Posts tagged with film

  1. A Walk in the (Leitz) Park

    27 Apr 2015

    Late last year, I was lucky enough to undertake a pilgrimage to one of the holy sites of photography: Leitz Park in Wetzlar. The recently-opened complex is home to state-of-the-art production facilities for Leica Camera, in addition to three other related companies: Leica’s cine-focused sister company CW Sonderoptic,…

  2. Film Review: Lomography Lady Grey 400 35mm

    07 Apr 2015

    It is my usual form to pour scorn over everything Lomographic, from the brand’s retrograde embrace of optical aberrations to their questionable business tactics (who wants to Kickstart another commercial product?). What cannot be criticised, however, is Lomography’s unswerving commitment to the analogue photography…even if they are primarily responsible…

  3. Travelling with Film: 7 (or so) Tips for Surviving the Airport

    23 Feb 2015

    [A]irports are sites where identity is confirmed or questioned; they are spaces of public display; they are contested zones where privacy and national security vie for priority; they are complex factories for the production of patriotism and the privilege of mobility. At the same time, airports can be considered as…

  4. Travelling with Film, Part I: The Gear

    15 Feb 2015

    61 days, 21 cities, 9 countries, 76 rolls of film. These were an amazing two months on the road (well, rails more often than not) with all the sights, sounds and intellectual stimulation that only Europe can provide. But when I tell people I shot 76 rolls of film, they…

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