Film

Love, Service, and Living Your Truth with Danielle LaPorte

Let’s face it. We all have our inner journeys and the compulsion to improve, yet how can we both be growing and improving without feeling less than or inadequate?  It’s a trap. ENTER: Danielle LaPorte – a best-selling author (White Hot Truth, The…

Happiness Through Gratitude with AJ Jacobs

AJ Jacobs is a multiple NYT bestselling author, a journalist, a lecturer as well as a warm and hilarious human soul.  He’s on this weeks podcast and is…SO GOOD. In this show we learn why AJ intentionally puts himself in the most extraordinary circumsta…

You Are Your Habits with Julien Smith

Julien Smith is a long-time friend and familiar face on the podcast. I first brought him on in 2013 to talk about why not caring about what others think is a useful skill to have as a creator in any field (translation: he penned a LEGENDARY blog post c…

Maximizing Creativity + Navigating the Messy Middle with Scott Belsky

Scott Belsky is an entrepreneur, author, and early investor in companies like Pinterest, Uber, and Periscope, and others. He also co-founded Behance in 2006, sold it to Adobe in 2012 and recently became Adobe’s Chief Product Officer.  But more than his…

The Most Important Conversation About Life… Death with Michael Hebb

Michael Hebb is an artist, activist, restaurateur, long time friend of mine and probably the closest thing that comes to an expert on death. He is a hyphenated renegade, seemingly more comfortable swimming upstream and addressing taboo subjects than he…

Here’s a Great Documentary About the Life and Work of Ansel Adams

Want to be inspired by the great American photographer Ansel Adams? Here’s a fantastic 80-minute documentary film that PBS aired back in 2002. Titled Ansel Adams: A Documentary Film, it’s an in-depth study of Adams’ life and work. The documentary was co-produced by the environmental organization the Sierra Club — Adams served on its board […]

The Ihagee ELBAFLEX 35mm SLR May Be Reborn with a Nikon F Mount

The film renaissance continues. Ihagee has launched an ambitious new Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign that’s aiming to create a fully analog 35mm camera based on the classic Ihagee ELBAFLEX SLR, except this time with a Nikon F lens mount. The team behind the project consists of German and Ukranian camera specialists working under the Ihagee brand. […]

Kodak’s Ektachrome Reboot is on Track Despite $46M Loss and 425 Layoffs

Earlier this year in January, Kodak announced it was bringing back its popular Ektachrome film. After a period of silence and recent news that the company is laying off 425 employees after losing $46 million, there’s now some good news: Ektachrome’s return is still on track. Kodak published a 40-minute update from its film factory […]

This Cinematic Short Film Was Shot Entirely on the iPhone X

Want to see the video capabilities of the iPhone X? Here’s a beautiful 3-minute cinematic short film about a French pastry chef. Everything you see was shot entirely with the iPhone X. Titled “Made in Paris,” the film was shot by photographer Ryan Earl and filmmaker Nick Arcivos of AmnesiArt. It’s a portrait of Elise […]

Reflex is the First New 35mm Manual SLR Camera Design in 25 Years

Say hello to Reflex, a new 35mm SLR camera that just launched on Kickstarter. It’s the first newly designed manual SLR system camera in over 25 years. “Reflex is a modern update of the timeless manual SLR 35mm film camera,” the startup says. “Distinctive in its modular design, it combines contemporary mechanical and electrical engineering […]

Rezivot Instant Film Processor: Shoot Instax with Your Film Camera

The Rezivot Instant Film Processor is a new camera add-on that lets you shoot Instax instant photos with vintage medium-format and large-format cameras. “Our units can be mounted on those cameras originally designed to swap their own film holder on the back, by simply attaching the mount plate from an old Polaroid/Fujifilm instant packfilm holder […]

Fujifilm Killing Off More Films in 2018, and Things Look Grim

Fujifilm will be killing off more of its camera film products in 2018, further dwindling the company’s limited selection of analog offerings. The company announced earlier this month on its Japanese website that a number of multi-film packs will be discontinued starting in March 2018. Here’s the list: Fujicolor Superia X-TRA 400, 24 exposure, packs […]

Dubblefilm 35mm Rolls are Kodak Films Pre-exposed for Creative Looks

The European analog photo company Kono! has joined forces with the mobile-app Dubble to produce a new range of 35mm film, created as a response to the “global resurgence of film photography.” Kono! is already known for being rather creative with film, having developed an ISO 6 film back in 2015. The two new 35mm films […]

Review: The Nikon D850’s Negative Digitizer Isn’t Ready for Prime Time

A couple weeks ago, I got a chance to run the Nikon D850 through its paces as a scanner. The “Negative Digitizer” feature, which can automatically flip negatives to positive got a lot of buzz as the camera was being released, and I was eager to try it out. I’ve been using digital cameras to […]

This is How the Nikon D850’s Negative Digitizer Mode Works

My name is Richard Haw, and I’m a photographer based in Tokyo, Japan. In this post, I’ll show you how scanning film works with the Nikon D850’s unique new “Negative Digitizer Mode.” I have been digitizing my negatives using DSLRs for some time now, using the Nikon Picture Control to get a positive image when […]

Shooting Portraits with a Large Format Camera for the First Time

Here’s an 8-minute video by photographer Irene Rudnyk with a behind-the-scenes look at her first experience in shooting portraits using a large format camera. Rudnyk used two large format monorail cameras: the Combo SCII RS 4×5 and the Eastman View 8×10. With large format cameras, each shot is made with a slow and relatively tedious process. […]

Dickies Commissioned a Photographer to Shoot with an 8×10 Camera

The clothing brand Dickies wanted to celebrate its 50th anniversary of their signature pair of trousers, so they commissioned George Muncey to take a series of portraits on his 8×10 large format camera. In this 9-minute video, Muncey shows the background to the shoot and how it worked when shooting with this unique camera. For […]

Dickies Commissioned a Photographer to Shoot with an 8×10 Camera

The clothing brand Dickies wanted to celebrate its 50th anniversary of their signature pair of trousers, so they commissioned George Muncey to take a series of portraits on his 8×10 large format camera. In this 9-minute video, Muncey shows the background to the shoot and how it worked when shooting with this unique camera. For […]

Dickies Commissioned a Photographer to Shoot with an 8×10 Camera

The clothing brand Dickies wanted to celebrate its 50th anniversary of their signature pair of trousers, so they commissioned George Muncey to take a series of portraits on his 8×10 large format camera. In this 9-minute video, Muncey shows the background to the shoot and how it worked when shooting with this unique camera. For […]