The year 2017 warrants the rising popularity and resurgence of film photography after several years of being behind digital photography. The big transition seems to stem from the 'perfect yet boring' results often seen in digital photography, not to mention many claiming that the digital medium has already reached its peak.
Of course, no medium is better than the other as it is a matter of preference, but it cannot be denied several digital photographers are looking to widen their skills set by experimenting with the analogue medium. If you're one of them and have barely a clue how to start with your analogue grind, let photography blogger Phoblographer tell you the essential things you need to know in film photography.
All right, film may not be the most used in all photographic purposes, but the growing numbers of users in the realm of art photography should not be dismissed. Here's what you can expect when the analogue grind becomes a usual among art photographers again.
Sometimes it's not the street photographer who finds the signs and symbols during a street grind; sometimes, it's the city who finds you, and it's calling out, beckoning to be photographed through the subtlest of words. Let the Lomo'Instant Square guide your fingers to the written words.
This lightweight and compact Art Lens System is three prime lenses in one. Shoot with a fixed focal length of 35mm, 50mm or 80mm and experiment with a wide range of f/stops and special aperture plates to achieve countless creative styles. Available in Canon EF, Nikon F or Pentax K mount! Now available for regular purchase!
For community newcomer Cassandra, who goes by the moniker @aasphalt, using an analogue camera gives her a feeling of satisfaction like no other digital gear can replicate. Get to know her in this short interview, where she shares some of her painterly photographs.
For the majority of the film photography grind, batteries are a must. Batteries are expensive, too, adding along with the pricey films nowadays. However, if you're really tight right now, you might want to check this tipster for emergency purposes.
Dorothea Lange is arguably one of the most important photographers in the history of photography. What might she have said about Lomography? A strong case can be made that she would have loved it -- check out how perfectly some of her famous quotes align with our 10 Golden Rules!
You might get sick of New York being in the media reels all the time, but this city has rightfully earned its reputation, and it's inarguable. A favorite among photographers, street shooter Daniel Arnold is one of them.
Hodachrome, the moniker of Japan-based photographer Hodaka Yamamoto, is synonymous to vivid, multiple exposure photographs. His distinct, easily recognizable style of creating harmony among layers of images and colors has earned him a legendary status in the Community. Now, he lends his expertise in experimental photography to the TEN AND ONE panel.