Try cutting up your negatives and sticking them back together!
I took some old negatives and simply cut into them and then stuck them back together with tape. Once I had done this I just scanned them back in. The tape creates some nice line and texture and the cuts create hard lines and patterns. Try to be creative with the cuts making them fit in with the picture or try cutting and sticking two completely different negative together.
London Alt Photo Presents is a new series showcasing the most inspiring artists who work with various analogue photography methods. In this article, we talked to artist Aliki Braine who folds and cuts her negatives which breathes new life into each frame.
A sense of community is one of the factors that keeps film photography alive. We thrive when we're surrounded by people we can be freely creative with. Ukrainian film photographer Hennadii Kolchev sums it up in his advice for young shutterbugs – "create and learn together."
Processing color negative film in black and white chemicals is a popular cross process in photography. But it's less commonly practiced the opposite way around. So of course we wanted to give it a try!
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Edinburgh based photographer Charlotte Cullen discovered film during lockdown and never looked back. We sent her some Lomography Color Negative 35 mm ISO 400 film to test out on some low-light portraits in East Lothian.
An awesome accessory for the analogue adventurer, this brand-new instant camera was inspired by the sweeping plains and diverse flora and fauna of the Serengeti National Park. Featuring a textured brown leather design and golden embossed detailing, no safari is complete without this advanced instant camera. Featuring a textured brown leather design and golden embossed detailing, no safari is complete without this advanced instant camera.
Here is an easy tipster on how to redscale your negative and expose both sides of your film. From double exposures, to split frame, or monochromatic orange pictures, the possibilities are many. Expand your photographic creations.
Here's Klaus Wendland's letter to young shutterbugs planning to dive into film photography. He looks back on some of his most important photos, shares some creative endeavors, and gives a few tips to beginners, including this: use the cheapest negative film you can get!