Us photographers have had to say goodbye to many types of film, especially over the past few years. But this one is especially missed because of it’s unique qualities. And although Mr. McCurry is not someone I follow or even … Continue reading The Last Roll
This is quite the interesting short documentary by Andre Chong about the demise of the film industry in Singapore. You’ll meet shop owners and photographers who still prefer the tactile experience of film photography (and development) over their modern day … Continue reading Last Shot
Do you know Markus Andersen? I didn’t either, not until I watched this video, from the FilmPhotographyTube channel on YouTube. He’s a Sidney-based photographer who -self proclaimed- doesn’t give one hoot about what he uses but he prefers film. He’s a … Continue reading Markus Andersen
This extended trailer by London filmmaker and photographer Tyrone Lebon, a hugely inspirational photographer for me, is a “visual poem on contemporary photographers and their practices” and an art project all by itself. Shot on whatever you can think of (65mm, 35mm, super 16mm … Continue reading Reely & Truly
So now you’ve all read up on what film is, don’t you think it’s time to see how it’s made? And no, not one of those (yet informative) corny video’s produced these days on how nuts and bolts are manufactured, but … Continue reading What Is Film? Part 2
Expired film is bad film. Or that’s what I hear a lot. And a great number of times that’s quite a true statement. But not because of the film. The film didn’t do anything. It just is. Mostly it’s due to … Continue reading What Is Expired Film?
Possibly attempting to get more people to shoot with film, there’s some interesting stuff to be found online. Even if it’s just to get you mildly interested. Like this short clip, from ‘Analog – stories of film photography‘. Which is … Continue reading Julian Martin
Haven’t you always wanted to know? Well, Wikipedia comes to the rescue. Because all is true on Wiki, non? This article is actually very informative, if you’d like to learn what actually makes a roll of film. “Photographic film is … Continue reading What Is Film?