There's infinite fascination with the roots of photography. As of today, photography's history runs short, but its young chronicle has much to boast as photographic technology ever goes forward.
There are many origin stories and dates of photography, but the most known one begins with William Henry Fox Talbot, known as the father of photography. A portrait by John Moffat to Gillian Wearing's "Me as Talbot" in 2013 mimics a portrayal of Talbot with his mousetrap camera. Photography began as a scientific medium and a way to cover the vernacular. Soon it grew to artistic pursuit, commercial enterprise, to the amateur pastime.
A History of Photography runs at the Eastman Museum in New York until April 1, 2018, depicts how photographers refer to the medium, and to themselves, as image markers and seers of the process.
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Take your lenses off as we celebrate World Pinhole Day! Pay homage to the roots of photography by crafting our own pinhole cameras and taking dreamy pictures through the "tiny eye". To jumpstart this all-analogue experience, let's revisit some tipsters and interviews about the pinhole movement.
If there's anything we can all agree on, it's that we all love to eat, especially good food. So much that they even inspire us in our art. Allow Susan Bright to walk us through with the fascinating and whimsical history of food photography.
Referred to as the generation of information, film photography caught the attention of today's youth. At least this is the case with Vietnam, where there are lots of vocal and active users of film who are in their teens and early 20s.
Contrary to popular belief, photo editing has been around since the early days of photography. The only difference is it's been used sparsely. There' a reason why the majority of old photographs are more appealing.
One of the most important and most talked about photographic equipment today is the camera lens. There's a variety of it. But have you ever tried going lens-less, the way photography was before? The good old days of pinhole photography.
Street photography is one of the most popular genres today, and it can all be repetitive. It doesn't have to be. The secret to great street photography is by getting to know the cityscape and culture, and in Amsterdam, there's much to learn.
Street photography is one of the most popular genres today, and it can all be repetitive. It doesn't have to be. The secret to great street photography is by getting to know the cityscape and culture, and in Tokyo, there's much to learn. We present to you some of the distinct qualities of Tokyo.
While mobile phones continue now to overthrow even the DSLRs, film photography has its way of slowly crawling back up to the hearts of people, serving as a way to escape the easy-art, convenient-creation provided by technology. Meet photographer Aleks Dakovski, an analogue shooter.
Street photography is one of the most popular genres today, and it can all be repetitive. It doesn't have to be. The secret to great street photography is by getting to know the cityscape and culture, and in Beijing, there's much to learn. We present to you some of the distinct qualities of Beijing.
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.
Very often you will see kids today with their noses touching the screen of a tablet. While this may all develop children's fascination and curiosity, as a parent, you actually lose quality time with them. It's the holidays and it's the perfect time to share your love for analogue photography.