Often we are in awe with people who like to take their photography experience a little bit more beyond and yonder. It's fascinating to witness such passion for the art as highly-motivated photographers take their craft seriously.
Such is photographer Daniel Schneider, who happens to own a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine. He has already built several large format cameras for himself, but never yet with a CNC machine and plywood -- such tool makes it an ideal for the analogue camera to be lightweight, affordable and of course, beautiful.
Here's a video of how his machine made the parts of the camera for his wet plate photography.
Gone are the days when passionate photographers trek hills and mountains with their large cameras, recreating the journey of Ansel Adams around American parks... or is it really gone? Landscape photographer Thomas Heaton isn't ready to let go of his bulky large format just yet.
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.
The late American photographer Jan Groover left a mark among young photographers with her unique arrangements and compositions as her experience as an abstract artist made her approach photography in a painterly manner.
Portrait photographer Brock Sanders has always been interested in film photography since a very young age. He experimented with the Diana F+, and speaks of the way using a different camera and ratio changed the shooting process + tips for new photographers.
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 delves deeper into the art of color infrared photography, examining the differences achieved by using different color filters.
Think it's difficult to use color infrared film? Think again! Michael Raso of the Film Photography Project tells us how he hacked our Simple Use Camera and made it simply perfect for the usage of color infrared film!
The wet collodion process is one of the oldest and major photography techniques. In early photography, the process underwent various experimentations by photographers themselves. Revisit the old technique with Alex Cook.
It's becoming a trend among serious analogue photographers to make their own gear from scratch -- be it from the compact 35mm, to medium 120, to large format for silver gelatin processes. Photographer Dieter Schneider is one of those photographers.