In 2007, film photography enthusiast Uro dela Cruz found Teodulo Protomartir's withering negatives in an antique camera shop somewhere in Manila. This happy accident led to the discovery of a detailed perspective of how the Philippines looked in 1946.
Teodulo Protomartir, however, was not just your average film photographer. He was the photographer responsible for bringing the 35mm format to the Philippines. Teodulo also actively promoted photography through his photo club and radio show.
Photographer couple Ryan and Garovs Vergara, collectively known as "Everywhere We Shoot", found a Japanese 35mm compact camera (seemingly brand new, in box, and fully packaged) in a surplus shop in Manila. They didn't expect for the camera to be already used, though.
She may have lost her favorite camera, but this unfortunate incident led her to forge connection with fellow film photographers. Dive into Alanna Durkee's amusing anecdote and other musings about analogue photography in this Newcomer of the Week interview.
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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 shares her thoughts about photographing an almost overpowering landscape, Mount Rainier in Washington State.
Instant film photographer Elisabeth Gatterburg shies away from the typical splashes of the Warholian palette in instant photography and opts for a more classic, refined aesthetic found in vintage magazines and catalog using the Lomo'Instant Wide and the Fujifilm Monochrome Instax Wide Film.
International photographer Nelwin Uy may be based in the Philippines but his work makes him travel all over the world. He occasionally takes out his film camera instead of his digital gear, showcasing that talent will always trump the medium.
Photographer vlogger Tavis Leaf Glover explores the famous photography of the most popular and iconic street photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson as he breaks down principles that can be found in the master's photography.
Compared to our luxurious, aesthetic-driven contemporary uses of the instant camera, back then, common folk and photographers alike used Land's invention for professional use on an almost daily basis. Here is how people of then used the instant camera.
In this series, photographer and analogue enthusiast Simeon Smith talks about the use of minimalism in photography and how he applied this method to his own work. In this final article Simeon reflects on the past year and talks about his final photography challenge.
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.