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.
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.
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.
A Holga CFN kickstarted UK-based lomographer James Hayman's journey to shooting on film. Now, he currently handles large format photographs for an independent photo lab. In this interview, our featured community newcomer adds an analogue touch to a famous movie quote and discusses his passion for the medium.
Isabella Craun is a 13-year old photographer, who was part of the Diana Project held by our friends from Brannigan and Follen Photo Haus in Cleveland. She came by our Gallery Store to chat about her first impressions on film photography with the Diana F+.
The great thing about being a photographer is that there's always a way to emulate styles and elements. if you're just as resourceful as the guys from the Cooperative of Photography, you'll find this video tipster helpful, applicable to all sorts of photography.
The diorama was one of photography pioneer Louis Daguerre's profound inventions, another one of his results from his obsession for recreating reality through staged events, stories, and habitats. Here is a chronological study of his lesser known contribution paralleled with photography.
A long-time fan of plastic cameras, Argentinean writer and photographer Lorraine Healy is the author of “Tricks With A Plastic Wonder,” a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera. In this article, Healy continues on her journey of learning how to use pinhole cameras, looking at a couple of new medium format cameras and a couple of helpful phone apps.