• Nikon D5500

    Sandro Giordano – Face Plant

    Sandro Giordano was born in Rome in 1972, although he spends most his time in Barcelona now. I have to confess here,…Sandro Giordano is not a film photographer. In fact, his…

  • Fabien Vilrus

    Fabien Vilrus and 35MM Love

    Fabien Vilrus is a French and a self-taught film photographer who now resides in London. Coming from an advertising background, his photographic journey really started when he found the mighty Canon…

  • Nina Leen

    Nina Leen – The Face of LIFE

    Nina Leen was born in Russia, although no one is sure about the year, as she always kept her actual age a secret. She studied art in Germany, and lived in…

  • Leica M3

    Rene Burri – A Road Less Traveled

    Rene Burri, who was born in Switzerland in 1933, was one of Magnum’s shining stars. In fact, he was one of the few photographers to shoot the very elusive Henri Cartier-Bresson.…

  • Instax SQ10

    The New Instax SQ10 – The Wrong Road?

    Well, almost here. Fuji’s Instax SQ10 square format camera. I’ll keep this opinion piece short so I can go lay down and cry. I was very excited when I found out…

  • Nikon L35

    Nikon L35AF – Not Hip Enough?

    The Nikon L35AF came out in 1983, and was Nikon’s first autofocus compact camera. There were more models to follow, including the Nikon L35AD, with a time stamp back, Nikon L35…

  • Mathias Sweet

    Mathias Sweet and the Sweet xPan

    People sometimes complain that I show too many NY and LA photographers. Or too many women photographers. (hey, I show what’s good and original,…I don’t care about your gender). But today…

  • Stefanie Schneider

    Stefanie Schneider and Polaroid Dreams

    Stefanie Schneider was born in Germany in 1968. I guess you can call her the High Priestess of Polaroid. An artist who has made the Polaroid image her life’s work. Living…

  • analog

    Does Analog Need Saving?

    I just got done reading a post on Camera Ventures about the project of a Finnish film photographer named Juho. He apparently has interviewed about 300 people on the state of…

  • Halim Ina

    Halim Ina – The World Portrait

    Halim Ina was born in Managua, Nicaragua of Lebanese parents. While on a visit to see his family in Lebanon, he took along a film camera to document his parents town.He…

  • Wim Wenders

    Wim Wenders – Haunting

    ‘I love photography because I’m not the one who’s telling the story, I’m just listening to it. I think of my camera as a listening device.’ – Wim Wenders Wim Wenders…

  • Mamiya RZ67

    The Grandaddy of 6×7?

    Mamiya RZ67 Pro and Mamiya RB67 are sort of the same camera. But not really. While there are a few RB lenses you can use on the RZ, you cannot mount…

  • Nikon F camera

    Don McMullin and Irreconcilable Truths

    Don McMullin was born in 1935. Don McCullin is the war photographer’s “war photographer”. In fact, he’s probably the only photographer who can claim a Nikon F camera saved his life.…

  • Frederike Helwig

    Frederike Helwig – Simplicity Revisited

    Yes, I know I did this story about 7-8 months ago. But I wanted to exemplify the seamless style Frederike Helwig continued even after going from film to digital. Now mostly…