The understated art of mono meets the sheer convenience of c41 processing with Ilford's XP2 series of black & white negative films!
Shooting in black and white is cool and all, but it’s such a hassle when you don’t have a darkroom or a nearby prolab to help you out. The great guys at Ilford answers your prayers with their XP2 emulsion. Now you can get the minimalistic but bold tones of mono and have the privilege of developing it at your the corner photo lab! The XP2 also comes in 135mm and 120 formats so whatever weapon you choose, you’ll always be able to shoot with the best monochromatic photographic ammunition.
Here’s some snaps our users uploaded in the Photos section of the Magazine. Go whip out your camera and take it to the streets! Who knows, you might be the next Capa or Bresson with your black & white wonders!
In this article, I'll show you how the Lomo LC-A loaded with the versatile Ilford HP5+ can make the most out of a hazy morning. To capture the whirlwind of a bicycle race, I pushed the film to ISO 800. The legendary Minitar 1 lens and this classic Ilford film are a perfect combination if you love black and white photos.
This is tribute to the Farm Security Administration photographer, Jack Delano, and his photographic series dedicated to barkers. For this article, I chose a series of photos I took this year at the traditional Easter Fair in my city, Como, using a classic rangefinder camera loaded with a roll of black and white film.
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.
Hanna Varela was one of the photographers who participated in the exhibition jointly organized by Parallel Planets and Lomography Singapore and held last week. She is passionate about film photography and recently took black and white portraits! Here, Hanna talks about her awesome experience with the Petzval Art Lens and her elegantly beautiful masterpieces.
Against the grain of serious photography, Tony Ray-Jones used commercial color film to document American streets. This was a pivotal lesson in choosing colorful subjects, something he would later master in his black and white series.
This is a tribute to a great Austrian sports photographer, Lothar Rübelt. In an era with no high speed films available, he was able to immortalize wonderful moments in sports - from diving to gymnastics and football. In creating this tribute, I took a series of photos of an amateur football match using expired black and white film developed using an uncommon chemical. Take a look after the jump!