Film

Content having to do with good old-fashioned analog film.

Film Loading Itself Into Camera

Today we share this cool video of film loading itself into a Praktica SLR stop-motion style...


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Overcome Your Fear of Shooting Street

Eric Kim has just posted a free ebook/PDF of a work in progress, 31 Days to Overcome Your Fear of Shooting Street Photography. He writes, "In street photography, one of the biggest problems that most aspiring street photographers is getting over their initial fear of taking photos of strangers in public (without permission)." Check it out.

Plustek OpticFilm 120 Information

It seems some information has leaked out about the upcoming Plustek OpticFilm 120 scanner. Rumor is it will be out in September (Photokina release likely) but no word yet pricing. Read more below for the full specs:


NYT Article Says Film is Back

In a New York Times article, "Just When You Got Digital Technology, Film Is Back" author Jenna Wortham notes:

...film photography is having another moment in the sun, thanks to some hip, quirky companies like Lomography and the Impossible Project which are resurrecting this seemingly archaic art for enthusiastic hobbyists. These companies and their customers tend to embrace the imperfections of film, rejecting the cold precision of digital photos...
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Fujifilm to Raise Film Prices in May 2012

Some (more) bad news for film shooters. Besides all the recent Kodak news, Fujifilm has just announced that effective May 2012, the price of ALL film products is going up. While they didn't say how much, some rumors suggest more than 10%! Read more below for the full press release:

Conversation with Henri Cartier-Bresson

A nice conversation with Henri Cartier-Bresson:


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