If there's one thing that's keeping traditional analogue film still alive, it's lomography's relentless pursuit to keep the medium alive with unique cameras that always seem to bring a new approach to film photography. This time around it's introducing the Konstruktor: a $35 build-it-yourself plastic camera that gives photographers a crash course on how they're soul-stealing device really works.
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I've been thinking a lot lately. About everything. The business. Our "craft" and the economics and sustainability of what we do as creatives in this ever changing world. But that's for a later post perhaps, and I always tend to think too much anyway...
As part of a final project for a photography class, two students at Kingston University in the UK swallowed 35mm film and let their internal organs do the heavy lifting for them. After "collecting" the slides in a dark room, they fixed the silver and scanned the film with an electron microscope. The result is quite lovely.
Polaroid might've ditched the instant film business but it doesn't mean they can't make digital equivalents. The Polaroid Z340 looks like a great digital compromise: classic body, digicam innards like 14 megapixels, flip-up LCD, etc. and ink-free prints.
Unfortunately, Samsung's lost camera prototypes that appeared on their website back in May were developed for "internal purposes" only, but one of their product managers has confirmed that the boxy model was a digital medium format camera.