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Film photographers are used to options slowly fading away, but today we have news of the opposite variety: a film company making a dramatic return to the game. Originally announced via blog post in July of last year, Italian film company FILM Ferrania is finally preparing to start making film again in mid-September.
Continue reading Italian Film Company Ferrania to Start Making 35mm and 120 Film Again in Mid-September.
Canon is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the EOS-1 series, the company’s flagship range of SLR cameras, which began with the launch of the EOS-1 film SLR in 1989. CPN recently got the unique opportunity to talk to two of the key men behind the development of the EOS-1 series and EOS System – Tsunemasa Ohara and Yoshiaki Sugiyama of Canon Inc. in Tokyo.
Continue reading The men behind the EOS-1 series SLRs.
Ever since the invention of photography, we’ve been deeply fascinated by cameras and the images they produce. Historically, we’ve used them to capture portraits for sharing with families and followers alike, as well as to document political upheavals and our visits around the world; more recently, we’ve come to use tiny cameras in our phones for selfies, cats, and coffee porn. As cameras have become increasingly ubiquitous (at least in the West), many of us have forgotten what a recent invention they are. Looking through these advertisements from 1848 onwards, we can see how different the technology was back then, a familiar impulse to document, and what the camera meant to society when it was still new.
Continue reading The First 100 Years of Camera Advertising.
The Pavilhão de Portugal in Parque das Nações features a simple yet distinctive design that resembles a sheet of paper placed on top of two bricks. The overall effect is as if the concrete roof is bent under its own weight. This minimalist yet expressive construction makes the pavilion a rather interesting building to photograph. But what attracted me most were the building’s simple and strong lines accentuated by the bright Portuguese sun.
Nikomat FTn, Nikon GN Auto NIKKOR 45mm f/2.8, Ilford XP2 Super 400
Parque das Nações covers a large area full of interesting stuff to see and do, and by the time we made it to the building, my wife and I were pretty exhausted. So I didn’t really have the energy to thoroughly “work” the pavilion, and I had to make do with a few hasty shots, including the one I post here for your viewing pleasure.