Analog photography is the art of capturing photographs using film, as opposed to digital photos. The techniques used in this type of photography are often considered more artistic than those found with a camera phone or other high-tech gadgets.
It’s hard to find places that develop film anymore and the Internet has made digital cameras more popular than ever with its convenience, instant gratification as well as social media opportunities for sharing photographs on Facebook or Instagram.
Analog photography refers to any still image captured through chemical processes – such as black-and-white photos taken in traditional darkrooms with chemicals like silver nitrate and potassium bromide; it also includes color images created using so called “tintypes” where an iron sheet coated in chemical emulsion was used instead of paper because tintype plates were far less expensive than glass plate negatives but had low natural sensitivity, which demanded extremely high exposures from relatively large lenses mounted close together.
I know a lot of people are still skeptical about whether or not technology is really for them. But, this article offers some insight into why you should at least give analog photography the time to get your feet wet before deciding it’s just too hard.
The analog photography world is a lot bigger than you might think. Contrary to the belief that digital photography gave a death blow to film, it has not only survived but also expanded across the globe. With renewed interest in traditional photography and new organizations like Film Is Not Dead (FILM) and Lomography being established as well as with new lines of products helping perpetuate film photography; BH … Read the rest