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.
Film is alive and kicking as passionate lovers of film photography continue to support a medium that was once accused of being dead. Japanese photographer Mii Yatogi lives on the analogue grind, capturing her daily life and whatever else that inspires her in 35mm.
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.
UK based film photographer and Creative Director of The Earth Issue talked to us about her latest series of photographs that were exhibited at the Jam Factory in Oxford and her reasons for choosing to shoot with film.
The wet collodion process is one of the oldest and major photography techniques. In early photography, the process underwent various experimentations by photographers themselves. Revisit the old technique with Alex Cook.
Rome-based photographer Kimberley Ross has a unique way of presenting her photographs. For her analogue processing, she soaks her rolls of film in various substances. The result? An incredible "Analog Remix".
In the digital age, image-making has become easier. But for a photographer to grow, he's obliged to try out unfamiliar and strange things and methods. That's what photographer Neto Macedo likes to do with his photography, but only in the analogue grind.
Boredom and routine fatigue in photography occur often when the grind stabilizes. How about revisiting your childhood days by simply dropping your arms at hip-level and shoot without looking through the viewfinder?