After Fujifilm’s FP instant pack film was discontinued back in 2016, the remaining larger-format instant film choices were few: Impossible Project integral film, which took 30 minutes to develop with unpredictable results, or Fuji Instax wide film. Sure, you can still buy expired pack film, or spring for One Instant, but at over $20/photo, it […]
My Mamiya RB67 and I go back a long way, beside a dumpster at a Tim Horton’s (a donut and coffee shop for those of you not from Canada) where I bought her off of a guy who was selling cameras he picked up from studios that had gone bankrupt. She was heavily used and […]
A little over 12 years since The Impossible Project’s inception, the company has squared the circle and become the very brand whose products it was created to save.
Welcome, welcome, welcome!
Up until recently I wasn’t one for instant photography at all, I’d tried it with an Instax but that had been for a specific project that had petered out and never really gone anywhere.
I always find it difficult to talk about myself in situations where I know it’s expected of me to present myself and who I am.
I shot over 14 portraits with the Polaroid 636 Close-up. I used it in different locations (inside of a white room, outside at 9:00 AM when it was a little bit colder, outside when it started raining.
Up until the recent release of the One Step 2, the Impossible I-1 was the first new Polaroid camera in how long? From the reviews I read, it received a strange welcome into the world of instant photography.
At some point in 2017, I went through a phase of photographic despondency but developed an interested in alternative, broadly photographic ventures.
I’m so pleased to be able to bring you the words and work of Ioana Tăut, set in the wonderful world of her instant photography.
Over to you, Ioana!
Hi Ioana, what’s this picture, then?
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January 27th 2016. Let that date burn into your memory. The was the first time today’s interviewee and I first made email contact.
In an act of ultimate consumation, the company that was formed to save what was left of Polaroid Corporation’s dying European infrastructure has now been assimilated into the very brand it sought to help…but the story of how this state
Rolling in for the second interview after my short break is Claudio Gomboli, Turinian currently ensconced in London, England.
Instant obsessive or instantly obsessed? I’ve had a hard time pigeon holing today’s interviewee and after much thought, I’ve decided that honour should be left to you, dear readers.
As you’ll have probably guessed from the slightly altered headline above, this isn’t going to be your run-of-the-mill EMULSIVE interview.
35mm, medium format, instant and Large format; they’re all fair game for today’s interviewee, Andrew Bartram.
Considered, methodological, quiet, contemplative.
Today’s film photographer isn’t someone you’ll likely see running after the next shot.
We’re back for another look into the mind of a film photographer.