Posts tagged Instant Film
Book Review: Hong Kong - Perspectives, Prospectives, Typologies by Pascal Greco

Analog Forever Magazine is happy to share this book review for Pascal Greco’s “Hong Kong - Perspectives, Prospectives, and Typologies” by our Editor in Chief, Michael Kirchoff. An investigation of the mega housing complexes of Hong Kong, photographed entirely on Polaroid pack film, this title is one that our readers should pay particular attention to for its analog roots. Check out the review and then do some investigating of your own!

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Interview: Marco Spaggiari's Moment of Knowability

Marco Spaggiari’s series "Moment of Knowability" highlights the ambiguity of the world around us by capturing dark and disorienting scenes. His instant film collages captivate viewers by triggering a search for answers in the world around us by allowing us to dive deep into the scenes he recreates from reality. The scenes he creates is his personal research that searches for a way to wake up new senses humanity has long since forgotten.

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Polaroid Week Spring 2019: Our Top 20 Favorites!

Polaroid Week is a bi-annual celebration of instant film that is held on Flickr that allows lovers of the medium to get together and share their newly created instant works. This year’s Spring Polaroid Week started on Sunday March 21st and lasted until Friday March 26th and had 222 members submit a total of 1,200+ photographs! We watched the action unfold and have chosen 20 of our absolute favorites!

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Featured Photographer: Julia Beyer - Our World In Flames

Julia Beyer’s world is on fire. She recently returned from a trip to Iceland where she used Expired Polaroid Time- Zero film to create scenes that transformed the wilderness around her into psychedelic fantasies. Beyer has managed to capture one of the most beautiful locations on earth and turn it into a flaming dreamscape suitable only for an adventure from reality.

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Polaroid Week Fall 2018: Our Top 20 Favorites!

Polaroid Week is a bi-annual celebration of instant film that is held on Flickr that allows lovers of the medium to get together and share their newly created instant works. This year’s Fall Polaroid Week started on Sunday October 21st and lasted until Friday October 26th and had 424 members submit a total of 3,100 photographs (year to date). We watched the action unfold and have chosen 20 of our absolute favorites! 

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Exhibition: The Silicon Valley Plastic Camera Show - 10 Years of Low-Fi Photography Brilliance

The Silicon Valley Plastic Camera Show is a brand new iteration of a decade long tradition. After the announced closing of Rayko Photo Center in San Francisco, the photo community near and far went into a period of loud mourning. More than just a darkroom and gallery space, it was a meeting place, a home for anyone interested in the magic of photography, regardless of style, method, or experience.

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Interview: Some Photos of That Day with Hugh Crawford

To call Some Photos of That Day a photobook of Polaroids would be disingenuous. On the surface this book is thousands of Polaroids placed in chronological order between two covers. What it really represents is the continuation of the late Jamie Livingston's magnum opus: a series of 6,754 photographs taken every day starting on March 31st,1979 and ending on the last day of his life on October 25th,1997, his 41st birthday. Livingston's "project" is undeniably complex because it works on multiple lines of reasoning on why such a project would be important to begin with. It could be interpreted simply as an artist's view of his immediate world or as a commentary on how life changes so slowly and often just as quickly.

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