Analog Camera Kits to Travel Between Photojournalists Around the World

Having cameras passed from person to person around the world isn’t a new idea, but FOCUSED is a project that takes it a step further by using entire SLR camera kits. Five of the kits will be sent out in early November to photojournalists, with each kit containing a vintage 35mm SLR preloaded with ISO 200 film, a manual focus lens (24mm, 35mm, or 50mm), a small notebook, an emergency roll of film, and a camera strap.

The bags will be shipped across the world from one photojournalist to the next – one in a small town in the middle of the U.S., another among relief efforts in a natural disaster zone, or working the White House press pool. Each photojournalist will get only one click of the shutter. [#]

The photographers will also be asked to document their photos by adding journal entries to the notebooks. The kits will be sent home once the film is finished, and the resulting photographs will be published online, along with their notes.

FOCUSED (via Wired)

  • Merv Wignall

    Loving how a “Camera” has become an “Analog Camera” since the arrival of the “Digital Camera”.

  • Eyeofaliphotography

    Lol… nicely pointed out!

  • Anonymous

    Did anyone think about “ex-rays”?  Seriously that package will go through tons of them before it’s over with.

  • Amadeusz Leonardo Juskowiak

    Great idea :)

  • Anonymous

    Seems like a lot of effort …

  • Sebastián Soto

    Like almost everything else in the world?