We've finally come to the point where photography looks back to its history and bring in an older medium. Film photography, particularly the medium format, is becoming the standard medium for fine art photography. Contemporary great photographers such as Sebastiao Salgado use it up to this day.
This is great news for analogue enthusiasts and pros, and even better for the newer generation of photographers whom were born in the digital age. Here, The Phoblographer introduces the medium film format to beginners and digital natives with all the necessary information to take note of.
People love competitions and Lomographers are no different. But more than a search for standout photographs, the TEN AND ONE Annual Competition celebrated the community's shared love for photography and its power to create enduring stories. This list by no means set a conclusive standard on what makes an image good or not. But nonetheless, we're proud to introduce the photographs that took the top spot in the Migration and Identity category.
Another year, another grind. We already know film photography's about to become mainstream again this year, so here's our predictions for film photography trends that will be big in the community (and the world)!
It is amazing how photography now allows people to travel without moving from the seats, but Germany-based film photographer Johannese Huwe is all about the tangent and analogue as he shares his fresh adventure to the Antarctic with his medium format camera.
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%!
In this digital age, more and more photographers and filmmakers are getting charmed by technologies of the past. Those who prefer working with a tangible medium move from manipulating pixels to tinkering with vintage film cameras. Film director and scriptwriter Jan Okulicz-Kozaryn is one of them.
For newcomer Aurélie Raidron, shooting on film is a welcome break from the almost perfect image-rendering of digital devices. She makes the most out of the blurs, grains, and "happy accidents" inherent to analogue photography and incorporates them to create hauntingly beautiful photographs.
Dustin Werbeski has two passions: photography and inline skating. He's combined them into a career that has taken him around the world, first to Spain for several years, and now home to his native Canada, where he works at specialty film lab Film Rescue International.