The troops must be rallied... →
The AP brings tidings of doom and gloom on the film photography front, just after the Telegraph reported the film resurgence. Which is it? What do you think?
It's not just film... →
on the typewriter renaissance. Vinyl, typewriters, toy cameras: where else do you see the Lo-Fi revolution?
filmdevelop: How To Have Eternal Glory! →
filmdevelop: How To Promote Yourself As An Analog Photographer Hidden away, in the labyrinth that is photomfa.com is a little used feature that will enable to have eternal glory. The goal of photomfa.com is not just to stabilize but also to grow the market for analog photography stuff. To do so we aren’t…
John Stanmeyer on why to choose a Holga. →
Because (he says) it’s like a tortoise. And because not having to make choices prevents you from finding your visual voice. What do you think?
Please submit your #photos/tips/hacks at lo-firevolution.tumblr.com—I’m publishing them as they come through! #holga #lomo #film #toycamera
Interview with Nancy Rexroth, one of the first... →
RT @fourcornerstore: http://www.toycamera.com/2011/05/words-of-wisdom-tread/ Words of Wisdom from Tread himself… #toycamera #analog
"Nothing makes me want to punch a guy in face more... →
Great thoughts on why it’s worth taking pictures with film from Tread at the excellent blog of toycamera.com.
Tripping the Light Plastic Fantastic: a short... →
Did you know that the Holga was originally intended for working-families in pre-industrial China? Check out this short history of the toy camera written by the photowiz behind 120processing.com, our sponsor.
RT @120processing: Mail us your film & we’ll send back one of our I (heart) film bumper stickers! Check em out: http://bit.ly/m4ohxc #fi …
Adding a little something to your Holga →
This post walks you through how to experiment with silhouetted shapes in your Holga images. Thanks, Gordon!
Wound Forward's analysis of cost per exposure →
This submission from one of our earliest joiners has ideas on how to keep film costs down. Thanks, Sean!
Lo-Fi Revolution: A Manifesto
Toy cameras are supposed to be fun. Thus the name. The unpredictability of the images leads them a whimsical quality. Toy cameras are also supposed to be accessible. The Holga was invented for working-class families in pre-industrialized China to record their memories, and the Diana retailed for sixty-nine cents. Fun and accessible, that was the point: step away from the heavy equipment, the...
In this climate of more money, more megapixels, and more complexity, plastic...– Michelle Bates