and how the photographic …

Take a Trip Down Memory Lane With The Sound of Film

Past and present film shooters will love this short video while newcomers to photography will scratch their heads wondering what’s going on.<p>Robert …

The Wonderful World of Rolleiflex TLR Photography: Buying a Used Rolleiflex TLR

What makes a Rolleiflex TLR so special? Many things. To start, TLR stands for twin lens reflex. “Twin” because there are two lenses. And reflex means …

First Test: Leica I Model A, latest 1930 model

January 1930 and I have just been asked by E. Leitz Optische Werke to review the latest version of their tiny marvel of technology, the Leica I Model …

Cameras

15 Film Cameras You Can Still Buy Brand New

By the middle of the first decade of this century the digital revolution had transformed photography so completely that that the ranks of film …

archatlas: The Dying Art of Darkroom Printing The comparison images above show photographer Dennis Stock’s iconic portrait of James Dean in Times Square. The test print on top shows all the work Inirio put into making the final photo look the way it does. The lines and circles you see reveal Inirio’s strategies for dodging and burning the image under the enlarger, with numbers scattered throughout the image to note different exposure times. Sarah Coleman of The Literate Lens wonders whether the magic of seeing this process will carry over at all into our new digital age: Over the last fifteen years, almost every photographer I’ve interviewed has waxed poetic about that “magical” experience of seeing an image develop in chemicals for the first time. You have to wonder whether today’s young photographers will rhapsodize as much about the first time they color-calibrated their monitors. Images and text via + via (via archatlas)

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Photography

Why Film Is Not Dead: Meet The Camera Shop that Specialise Only in Film Photography

The debate surrounding the relevancy of film cameras is an ongoing one; the opinions about which vary from photographer to photographer. The …

Cameras

Steve Schapiro shares photographs of America’s heroes

“I remember very vividly being really impressed how Henri Cartier-Bresson captured a moment,” photographer Steve Schapiro told us earlier this year. “There were three elements that made up a good photo; emotion, design and information.” Cartier-Bresson called it the “decisive moment”, and it’s …

Nick Collingwood: Instant Film Wedding Photography

<i>All images by Nick Collingwood. Used with permission.</i><p>“People loved the nostalgic quality and texture that the instant film had plus the couples loved …

Photography

So How Does Analog Film Work Anyway?

Even though it contains some of the most memorable images in human history, how many of us really know how film actually works?<p>Let’s break it down to …

Black and white film development for lazy people

<b>Black and white film development for lazy people by Colin Barey</b><br>colin Barey has been kind enough to share with us his technique for stand developing …

The stories behind rarely seen photos of Bowie in the 70s

“In documentary, you are trying to record a moment. You are not just trying to get close enough to get a portrait, you are trying to get a sense of the time period and the place,” muses Steve Schapiro when addressing the differences between photographic forms. In short, he’s a photographer whose …

Street Photography

Pinhole Photography With a Camera Made from a Shoebox

<i>All images by Daniel Singer. Used with permission.</i><p>“I originally used the shoe box because it was a good size to start with, I had one laying around …

Try To Get Through These Iconic Photos Of Prince Without Crying

The musician, known as much for his hit songs as he was for his eclectic style and rebellious attitude, died Thursday at the age of 57.<p>Legendary pop musician and singer Prince died Thursday at the age of 57. The artist was found inside Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minnesota, where he lived, recorded …

Kodak will give free 35mm film to some filmmakers on Kickstarter

It's no easy to feat to shoot a movie on film these days, but Kodak and Kickstarter are trying to change that. The two companies have partnered to offer free and discounted film to select Kickstarter campaigns. If a filmmaker's campaign qualifies for Kodak's help, Kodak will offer up to $20,000 …

Filmmaking

When Guns N’ Roses Ruled the Jungle: Exclusive Photos of the Hard Rockers in Their Wild Heyday

Check out this exclusive collection of backstage photos of rock legends Guns N’ Roses during the height of their power in 1988.<p>Ian Tilton/courtesy …

7 Questions for an Accidental Pioneer of Street Style Photography

Long before “street style” as we now know it, photographer Jamel Shabazz’s pictures captured a vital slice of urban life, of ’80s New York pre-Broken Windows. His prodigious, matter-of-fact photos are praised in equal measure as both the purview of hip-hop photography and street style—Shabazz, for …

One photographer captured a decade of surreal 1930s car crashes

Boston car accidents<p>One man's record of a time before seatbelts.<p>Leslie Jones was born in Boston in 1886, and developed an interest in photography …

‘Old Cameras’ is a Great YouTube Channel for Film Camera Lovers

If you love old film cameras and constantly want to know more about them, then we’ve got the perfect YouTube channel for you. It’s called, …

Videography

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LEICA VS. YOUSUF KARSH

I have always been a great fan of Yousuf Karsh. While some might argue about his work, his mastery of photographic techniques should be undisputed, …