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Save BDI Darkroom!

Brian Dowling's Darkroom © Richard Nicholson Anyone who has been to BDI darkroom will know it's one of the most iconic colour darkrooms in London and has been rooted in Old Street for the last 33 years. It's seen the likes of Anton Corbijn, Nick Knight,...

FOCUSED…. Nicholas Hayward

It’s relieving to know how universities are still keeping film photography alive. Rosaline Shahnavaz, for instance, an LCC alumni whose candid portraits were already discussed in the FOCUSED September feature. From LCF (London College of...
Diorama Map Jerusalem, 2012 – 2013 © Sohei Nishino, Courtesy Michael Hoppen Gallery

Sohei Nishino – Michael Hoppen Gallery

Diorama Map Tokyo, 2014 © Sohei Nishino, Courtesy Michael Hoppen Gallery "Through the eyes of of an outsider it will be the embodiment of how I remember the city and the of the streets I walk" Nishino The Michael Hoppen Gallery will be presenting...
© Hana Haley

FOCUSED…Hana Haley (aka Honeyuck)

If you’ve been around on Flickr for the past five years, you are sure to have come across Honeyuck’s profile - we surely have! Hana Haley’s (you didn’t think Honeyuck was her real name, did you?) pastel-coloured, nostalgic world of femininity is...
René Burri © René Burri/Magnum Photos

Remembering Magnum photographer René Burri

9 April 1933 – 20 October 2014  "A photograph is a moment when you press the button. It will never come back." Today we remember one of the great photographic figures of the 20th century, the Swiss photographer René Burri celebrated for his...
Desert Hell, Kuwait, 1991 © Sebastião Salgado/ Beetles + Huxley

Sebastião Salgado – Beetles + Huxley Gallery

Church Gate Station, Bombay India, 1995 © Sebastião Salgado/ Beetles + Huxley Epic, awe-inspiring, moving and important: Sebastião Salgado’s photographs are revered by public and critics the world over. This exhibition celebrates Salgado’s...
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“Original Mad Man” – Bert Stern

Bert Stern and Marilyn Monroe fooling around on a photo shoot © Bert Stern "When a portrait evokes a feeling, then you’ve got something. Technique isn’t really important. What I want is a believeable moment." - Bert Stern, Great Themes : LIFE Library...

Film’s Not Dead: Medium Format CineStill Film

Photo by Sandy Phimester on 120 format (beta test) 800T © Sandy Phimester/ Cinestill Film "Making a tungsten balanced still photography material to be used in the millions of Medium Format cameras worldwide."   More amazing film news!!! If...

Other Portraits – Daniel Blau

Cecil Beaton: "Andy Warhol and Ingrid Superstar ", 1969 vintage silver gelatine print © Cecil Beaton Studio Archive, Sotheby's London ‘Other Portraits’ is opening tomorrow at the Daniel Blau Gallery. On show at the gallery is a selection...

Leica’s dedication to Film Photography!

    If this month wasn't already filled with great new analogue goodies, the new Fuji Instax, a new B&W film from CineStill and now Leica pledging their love for film with the Leica M-A (Type 127), a new fully mechanical...
© The Intrepid Camera

A New 4×5 Camera – The Intrepid Camera

© The Intrepid Camera Meet The Intrepid Camera Co. which is a new camera company that makes beautiful wooden 4x5 cameras made out of Furniture Grade Birch Plywood. The idea to re-design a camera that is already 'perfect' came out of love for...

Fuji Announces The New Instax Wide 300

 FUJIFILM North America Corporation announced today an expansion of the popular INSTAX line of instant film cameras with the new INSTAX Wide 300. The redesigned Instax Wide 300 a large format Instant camera uses 86mm x...

Introducing CineStill bwXX (double-x) 35mm

CineStill Film have done it again, by introducing a new film: CineStill bwXX (double-X) 36 exp. 35mm black and white film! This is fantastic news, as over the last couple of years there's been a very steady growing revival to shoot on film, with...
The Eiffel Tower at Twilight, 1932

“The Eye of Paris” – Brassaï

Couple Amoureux, Rue Croulebarbe, Quartier Italie 1931 © Estate Brassaï - R.M.N. 9 September 1899 – 8 July 1984 "Chance is always there. We all use it. The difference is a poor photographer meets chance one out of a hundred times and a good...
Summer Fashions, American Vogue cover, 15 May 1941 © Condé Nast / Horst Estate

Horst: Photographer of Style – V&A

Muriel Maxwell, American Vogue cover, 1 July 1939 © Condé Nast / Horst Estate ‘Fashion is an expression of the times. Elegance is something else again.’ Horst, 1984 Horst P. Horst is often credited as one of the greatest...
Kwanon © Canon

Canon Celebrates 80th Anniversary of First Camera, Kwanon

The Kwanon 1934 © Canon Today Canon Europe announced that its parent company Canon Inc. is celebrating it's 80th anniversary of it's first camera the Kwanon! Marking Japan's first 35mm focal-plane-shutter camera, which was produced in...

Paris Through the Lens of a Pentax 67

Paris, the city of love, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The short film "Paris Through Pentax" displays a new way of seeing this iconic city, through the dreamy waist level finder of the Pentax 67, making you see life in a...