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Registration opens for EXP.21, the world’s first experimental photography summer camp

Registration opens for EXP.21, the world’s first experimental photography summer camp Photography festivals are back in Barcelona this summer! Between July 21st and 25th, 2021, the EXP.21 festival counts with 80 workshops, 40 conferences, and 10 OFF activities carried out by 48 international artists and curators. As usual, the selection of artists follows strict gender […]

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My new portrait project: “Inspired”, passionate artists and a 145-year-old Dallmeyer 3B 290mm f/3 Portrait Petzval lens

I have been looking for this historical artwork for some years – a useable Dallmeyer 3B Portrait Petzval 290mm f/3 lens made during the 70s — the1870s. Finally, I got it (with some help). The lens is at the heart of my project, “Inspired”, which will be published in a book — you can register […]

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Announcing the 2021 SilvergrainClassics Analog Photography Bootcamp

SIlvergrainClassics and the state of Rheinland-Palatinate are pleased to announce an agreement for a new training center for analog photographers and filmmakers. The former army facility, which has suffered from damage due to vandalism in recent years, is being upgraded through a cooperation between the Ministry of Culture and the Department of Defense. “Until the […]

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A year in the life of a backyard cameramonger during a global pandemic: Building fast, automated devices for scanning film and mounted slides – the Mongoose and the BoopBoop Trigger

In this article I am going to talk about the journey that led me to build the Mongoose automated negative carrier, and my newest device, the BoopBoop Trigger for digitizing mounted slides.  This won’t be so much a technical review or description as much as a meandering memoir for posterity about what I did with […]

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Introducing MentalCollodion: Shining light on mental health struggles

In the Summer of 2021 something special is coming to the Scottish Highlands (and hopefully elsewhere), courtesy of Simon Riddell, a van, a large camera, and a lot of chemicals!  No, it’s not a sequel to Human Traffic, it’s a bold and exciting project from the man who helped bring us One Shot: Inchindown, the film […]