Vocational guidance videos were done for practically every conceivable job in the past, which of course includes photography. It's funny to note how the more things change, the more they stay the same. Watch the old-school video after the jump!
We’re pretty sure that you want to become a professional photographer or know someone who does. Before you dive in the deep end, watch this educational video first. You’d think that a vocational video for careers in photography from the 1940’s would present stark differences from the industry today but you’d be surprised. While it is expected that some facets of the job have changed, the core remains the same. The video even touches briefly on the over-saturation of camera men.
Whether you’re pursuing a career in snapping pictures or are just interested in the photographic climate back in the 40’s, check out the video!
Branded as "The Reanimated Film," KONO! Film is hand-rolled and made of special materials which are rarely (or never) produced for "normal“ photography. Rather, the materials were intended for the motion picture industry and the results can vary depending on how the film is used. Learn more in this interview with the founder of KONO! Film, Uwe Mimoun.
Whether it embodies something that's light as a feather or dreaming on cloud nine, show us your best analog shots in relation to the theme "lightness" and be rewarded with great products from the creative start-up Crispy Wallet as well as prizes from Lomography.
On the last Saturday of July, the old district of Borgo Vico hosted an art and music festival. There was also a graffiti contest, and the winner will exhibit his work at the Como Business Center for Expo 2015. I used my Zorki 4 loaded with an Ilford FP4+ film to document the event. I focused on the young artists who, amid the swirl of activity, had to concentrate on their large-scale pieces.
Mel Brackstone introduced herself as an "old woman with a love of the surreal." Her energy is palpable; with the soft delicacy in her photos, she comes across as an old soul that sees through young eyes. She is self taught and lives in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, She discovered the Petzval Lens in 2014.
In the early part of the 19th century, lantern shows were the equivalent of movies. Photographs were hand-printed or transferred on glass plates, which were then projected on to a wall or cloth screen.