While 2017 has been more than generous to us analogue lovers, we still face some problems yet to be resolved. With the news of the Ektachrome, the new Ferrania and Bergger films as well, the industry is yet to address the issue of film labs -- or the lack thereof. Due to the rise of digital photography in the early years of the new millennium, film laboratories were closing down one by one, becoming rarer as the years passed; even rarer than films and vintage cameras!
In the meantime, we should all expand our analogue know-how. No need to be chemists or professionals, we can all develop our films! Here's a tipster on developing colored films all by yourself.
Kitty Callaghan's fashionable "cut-and-paste" experiments through photography and mixed media has a distinct style to them -- playful, colorful, yet elegant. Kitty sits down with us for a one-on-one on how she developed her signature art all on her own.
In the age of compact cameras and smart phone photography, and where 35mm is barely recognized, very minimal is known on how large film format photography works. Let's take a look at photography vlogger Negative Feedback's experience with the creative process.
There's so much to love about instant photography. The idea of a picture developing right in the palm of your hand is really amazing and exciting, but that's just the beginning -- what you do next with your instant photos will take your excitement to the next level.
Sometimes, waiting for the perfect moment to capture on film can be challenging. Here's where our next Lomo'Instant Automat Glass tip comes in handy: all it takes is switching the Bulb mode on and getting creative with some sparklers.
In an age where everyone owns a camera, with the capability to produce photographs, we've become all entitled to partake in the art of photography, whether we're doing it consciously or unaware. And we've all been guilty snapping our smartphones and cameras on delicacies.
Photographer Ben Larsen ordered a bunch of photography-related items on eBay, one of these is an old black and white 35mm film which he developed home and the results were surprising — photographs taken in South Korea about half a decade later.
At face value, it seems like no one could ever go wrong with taking a landscape photograph. Anyone can do it, so long as the subject is visible. But how do you rise above the mediocrity that plagues landscape photography?
You've finally loaded your first roll, and exposed all 36 frames. What's a better way to spend the summer by adding your know-how with film developing? Try it with black and white. This video article explains it all.
Dustin Werbeski has two passions: photography and inline skating. He's combined them into a career that has taken him around the world, first to Spain for several years, and now home to his native Canada, where he works at specialty film lab Film Rescue International.