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.
Are you one of the photographers who began with a digital camera and is now shifting to the analogue grind? Photography blogger Phoblographer has some pieces of advice you might find useful in your transition.
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!
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.