Sharper than your mum's knitting needles, the Fortepan 100 is an excellent and affordable B & W film. Fine grained and fantastic in normal light conditions.
Sharper than your mum’s knitting needles, the Fortepan 100 is an excellent and affordable B & W film. Fine grained and fantastic in normal light conditions.
It’s dead cheap, you might want to shoot in black and white forever. And this film is your perfect invitation to the undying visual journey of monochrome bliss. By admitting yourself with this film, it will promise you excellent contrast on your photographs and almost unnoticeable grain, very much like other expensive B&W film brands. But what’s to love this even more? Its paper backing is quite clumsy, so light leaks and distortions are apparent. I’m quite sure that both the Diana+ and Holga’s hearts will be beating faster when they knew about this!
Classy, moody photographs in monochrome and with fine grain - what more could you ask for from one of Lomography's very own black and white emulsion for standard 35mm cameras, the Earl Grey? Find out how this film fared among six of our community members in this Reviews on Rewind installment!
Two days from now, Lempertz will hold a sale of 195 photographic prints. The lineup is as varied as the history of photography itself. An 1856 print by an anonymous photographer is in the same group as a top-valued Joseph Szabo shot. A deceptively simple shot of a flower vase is joined by the complex textures of Lucien Hervé. Take a look at the fascinating mix.
You want your subject be the center of attention? Petzval lens photos are recognizable for sharpness and crispness in the centre, strong color saturation, wonderful swirly bokeh effect, artful vignettes and narrow depth of field that will make your subjects stand out!
Chloé Vollmer-Lo's photos speak for themselves. Every image, whether it's a portrait or a seemingly simple snapshot of a street alley, tells a story. The Paris-based photographer tested the New Petval Lens 85 recently, and the results, as expected, speak volumes. She talks about her experience as a freelance photographer - and with the New Petval Lens 85 - in this exclusive interview.