The Jacks and Jills of All Films: 35mm Film

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As film photographers, we always admire or are inspired by works of other photographers. In this edition of The Jacks and Jills of All Films, we’ll see the works and learn a bit about photographers who are masters of 35mm film.

Photos via Lomography

*Henri Cartier-Bresson* was known for his street photography. He roamed the streets capturing anything and everything. Bresson was also one of the founders of Magnum Photos, and remains to be the inspiration for many photographers.

Photos via Lomography

*Stanley Kubrick* was best known as the director for such films as ‘A Clockwork Orange’ and ‘Dr. Strangelove’. Not known to many, he was a photojournalist before he became a big director. It is said that he often roamed the streets of New York City with his camera hidden inside a paper bag.

Photos via Steve McCurry

*Steve McCurry* is an American photojournalist who has won numerous awards for his photos of conflicts and war. He was also the photographer for the famous ‘Afghan Girl’ photo, which became the cover for an issue of National Geographic magazine. The photos above show McCurry’s work in Kodachrome when he shot the last roll ever.

Photos via Pleasure Photo, louviq, The Life is Fashion, langnet and Feels Like Anna Orlova

Helmut Newton was a German-Australian photographer who was famous for his fashion photographs,which were widely seen in Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. His photos had unique stylized scenes that make his photos extra special. Although he used a Rolleiflex, he was used a Pentax 35mm camera.

written by jeanmendoza on 2012-05-12 #lifestyle #35mm #photography #photographers #jacks-and-jills-of-all-films


  1. nerpman
    nerpman ·

    Can't forget Gary Winogrand!

  2. alex34
    alex34 ·

    The Kodachrome shots are amazing. Looks like we really lost a great film there.

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