Last month's monchrome challenge, Granularity put the spotlight on photos that were made more eye-catching by visible film grains. There's no such thing as too much noise when it comes to these grainy yet aesthetically pleasing photos.
Grand Prize Winner:
Here's what the jury has to say about this photo:
A grainy photo finish suits photographs with a haunting atmosphere better. This winning photo by damianhovhannisyan definitely calls for gritty grains to complement its unmistakable film noir influence.
For the beginner, encountering film photography can be intimidating, as it often requires much thought than in digital photography. But when you do get to learn the ropes, it becomes part of the habit, and there's definitely a payoff in shooting analogue.
It's that time of year when we have to embrace the colder weather and try to enjoy it as much as possible. All those walks full of kicking around the leaves will make you want to capture those beautiful autumn colors and enjoy the view.
Most venues will have a huge in caps policy for "NO FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY" but when the only lights you have are on stage or just a light bulb in a basement or coffee shop, how do you capture a good exposure? These are the tips and tricks for shooting great photos with little to no light and no flash.
The dynamic between a photographer and a non-photographer as his subject is evident. The photographer adjusts. When a photographer tries to take a portrait of a fellow photographer, it's a play of power. Such is this insight from Chinese portraitist Zhong Weixing.
Ever wondered what it's like to photograph legendary musicians such as Debbie Harry, Pharrell Williams, or Jay-Z up close? Victoria Ford tells us what it's like to get creative at concerts, in the pit or backstage.