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.
It's not just about the results in analogue photography. It's the experience and the meditative cognitive activity that takes place in the process. Capturing the photograph is just a part of the sum, and when you begin to enjoy the experiments, you might also develop your own exposures already. Photographer Konrad Eek shows us his walkthrough of being a film photographer.
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.
The social landscape continues to change and complicate. Photography becomes more involved now than ever as it takes an active role in society. We study the role of photography and the photographer in being part of the human story.
The best kind of street photography is the type where an outsider can see and learn so much about an unfamiliar place. Wherever he may go, London-based analogue photographer Claudio Gomboli possesses the gift of seeing and capturing daily street life with truth and beauty in them.
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.
We entrusted photographer Marta Bevacqua with our Lomo'Instant Square camera to capture her trip to the Svalbard islands. She takes us to an archipelago she always dreamed about and tells us about this unique experience...
For the fifth time Marfa Myths is celebrating music, visual arts and film in Marfa, Texas. The Festival runs from April 12-15 and we have some exclusive Guest List spots for Saturday's show to give to a lucky winner.