Those big, bulky professional cameras might seem intimidating and difficult to use but the Camera Review of the Week proves otherwise!
While we may be perfectly happy with our plastic film cameras, there’s a whole lot of other camera options out there for us film fanatics. With the digital invasion of recent days, even pro-level cameras have dropped drastically in price as everyone is clamoring for those soulless electronic boxes. Which leaves us a whole treasure trove of cheap finds! ebolatheelectricmonk got a sweet deal on the sleek Mamiya 645 AFD for a bargain which he took for a spin in his review It may be big and scary but it sure is one helluva camera! Congratulations for winning Camera Review of the Week!
We’re fizzing with excitement to introduce our latest Kickstarter project: the Lomo’Instant Square. We’re talking about the world’s first analogue camera to produce square-format Instax pictures. It features a 95mm glass lens for super sharp photos, an advanced automatic mode that takes care of exposure, all of Lomography’s signature creative features — and a compact, foldable design. The Lomo’Instant Square has launched on Kickstarter. Come join the fun and back us on Kickstarter now to save up to 35% on the planned retail price, and scoop all sorts of extra treats. Be sure to snatch up the deals before they run out. Be there and be square!
Think it's difficult to use color infrared film? Think again! Michael Raso of the Film Photography Project tells us how he hacked our Simple Use Camera and made it simply perfect for the usage of color infrared film!
Compared to our luxurious, aesthetic-driven contemporary uses of the instant camera, back then, common folk and photographers alike used Land's invention for professional use on an almost daily basis. Here is how people of then used the instant camera.
Still life photography may be one of the most undermined genres in photography, and it's easy to see why -- it seems easy, but it's truly difficult to nail it. You have to plan your photograph, instead of merely snapping here and there. Watch this video for seven tipsters.
The 7th Annual Holga & Friends Out of the Box (on creativity that is) International Photography Competition is now under way with guest juror O. Rufus Lovett. It is open to amateur and professional photographers around the globe that use a toy camera or an element of it.
Gone are the days when passionate photographers trek hills and mountains with their large cameras, recreating the journey of Ansel Adams around American parks... or is it really gone? Landscape photographer Thomas Heaton isn't ready to let go of his bulky large format just yet.
A long-time fan of plastic cameras, Argentinean writer and photographer Lorraine Healy is the author of “Tricks With A Plastic Wonder,” a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera. In this article, Healy describes why she is deeply impressed by the Holga 135BC.
Film is twice as difficult as photography: it's the complete mastery of the still image, to transcend the aesthetics in motion -- and filmmaker Marc Jarabe likes to compose his moving images accompanied with music.
Photographer couple Ryan and Garovs Vergara, collectively known as "Everywhere We Shoot", found a Japanese 35mm compact camera (seemingly brand new, in box, and fully packaged) in a surplus shop in Manila. They didn't expect for the camera to be already used, though.
A long-time fan of plastic cameras, Argentinean writer and photographer Lorraine Healy is the author of “Tricks With A Plastic Wonder,” a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera. In this article, Healy shares her images taken with Rollei's Digibase CN200 negative film and Lomo’s LC-A 120, and a few thoughts.