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.
Young photographer Jamie Hawkesworth's works have been on the cover five years after his debut on photography, and he's become a favorite among the fashion world. Here is a review of his young work from his beginner days to now.
Instant photography is on the rise for 2017, so for those who haven't made the jump yet, or beginners of instant film, here are some common mistakes when taking up instant photography and a few reminders, tips on how to avoid them.
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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.
After some articles on ergonomics of 35mm cameras, this one is dedicated to medium format ones, especially about some wonderful Lomo cameras, from the fully manual Lubitel to the fully automatic Lomo LC-A 120.
Raymond Chin is a fashion and portrait photographer from Hong Kong. In this digital age, he still chooses to work solely on film, lending a nostalgic, poetic quality to his enigmatic images. We're proud to welcome him as one of our TEN AND ONE Awards Judges for this year.
Brian May is famous for being the legendary guitarist and songwriter with rock group Queen. But dig a little deeper and you’ll discover that Brian is fanatical about stereo photography. He talked to us about his passion for this medium and shared some photographs from his new book "Queen in 3-D".
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.
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.
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.
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.