Tag: Film

Agent Shadow is new black and white film perfect for night photography

We talked today about film photography and its magic that just can’t be recreated digitally. If you shoot film or you want to try it, there’s a new 35mm film that seems like a real treat. Kosmo Foto’s Agent Shadow is a black and white film perfect for shooting in low light and a real treat for all fans of the Film Noir look.

Agent Shadow is an ISO-400 panchromatic black-and-white 35mm film and you can push it all the way to ISO 6400. “It’s great for shooting at box speed for portraits or street photography,” explains Stephen Dowling,

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An elderly couple in Spain kissed through plastic film because of COVID-19. An AP photographer just won a Pulitzer for photographing the moment.

Emilio Morenatti began photographing the elderly in Spain during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, when it was decimating communities throughout Europe, and provided a glimpse into what was happening to the most vulnerable populations internationally for the remainder of the year.

A devastating view of a body on a gurney next to a Christmas tree two days before the holiday. An elderly couple hugging and kissing through a plastic film screen. The body of a person holding a rosary while lying peacefully in a coffin.

For his work, the Barcelona-based photographer was awarded the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in

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Photographer Recreates Large Format Film Look with a Digital Camera

Ukrainian photographer Olexiy Shportun has created an image capture device that combines a digital camera with a system that resembles a large format film camera to produce dreamy, bokeh-rich still-life photos and portraits.

Shportun’s full camera system is huge and slow to use by modern standards, but it allows him to achieve images that have a shallow depth of field and dreamy quality that bypasses what would normally not be possible through more conventional capture methods.

He says that his idea was to create a digital version of an analog large format photo, but avoid the color photo process associated

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Best Film Photography Books | IndieWire

A collection of necessary reading material for anyone who appreciates the art of film photography.

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Still photography is full of lessons — about framing, lighting, depth of field — that filmmakers draw from all the time. If you’re thinking of getting into the field, film photography books are a great way to help improve your craft. Regardless of whether you’re currently in school

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Florence Griffith Joyner’s trailblazing fashion sprints to the front with film | Fashion

The news that Tiffany Haddish will produce and star in a film about Florence Griffith Joyner has renewed attention on the Olympic champion’s brilliant if controversial career – and shone new light on her trailblazing fashion.

In the late 1980s, when the sprinter shot to fame, no one looked like her. “Flo-Jo” competed in outfits that were part-rock star, part-cartoon crusader, a unique look to which Beyoncé and Serena Williams have recently paid tribute.

Announcing her project, Haddish said she was “looking forward to telling Flo-Jo’s story the way it should be told. My goal with this film is

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Photographer Discovers Undeveloped Film Inside 1920s Kodak Camera

Photographer Mychal Watts recently stumbled across an old 1920s-era Kodak Series II camera in a small shop in New York. Enamored with the piece of history, he bought it after he found that it still held an undeveloped roll of 120 format film inside.

Watts, who is a professional photographer based in New York City, tells PetaPixel that he was on his way home after photographing a protest when he stumbled on a small shop near Bryant Park.

“Walking past this one shop, on display were these classic bellows cameras,” he says. Unable to contain his curiosity, he went inside

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