We broke out the old slide projector and asked our community members to show us some of their favorite slides! The result was an evening of popcorn, beer, and some great artwork.
After getting come refreshments the crew set to work very carefully picking out slides they would like to project. We had three very different sets of work to view. First up was a batch of Kodachrome! As some of you may know back in 2009 Kodachrome was discontinued so this was a real treat.
Next up was a set of slides all about the art of rock and roll. We got to hear some really great stories about each photograph and get a glimpse of what being a musician means.
Last up was a collection of old family photos from between 1960 and 1980. It was great to see how the colors have shifted on the slides with time. Everyone brought some really amazing stuff to share and we hope to have another slide show party very soon!
Join us for an evening with NYC-based fashion photographer Emily Soto. Concurrent with her exhibition at our Gallery Store, "Petzval Portrats: Bloom," Emily will discuss her work and experience using the New Petzval Art Lens in her work. Gather insight into the creative process of one of New York's favorite photographers. This event will take place on July 9 at 6:00 p.m.
Aside from developing his own black and white negatives, he also crafts pinhole cameras out of ordinary boxes. His dreamy, soft-focus lomographs even inspired some of the community members to go lens-less on their next photo shoot. Let's get to know more about our newcomer of the week from Sheffield, United Kingdom, sandy_sun!
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!
As many of you would already know, shooting under low light conditions requires more than a steady grip (or a tripod) if you're aiming for outstanding results. You must also have the proper gear, and that, of course, includes film. In this post, we list down five fast films that work their best under such conditions.
Really want to bring your film photos to life? We’re now offering totally analogue fine art prints in a host of large sizes and formats! Carefully enlarged from your negatives onto premium photographic paper by lab professionals, each picture is a unique piece of craftsmanship.
I traveled to Cartagena de Indias, Colombia in May 2015 with my twin sister. Our birthday was on the 31st, and for the last few years we've had a silent pact to try to spend our birthdays traveling as much as we could (and as long as we’re single!).