“…if you didn’t know any better, you’d probably just completely skip the fact that there is indeed black and white instant film out there.”
“Look at what has happened on Instagram, look at the selfie world and the increasing amount of pay-per-view sites that photographers and models can make quick cash by selling ‘naughty’ photos online. I want nothing to do with that.”
“Maturing in the world of photography I realize that the correct gear helps to create a personal vision.”
“Capturing a person’s life and personality through a photograph is such a wonderful challenge…”
This beastly camera does a fantastic job in the studio.
My creative influences are widely ranged from the great photographers like Lindbergh, Avedon, Demarchelier, over literature like Paulo Coelho and Charles Bukowski right over to the cinematic world.
“Walking through his gallery made me feel oddly at home.” Jeff Rojas says about Irving Penn’s work.
He started to realize that photography and music and both linked via composition, editing, mixing and levels.
“I trust you.” is the absolute best thing that a photographer can hear.
You just need to be in touch with your inner artist.
“All you need is a Metrocard and a curious disposition.”
“It was like getting reborn!” says photographer Pietro Bevilacqua about his photographic journey…
Let’s pretend for a moment, that you are in a meeting with a millionaire.
“The moment I made a black and white inkjet portrait on an old Epson 1290 was a big moment for me…”
Black and white is important to the future of art in the world because everything is always so busy and nobody can concentrate on anything for more than 5 seconds anymore.
“I feel they are timeless, classic, and seductive.” says @NYRoamer on Instagram.
Urban Geometry is founded on the ideas of Bresson. But to master it, you need to evolve as a photographer and an artist.
“I often roamed the city at night, always having my camera, a Leica M6 loaded with high speed 3200 ASA film, with me.”
“There’s a certain quietness and introversion to a black and white print hanging on a wall.”
“You know Robert Delpire a french photograph said one day that, ‘What I like in a photograph is the silence and black and white is silence.'” says Photographer Christophe Thillier, who states that he’s a big user of Kodak TMax 400 film in an email to us. Mr. Thillier is a geologist who works in remote places. He shares with us that he’s generally in deserts and that that’s where silence prevails. Deserts, where the light is extremely sharp and hard, also does well with Kodak TMax 400.