The Pen series is a family of half-frame cameras made by Olympus from 1959 to the beginning of the 1980s, and from 2009. Aside from the Pen F series of half-frame SLRs, they are fixed-lens rangefinder cameras. Continue reading
When a fine art and portrait photographer in Belgium got his hands on a box of large-format instant film that has been expired for 34 years, he decided to use it to take a portrait of a subject who was as old as the film. We know you’re curious to find out how the encounter went, so go ahead and read on! Continue reading
In 1972 Polaroid asked Charles and Ray Eames to produce a promotional video for its now iconic SX-70 instant camera, and what they created was nothing short of magical. Continue reading
Early on a bright spring morning in 1900 a large horse-drawn van arrived at the workshop of Chicago camera builder J. A. Anderson. His most recent construction, the world’s largest camera, was ready for delivery and it required 15 men to load it into the van.
A pinhole camera is very easy to make yourself, although it can also be bought. Basically, it is a light-tight box with a tiny pinhole on one side (made with a needle) and photo paper or film on the other side (taped to the box). No lens, battery or automatic operation is used. A pinhole camera can be constructed from a can, container or tea can. The vessel used could also be a coffee pot, for instance. Continue reading
We love analogue cameras. So do you!
In order to celebrate analogue cameras, we are launching the Camera of the Day project. It’s really simple, every day we’ll feature a random analogue camera on our facebook page in our Camera of the Day photo album. So do check out our facebook page daily for new updates. Continue reading