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Ron Leach  |  Aug 28, 2017  |  0 comments

A couple weeks ago we shared a revealing visit to the home of iconic American photographer Edward Weston. In the video below you’ll take a virtual tour of Weston’s darkroom, guided by his grandson fine art photographer Kim Weston. 

Ron Leach  |  May 24, 2017  |  0 comments

Europeana Collections is a vast repository of art, photography, fashion, music and other objects from galleries and museums across Europe who want a wider audience for their treasures. Their new “Europeana Photography” collection is an amazing digital library of images from over 50 European institutions in 34 different countries.

Roger W. Hicks & Frances E. Schultz  |  Jan 01, 2011  |  1 comments

Let’s be honest. One thing no one would have expected at photokina was a unique new black-and-white silver halide process. But that’s what we got. Well, not exactly brand new. It’s a revival of a technology that hasn’t been seen in decades, quite possibly not in the lifetime of many of our readers: direct reversal paper.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Jul 30, 2014  |  0 comments

Some classic slide films never goes out of style. Or at least that’s what Lomography is hoping now that it’s now brought back Agfa CT Precisa color 35mm slide film. Best known the cool blue tone effect it produces in photos – such as the pumped up blues in images of skies – Agfa CT Precisa also has a fine grain quality and is available in ISO 100.

George Schaub  |  Dec 01, 2007  |  0 comments

Last year we reported that Fujifilm had promised to be the "last man standing" when it came to maintaining and introducing new films, and we are happy to report that their promise has been kept. With a recently introduced Fujichrome Provia 400 and a return of Fujichrome Velvia 50, the company continues to upgrade its chrome film line with new emulsions that improve...

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jun 10, 2019  |  0 comments

Fujifilm Corporation today announced they are introducing a new generation of Neopan 100 Acros black-and-white film this fall in Japan. Named Acros II, the film is said to deliver unsurpassed resolution, fine grain and sharpness, and will be released in 35mm and 120 roll formats.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 15, 2018  |  0 comments

With instant film being one of its biggest photography markets, Fujifilm has squared off with a new model. Fujifilm just announced its first square-format analog Instax instant camera: the Instax Square SQ6.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Sep 30, 2015  |  0 comments

Fujifilm has launched a new instant film camera with a more slender profile and automatic exposure control: the Instax Mini 70. The new Instax Mini 70 features an updated, sleek design with a special Selfie mode and a  powerful flash that automatically calculates surrounding brightness and adjusts shutter speeds.

George Schaub  |  Oct 01, 2005  |  0 comments

Many moons ago I was granted a few test rolls of the then-new Fujichrome Velvia 50. I happened to be in Las Vegas at the time, and curious just how saturated this touted high-saturation film might be I hiked around red rock country and exposed a few rolls. Having been a dedicated slide shooter and film tester for another photo mag I was pretty familiar with slide films and how...

Ron Leach  |  Apr 10, 2017  |  0 comments

Nikon is celebrating its 100th Anniversary on July 25, 2017 with a selection of special-edition DSLRs and lenses, as well as a celebratory exhibition of prototype cameras at their corporate museum in Tokyo.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 04, 2016  |  0 comments

The famous George Eastman Museum has created a new, public portal where you can view over 250,000 images and other objects from their vast collections. The database is searchable by artist, collection, classification and date, and includes a wealth of photography, cinema, and technology related to imaging.

The Editors  |  Mar 21, 2016  |  0 comments

We were getting ready to post our review of Nikon’s new AF-S Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR telephoto zoom when we came across an image of an even bigger lens spotted in use in the wild.

Gary Miller  |  Jan 03, 2019  |  0 comments

The renaissance in film photography these days has created the need for a “wet” darkroom. It’s a fun alternative to digital printmaking. Nothing beats watching an image come to life in the developing tray.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 27, 2016  |  1 comments

We are big fans of the Rescued Film Project, an amazing online gallery of lost and forgotten unprocessed film from around the world. For his latest project, founder and film technician Levi Bettwieser needs some financial help to process and restore some 1200 rolls of film shot by one photographer in the 1950s.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 15, 2016  |  0 comments

Leica turned some heads today with the unveiling of their new Sofort instant camera—a compact, stylish model with an array of both automatic and manual features and a choice of color and black-and-white instant film.

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