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)!
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.
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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.
Photography and writing student caterinakenworthy shoots on both digital and film but prefers the latter for it allows her feel more creatively invested in every shot. Get to know our featured newcomer from New York in this brief interview.
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.
Howard Parker is a film camera specialist who runs a shop dedicated to analogue photography in the UK. He discusses his views on the revitalisation of the medium from his perspective as a businessman dependent on the industry's survival.
We constantly search far and wide, meticulously seek out, hunt down, and hand-pick some of the most experimental and alternative gear out there - and we've now gathered them all in one easy to browse shop category, ready for the picking! In the Lomo-Bazaar, you canalso be part of our process of collecting fresh new products, rare treasures, and crowd-funded creations to sell on the shop - after all, they’re all for you! Get in touch with us to share your suggestions for amazing gear - go on, we’re all ears!
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.