There was a period of time in the evolution of photography from film to digital where it was inevitable that perhaps every single film emulsion would disappear: but the one that stood out as impossible to disappear in everyone’s mind arguably was Kodak Tri-X 400. For years, this film has been on the front lines…
Documentary Photography’s effectiveness is still there; but the way people consume media has changed.
I began analog photography very shortly after I took interest in photography as a hobby. It was a really beneficial way to learn the fundamentals, and depend on my knowledge rather than the “digital safety net.”
“I compare black and white photography to a language that comes from the past.”
Hi everyone,In the spirit of all things analog being featured this month, one lucky La Noir Image subscriber will be the winner of our current giveaway: two packs of Fujifilm Instax Mini Monochrome. This film can be used to great effect with a number of really cool cameras. You can shoot pinholes with this using…
Japan Camera Hunter Street Pan 400 film is an exciting entry into the film photography world. It’s designed for street photography and is also designed to be nice and sharp. For the most part, it really is a sharp film. All of my testing has been with the Hexar AF–perhaps one of my favorite 35mm cameras of all time and perfect for capturing candid moments. So if you’re a street photographer looking to work with something different, then this is probably the film to get.
If you were to tell me 10 years ago that analog photography would be making a comeback, I would have laughed in your face.
These troubadours often provide entertainment for many a crowd…
“Black and white photos are timeless.”
“…seeing colours somewhat stripped from reality made me spend more time on each print and eventually fall in love with the medium.”
Concerts and the musicians in them run the gamut of personalities: they can be really crazy and all over the place, or they can be pretty stagnant.
Tomoki Momozono uses black and white in an effort to tell a story about a Punk Rocker.
A recent statistic said that getting that one fantastic image at a concert or music festival is worth more to a fan than their train ticket home. Insane, huh?
We typically stray away from color, but just so we can keep you up to date on one of the latest Instagram trends…
Where a lot of portrait photographers end up failing at first is saying that they want to shoot portraits and then not realizing that it’s a full creative and collaborative process.
Over the years, Olympus has improved their grainy film modes over and over again. In the Pen f, the black and white filters can end up looking like Ilford Delta 400. But in the OMD EM1 Mk II, they resemble Tri-X a bit more. The only other company that really is able to pull off anything that looks remotely like film is Fujifilm–at least at the moment they are.
This month is dedicated to black and white landscape photography.
If I told you that the work that we found isn’t weird, I wouldn’t be honest with you. Indeed, it’s weird.
“…the crossroad looks like a chess board. The people and elements, chess pieces on top.”
Every photographer has this own unique style of shooting; but you’ll need to figure out just what kind you are in order to help yourself advance as an artist.