Kind of boils down to personal preference – as in what subjects you like to shoot…”
“There is a very real, calculable, “cost” to creating an image that makes me think more deeply about what I am attempting to convey in each frame.”
Acros can be anything that you want it to be. To that end, it’s truly for creators with a vision.
“For me it is like the difference between a cocktail and a glass of wine. Both have their places in our lives.”
“Kodak Tri-X is the most famous film of all time, it has a look in it that is easily recognizable.”
“I started use Tri-X three years ago, and I literally fell in love with that beautiful grain.”
“Connection. Connection and depression.” is what Nick Nemphos says about what inspires him to create photographs.
“When a photograph is captured on film, you are freezing a moment in time that would otherwise only live in your memory.”
These documentary style photographers are bound to get you excited to go out there and shoot.
The good thing about digital cameras dominating in popularity over film these days is, many photographers have ditched their film equipment, therefore all the items needed can be found for pretty cheap from thrift stores, eBay, Craigslist, and local photo schools.
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.”
We also need to talk about loading 120 film, because even if you have experience with 35mm film, 120 is a totally different beast in terms of how you load it. You see, 120 film comes on rolls, so it’s just one long roll of film.
The pinhole camera has been a classic DIY project for students discovering photography for many decades. If you want to get a deeper appreciation for the basic DNA of a camera, build a pinhole camera. Pinhole cameras are bare-bones cameras; they consist of a black box, a place to put photo-sensitive material, and a pinhole-sized opening that projects a faint image on light-sensitive material. Stripped of the bells and whistles, all cameras—film and digital—follow this design. Some (OK, almost all) cameras are more advanced. But DIY is making a comeback, especially among millennials, so, let’s make a pinhole camera!
“I compare black and white photography to a language that comes from the past.”
It’s that time again!
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.