Guides to analog photography - from vintage camera to dark-room

  • Guide to value

    Value of analog photography - for me - is not about merchandise. Each object - analog camera, vintage paper, expired analog film, dark room equipment, ect - was treated with respect to its soul. Each has a feeling associated with, and a history behind it. Not only mine, but all those years in the past.

  • Guide to philosophy

    Patience and calm. Repeating to the perfection. Mistakes that teach you. Action that you can't undo. Sequences to remember. Analog automatism. Welcome to philosophy behind analog photography. 

So you want to be analog photographer? Or are you?

Is it worth to use old expired firms?

Sure it does!

Does forty years old film works? How to expose it? What will be the effect of using it in camera? How to develop it then?

guide to expired films

Surprise in a box - old photo papiers found in granpa basement

You never know what you will get once you found it. The best way is to check it yourself, and this is what I love to do: give old, vintage photographic paper another life

guide to vintage photo papers

Hitchhiker's guide to analog cameras

"What camera I should buy" is the common question asked on all analog groups and forums. What is best camera for new starters?

Simple answer in simple quiz

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Building your own dark room.

Develop yourself, lab is bad. Don't scan for Instagram sharing. Don't do half way. Be positive and galatin-print positive on photographic paper. Be yourself by yourself. In your own dark-room. Just a few steps and you there. From film to print.

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Those are not a cheap thing

Seeing dolphins during your first ever yacht sail on Adriatic See is priceless. Printing your vintage camera shot, using home made developer and 80 years old paper is not a cheap thing. But still it is not a trickery, but cold calculation based on facts

GUIDE TO VALUE

One more box to make it fit

Blah blah blah but there is a word to say about philosophy behind analog photography. RGB pixel has changed photography and made it common and available. Great! Analog is still a magic trick that need respect, so sit back, relax and enjoy the ride

GUIDE TO PHILOSOPHY