Submitted by Double Negative on June 21, 2012 - 11:53am
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.
Submitted by Double Negative on June 12, 2012 - 12:11pm
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:
Submitted by Double Negative on May 31, 2012 - 9:52am
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...
Submitted by Double Negative on April 25, 2012 - 12:50pm
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:
Submitted by Double Negative on March 23, 2012 - 9:25am
A nice conversation with Henri Cartier-Bresson:
Submitted by Double Negative on February 25, 2012 - 11:10am
An Italian TV piece on a Henri Cartier-Bresson exhibit at a museum in Rome.
"Look there, where others only know how to see." This phrase captures the essence of the work of Henri Cartier-Bresson, his unmistakable stylistic diversity of his approach to photography, his relationship with the camera, I quote the words of Bresson: "My Leica is literally an extension of my eye "says Cartier-Bresson," the way in which I hold in my hand, narrow forehead, his mark when the eyes move from side to side, it gives me the impression of being a referee in a match I held before my eyes, which I'll take the atmosphere to the hundredth of a second."