While light meters are no longer majority of the photographers' go-to for measuring light, it's still something quite interesting to learn on especially for film photographers and analogue lovers.
Youtube channel Mind Splurge and its owner shares how he uses his old Walz Coronet, a vintage item passed on by his grandfather who was also a photographer. The Walz Coronet is a mechanical light meter made out of selenium, meaning that the needle readout is connected to the + and – ends of a selenium photo cell which produces more or less electric power when exposed to more or less light. But the needle's movement is beyond your control -- it's the turning of dials you'd probably want to be interested in.
Learn it easier with this video tutorial from Mind Splurge himself.
PN is a Hong Kong based photographer. Previously he had shared some elegant blue paint shots using the Daguerreotype Achromat. This time he brought along the Lomo'Instant Automat Glass to shoot some low light indoor portraits. Let's take a look at his photos and read his thoughts on Instant Photography.
LomoAmigo Kevin Wilson is known for his super sharp live music photography, so we asked him to give our new Neptune Convertible Art Lens System a test and let us know how it met his expectations. Here he shares his first impressions and photographs he's taken exploring his home of New York City.
Benjamin Hampson is based in London, UK and uses photography as a tool to express himself. He enjoys documenting cultures that are different to his own with the aim to empower people through his work. We lent him the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System to test out.
Seamus Travers is a photographer based Dublin who predominately shoots using film on his Leica m6 camera. We were struck by the raw power of his photography style and his ability to capture the culture of Ireland. He tested out the Russar+ lens and talked to us about his work.
In this series, photographer and analogue enthusiast Simeon Smith talks about the use of minimalism in photography and how he applied this method to his own work. In this final article Simeon reflects on the past year and talks about his final photography challenge.
Lorenzo Scudiero is a 20-year-old photographer, born and raised in the beautiful Italian mountains. Lorenzo began his photographic journey a few years ago, when he started capturing his friends and telling their stories, all surrounded by the breathtaking natural landscape of the place he lives in. We let him use the Neptune Convertible Art Lens system and he delivered stunning results.
Revel in the crystal-clear sharpness, natural colors, and dreamy bokeh of the resurrected Russian masterpiece that is the Jupiter 3+ Art Lens! Purchase your very own brass beauty now while our limited supplies last, and get it shipped to you by the end of June 2017!
Photographer Bryan Chavez reached out for an opportunity to test the Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lens and we were happy to oblige him. Check out his soft, dreamy views of Iceland, which he astutely describes as "a photographer's paradise."
For French photographer Nathalie Dufaur-Dessus, taking a photograph is more than just finding the perfect lighting or composition—it's about sharing a piece of oneself to the audience through an emotional visual story. Dive deeper into the mind of our TEN AND ONE Awards judges in this interview.
Mark Havriliak's portraits achieved a level of intimacy that make it seem effortless. With him using the Petzval Art Lens, we get an inside look of what its like to create a photograph unique to an individual. Learn more about his special technique that enables him to make one of a kind photographs.
In this new series photographer and analogue enthusiast Simeon Smith talks about the use of minimalism in photography and how he applied this method to his own work. In this article he uses the Belair camera and a roll of Black and White film.
Growing up on a tropical island surrounded by pure nature, Jeff Isy developed the ability to see and find beautiful things around him. His portrait and lifestyle photography are characterized by beautiful composition and warm colors that really make his work stand out.