analogphotography

Crown + Flint Analog Photography App Gets Film Storage Update

Last summer, dedicated film photographer Don Goodman-Wilson released an app he designed specifically for film photographers. In November, he set the stage for regular releases of the Flint + Crown app with a significant update. The third such update is now available, adding the option to keep track of film in storage.

A woman stands in an airport holding a bag of film.

What Happens When Film Goes Through an Airport Security Scanner?

Frequent analog photographers likely know that flying with film can be a risky endeavor. But beyond anecdotal experience and what airport scanning companies say, the impacts of flying with film haven't been very thoroughly examined. However, photographer and YouTube creator Lina Bessonova set about to change that in a large-scale test.

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Lomography Launches Lomo School: Online Film Photography Education

The Lomographic Society has announced the Lomography School, promising an "analog education like never before." For film photographers, especially beginners, it can be challenging to find the resources they need to learn about all aspects of analog photography and Lomography. The Lomo School delivers "everything from the analog basics to exciting experimental techniques" in one place.

Study Confirms There is Still Demand for New Film Cameras

I am sure that film lovers will not be surprised to read that the recent resurgence of analog photography is not just a passing trend. In fact, the demand for a revitalized analog photography industry could not be more evident.

We Need New, Modern Innovations to Revitalize Analog Photography

I became interested in analog photography during high school. I later rediscovered the film process that I had taken for granted since I had spent my teenage years taking unlimited photos on my digital camera and smartphone.

Three Ways We Can Keep Analog Photography Alive

The Digital Age has well and truly established itself and has transformed the photography industry in ways that seemed impossible just a few decades ago. Over the last several years, analog photography has been put on life support, only keeping a pulse thanks to a determined community of film lovers.

This is How Film Capture and Development Actually Works

While film is appreciated by a growing number of people, how it actually works may be a mystery to most of them. This in-depth video explains the process of film photography and gives an easily digestible breakdown for anyone interested in the medium.

Ilford is Creating a Set of Super Helpful ‘Darkroom Guides’ on YouTube

Over the past seven months, Ilford has been publishing a set of helpful "Darkroom Guides" to the How To playlist on the company YouTube channel. The series was created to help film photographers take their "next steps in your black and white darkroom printing journey." If that describes you, then this is one you'll want to bookmark.

VSCO Went Full MacGyver to Create an Authentic Kodachome Film Simulation

Last month, VSCO achieved a years-old dream of releasing a preset/filter that was based on Kodak's iconic "Kodachrome" film stock. But creating the KC25 preset was anything but easy. In fact, it involved custom chemicals, custom hardware, and two years of experimentation to get this one right.

Film Photography Shootout: Fujifilm Pro 400H vs Kodak Portra 400

Braedon Flynn and the folks at Film Supply Club have put together a "shootout" between two of the most popular color negative film stocks out there: Fujifilm Pro 400H and Kodak Portra 400. If you've ever wanted to compare these two side-by-side on the same scenes without going out and shooting them yourself, this film photography shootout video fits the bill.

Photographer Teaches a 7 and 9-Year-Old How to Shoot and Develop Film

Photographer William Gilbert recently decided to start a YouTube channel, but rather than asking you to "smash that like button," he chose to kickstart the channel with 20 minutes of "wholesome goodness" instead. He decided to teach his 7- and 9-year-old niece and nephew how to shoot and develop 35mm film.

7 Tips for Getting Started with Film Photography

The folks over at COOPH recently tamed up with Brooklyn-based freelance photographer Joe Greer to put together a helpful "beginner's guide" of sorts for anybody who wants to get started with film photography.

World Barista Champion Goes All Out Developing His Photos with Coffee

Specialty coffee guru James Hoffmann recently embarked on a journey many photographers have already been on: developing photos using coffee. But if you think a former World Barista Champion settled for some Instant Nescafe as his main ingredient, think again. Hoffmann went all out.

This Striking Portrait of ‘Division’ Was Captured with Non-Visible Light

Whenever something is bothering wet plate photographer Markus Hofstaetter, he captures his anxiety with striking, creative imagery. Lately, the idea of "division"—in ourselves, our societies, and our world—has been on his mind, so he set about capturing a "division" portrait. The twist: he didn't want to capture any visible light.