Using an 8×10 camera requires patience, attention to detail and a whole lot of steps in between. But don’t worry if you’ve never done it before: here to walk you, step-by-step, through the entire rewarding workflow is Tim Layton of Black and White Fine Art.
Posts Tagged ‘film’
Photographer Stefan Litster created this “photo adventure” video showing how he shoots portraits on the street with a Tachihara 4×5 large format camera and some Fuji instant film.
The 10 minute video is part informative, sharing tidbits about this photographic workflow, and part inspiration, showing off how simple interactions and the instant-gratification of instant film can better help you connect with your subjects and give an experience rather than just a simple image.
Editor’s note: This short film contains some explicit language and images.
Watching photographer and filmmaker Tyrone Lebon‘s short film Reely and Truly is, at times, a jarring experience. One moment you’re talking about fashion photography, the next you’re exploring New York City’s underbelly.
But that is exactly the experience Lebon intended to create as he explores with you the breadth of photography today in a film that is as much an ode to the art of photography as it is a piece of photographic art itself. Read more…
Many of you have already no-doubt heard of Keira Knightley’s recent photoshoot and interview with Interview Magazine [Warning: NSFW], in which she posed topless on the condition they wouldn’t Photoshop her body before publishing the final shot.
And while her comments on the excessive use of Photoshop have been the source of most of the interview’s popularity, one comment about photographers was much more fascinating to us. Read more…
As Bill Cosby can attest, Kids Say the Darndest Things. To see what kids would say when given a piece of technology from a bit before their time, TheFineBros YouTube channel handed a handful of kids a 35mm film point-and-shoot camera and started recording.
The results are… well… you judge for yourself. Read more…
In an effort to prove to myself, my family, and my friends that I am not nuts to lug 6+ pounds of medium format camera gear up the mountainside I conducted my own tests over the last few weeks.
Sure one could set up a Resolution Target but that would not be a “real world” test, no sweat and sore muscles. Read more…
In their ongoing effort to keep film fun and interesting, Lomography has announced the new Lomography LomoChrome Turquoise XR 100–400 film stock. Designed to be developed in the standard C–41 process, the film stock will come in both 35mm and 120 varieties, with an initial batch of 5,000 being prepared for pre-order.