Why We Have To Make Mistakes In Photography by Ian Wong, about Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar Wai, how he changed the way the world saw cinema and his trusted on-set photographer Wing Shya who has been equally influential in changing our views of photography. Here the link to the video.
FilmLab, a mobile app that lets you use your smartphone to work with analog film. All you need to use it is your smartphone, some film, and a light source such as a lightbox. Here is the link to the maker.
Hamm Camera: The NuBox 1 is the first interchangeable lens box camera ever made. And that was just the beginning. We continued to strive and revitalize the entire design. We looked at the cartridge dimensions, considered the arrangement of the lens, the aperture, and the shutter, and in doing so we created a completely modern design, both technically and aesthetically. Here the link to the maker.
Hello and welcome to Living with the F
This is the Time of the year when everyone is talking about the year in passing. So I achieved and received some good things in 2017 from being showcased in exhibitions and newspapers to receiving some income from Getty images and giving back myself.
Working with a local NGO – Reality Gives – here in Mumbai who are doing great work especially in Dharavi the biggest slum here.
As I am shooting more analog cameras in 2017 and the global interest in film has augmented in 2017 as well there are some good news for every analog or want to go with an analog camera. Here are some gear ideas what to get.
And there is soon something new on the market Reflex the First New 35mm Manual SLR Camera Design in 25 Years.
Apart from new cameras the film front is losing some but gaining as well like the following
NEW COLOUR FILMS
- Kodak Ektachrome 100 – 35mm
- Lomography Color Negative F²/400 – 35mm
- Cinestill 50D – 120
- Rollei Vario Chrome – 35mm
NEW BLACK AND WHITE FILMS
- FERRANIA P30 (ALPHA) – 35mm
- BERGGER PANCRO 400 – 35mm, 120 and large format
- Kosmo Foto Mono 100 – 35mm
- JCH StreetPan 400 – 120
- Film Washi V – 35mm and 120
If you are starting in film photography my recommendation for some Good Beginner Film For Black and White:
- Ilford Delta 400
- Kodak Tri-X 400
- Kodak T-Max 400
Good Beginner Film For Color:
- Kodak Portra 400
- Fuji Superia 400
Curious about the history of photography? Start following the History of Photography podcast by Jeff Curto. He teaches different time eras in photography history and dedicates entire class sessions to prominent photographers.