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‘Russian Vivian Maier’ Becomes a Star 20 Years After Her Death

80 photographs shot by Masha Ivashintsova that are on display from December 4 in Tallinn, Estonia. The retrospective is the first of its kind since Asya Ivashintsova-Melkumyan stumbled on 30,000 forgotten photographs taken by her mother that capture a poetic outsider's view of life in the Soviet Union.

‘Russian Vivian Maier’ Discovered After 30,000 Photos Found in Attic

She was Leningrad's lost photographer. Russian photographer Masha Ivashintsova (1942-2000) photographed constantly but never showed her work to anyone. In late 2017, a relative stumbled on boxes of negatives and undeveloped film gathering dust in an attic. Published here, some for the first time, are some of the 30,000 images from the remarkable discovery.

Silberra Wants to Mass Produce New B&W Film Lines

Silberra is a young analog photo company based in Russia that has big goals in the camera film industry: it just launched a $115,000 crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to mass produce over 6 new black-and-white film stocks.

Why You Should Try Soaking 35mm Film in Ramen Soup

Submerging your film in liquid might not seem like a good idea, but when done properly it’s a photography technique that can garnish unexpectedly beautiful results. Without any post-processing work, you can get a distorted effect with vivid streaks of color and interesting textures.

Zenit is Back! First Look at New 50mm f/0.95, 50mm f/1.2, and 85mm f/1.2

News broke back in February that Russian camera manufacturer Zenit was going to come back and take on Leica in the luxury camera market. But the first Zenit products to see the light of day aren't cameras, it's three very fast KMZ/Zenit lenses: the Zenitar 50mm f/0.95, 50mm f/1.2, and 85mm f/1.2.

This Photographer Uses Real Animals for Her Surreal Portraits

Katerina Plotnikova is a photographer based in Moscow, Russia, who creates beautiful dreamlike portraits of models getting up close and personal with all kinds of animals, from snakes to wolves to giant bears.

And here's what's amazing: Plotnikova uses real animals for her photo shoots rather than creating digital composites with Photoshop.