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.
The time we spend with our beloved ones is truly precious, and moments we capture along the way always remind us of it. There are some particularly special days when we just want to take photos until there is no film left.
We asked you to submit your best "Colour Celebration" photos to be in with the chance of winning some Magnum Photos 70th anniversary merchandise and a Lomo'Instant Lake Tahoe. Read on the see who we picked as the final three winners in this colourful competition!
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.
There is a well-known saying: "It's not about the destination; it's about the journey."Although we do agree on this matter, sometimes it truly is about both of these things. Over the years, we have been writing about many beautiful destinations, and we have pictures to prove it.
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.
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.