I’ve been thinking of another way to prepare film before exposing it, and this is what I came up with.
I wanted to have some “vintage” photos so I pulled out the black and white film in a dark room and crumpled it for a while. Afterwards, I spun back the film and loaded the camera. The results are very different from what I expected, but they’re not bad!!!
By far the oddest-looking camera I own, the Electric Eye is an auto-exposure viewfinder camera made by Bell & Howell in the late 1950s. I picked one up online and ended up with another one, that came with a very cool, retro looking carrying case, from my grandfather. It took a little while to try these two out but after running some film I found that this camera is a lot of fun to shoot with.
When experimenting with new rolls of film, it's often the first roll that brings both the most joy and the most trial & tribulation. We want to start highlighting some successful first attempts here on our Magazine with our films. The first in this line up is Brian Bruno aka Brunoroids.
With only a large format camera, rolls of film and a tripod, a Chinese photographer biked his way from the coasts of Shandong all the way up to the mountains of Qinghai to photograph China's modern landscape.
Futuristic electronic duo Prince Rama reached out for a chance to test the Fisheye. Based on their energy and music, which involves elements of performance art, dance-club initiation rite, and vintage VH-1 hair-metal-bravado, we couldn't resist. We were not disappointed by what they came up with!
The fast-paced world of fashion is Chris Pollard's area of expertise. To keep up with the industry's ever-changing face, he continuously explores and experiments with new concepts. Get to know our TEN AND ONE Awards Judge from London in this interview.
The editor of The Archive took us backstage for a behind-the-scenes peek into one of their fashion editorial shoots with the ActionSampler camera. This project was a collaboration with another magazine called Ssstendhal. Together, they created a fashion editorial and a fashion film.
We all have our ways of making our cameras our own, making them do what we want, and helping us to remember how to use them. This is my take on making my Sprocket Rocket mine, with marks and hints on making it easier to use.