Inspired by Steve McCurry’s “The Last Roll of Kodachrome,” four Tokyo-based photographers took to the streets with only a single roll of 120 film and a Hasselblad to capture what it would be like to shoot the very last roll of film in existence.
Posts Tagged ‘analog’
Mercedes-Benz Pays Tribute to the Return of Instant Film in this Informative and Inspirational Mini Doc
To pay homage to the return of beloved instant film, Mercedes-Benz has created a four and a half minute mini-documentary that takes an inside look at the inspiration behind bringing it back, the machinery used to make it, and even a look at how the analogue sorcery works.
But this isn’t just a set of pretty pictures — it’s an interactive challenge that wants to see if you can tell the difference between a film photograph, and a filtered wannabe taken with a smartphone. Read more…
Here’s a new reason you might want to consider picking up a Google Glass if you’re a photographer: it can be used as a light meter.
We’ve shared some pretty awesome DIY cameras with you in the past, and today we’ve run across one of the most impressive to date.
A 6×17 panorama film camera, it was hand-built out of wood and 18-gauge steel by Instructables user mattthegamer463. And you’re welcome to build one yourself or just stare wide-eyed at his. Read more…
Just last week we shared the news that a number of top filmmakers were helping to save Kodak motion picture film, pushing through a deal between the noted film manufacturer and studios.
While initial reports stated Quentin Tarantino, Christopher Nolan, Judd Apatow and J.J. Abrams are all dropping some names and heartfelt thoughts on the matter, a letter to Kodak from iconic director Martin Scorsese recently poured some serious gasoline on the film-love fire. Read more…
In terms of marketshare, it’s rather obvious digital photography has the upper hand. Whether it’s convenience or other reasons, digital seems to make sense for many for its flexibility across the board. But, despite vast advantages of a digital workflow, there are those still dedicated to analogue photography.
In an attempt to understand why it is some photographers are dedicated to film, wedding photographer and filmmaker Amrit Vatsa took a look into the art form that is analogue photography.