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Analog Photography

  • 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…

  • Kiev 88 Cameras

    Oleg Oprisco – Black Sea Mist

    Oleg Oprisco is a photographer with a mission. Each of his shots are well thought out and constructed,….or created by vision. His understanding of film runs deep. He started at age…

  • Contax 645 camera

    Anastasia Egonyan – Bokeh Parfait

    Anastasia Egonyan’s main squeeze is a Contax 645 camera and the amazing 80mm f/2 lens Zeiss lens for her creamy portraits. She loves working with the 645 format and and usually…

  • Canon A Series

    Canon A-1 – Cheap and Awesome

    The Canon A series camera was Canon trying to take market share from Nikon’s very successful SLR cameras of the 1970’s. The Canon A-1, Canon AE-1 and Canon AE-1 Program are…

  • Yousuf Karsh

    Yousuf Karsh – Portrait Royalty

    Yousuf Karsh was born in 1908 in what was then the Ottoman Empire. As an Armenian, he and his family were persecuted under a brutal regime. He eventually made his way…