I couldn't wait until I perfected my work to start interacting with others. I had to hone it by sharing. And so I launched this blog in September 2016. Composing a blog post every week was a challenge, but now I've written over 20 posts and am glad I took time to make every one of them. I went through at least double the film I was before starting my blog, probably more. Plus, knowing the images would be public forced me to try even harder to produce my best work every time I went shooting.
Photographers who grew up shooting digital are making the switch to film. In a survey published last year, Ilford learned 30 percent of film shooters are under 35 years old and 60 percent of them have been using film for less than five years. And many of them use film just because it's fun. I definitely [...]
In part two of my interview with University of Iowa assistant professor of photography Jeff Rich, he shares what it's like to teach a generation of photographers who grew up with digital how to shoot film. To listen to part one of our interview, which discusses why Jeff uses film in his personal work, click here. Or, [...]
I interviewed Jeff Rich, a University of Iowa assistant professor of photography, about why he chooses to use 8x10 large format film for his fine art photography projects. You can see Jeff's work and learn more about him on his site. Check back tomorrow for part two of our interview where Jeff talks about what it's like to [...]
Film once seemed to be going extinct but is now experiencing a revival. Here are three signs analog is back by popular demand. 1. We are now seeing some of the more experimental brands add new films and cameras. One of the biggest recent developments: This month Fujifilm is releasing a monochrome version of their popular instant color film for their Instax Mini cameras.
No one can get photographers to buy an expensive roll of grainy, experimental film quite like Lomography can. With their Purple LomoChrome XR 100-400, Lomography boasts a new film that “intentionally renders false colors, where blue becomes green, green becomes purple, and pink becomes yellow.” Lomography released its purple film back in 2013 and despite [...]