It's not about the medium, it's about the person -- a cliché yet a truth, a great photographer can take a good image no matter which medium he uses. Often, modern photographers are seen beginning with digital, some old masters recess to film -- the same way the photography industry is now.
Film will always have a special place in a photographer's heart. There are several wonderful reasons why it sucks and why it rocks, but every pro outweighs the cons. Here, film photographer Pauline Dupont shares her reasons why she's still in love with the analogue grind in a short film.
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!
It seems that everything that goes forward also goes digital. Is there any merit left as to why we continue to shoot film? These people share their reasons why the analogue grind is and will always be alive.
We were amazed by her work and instantly fell in love with her summer shots. Meet Pauline Gallot, a french photographer and interior designer whose work is all about telling stories and capturing authentic moments.
We've fallen in love with fine art photographer Olivia Locher's playful, creative, dreamy photographic style and asked her to test the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System. Check out her first impressions here!
Introducing the Lomography Simple Use Film Camera. Forget fiddling with film and settings: this is analogue madness at your disposal, loaded and ready to shoot. Pocket-sized, equipped with a flash, and available in three different films! Get the 3 pack bundle and save 5%!
Community newcomer Lena may have taken a break from shooting film but the "Don't Think, Just Shoot" mindset of Lomography stays on her shooting style. In this interview, she shares how she found her way back to the analogue grind and a selection of her dreamy double exposure photographs.
Community newcomer Bert Liang (@bcliang), has been practicing photography for over 45 years. He continues to learn from both digital and analogue image-making processes, but prefers the latter for the boundless experiments that can done with it. In this interview, he shares his insights on film photography and how it expanded his views on creativity.
We interviewed analogue photographer Grace Gloria Denis on the juxtapositions of her still life imagery and how burning film rolls fulfill her craftsmanship. Everything is in between, in medias res, in limbo to unsettle her casual viewers and audience.
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.