Rumor has it that Leica is about to announce yet another 35mm film camera next month. And yes, we’re living in 2022, you didn’t accidentally walk into a time machine. If you still enjoy shooting film, then you’ll be happy to know that the upcoming model should be far more affordable than the $20k limited edition M-A “Titan” introduced earlier this year.
Leica announces a $20,000 35mm film camera… Yes, it’s 2022
Leica has announced a new, limited edition version of its M-A camera. The Leica M-A “Titan” is the existing M-A dressed in new clothes, and like other Leica’s limited edition pieces – it’s pretty expensive. It will set you back nearly $20k, but there’s something different about it compared to the more recent limited-edition models.
Unlike the more recent limited-edition cameras from Leica, there’s something different about this one – it’s a film camera. Yup, Leica has re-introduced a film camera in 2022 and priced it at nearly $20k.
Camera Rescue starts a free school for repairing and preserving old film cameras
The Camera Rescue team are on a mission to save old and discontinued film cameras. And if you’d like to join them and learn their craft – now you can. They’re starting a school where they will teach you to repair and preserve old film cameras, and even recreate the missing parts for them. And it’s completely free of charge.
Here are three big reasons to shoot film in 2021
We live in the 21st century, technology is rapidly improving, and our digital cameras are becoming better and better. So does it still make sense to shoot expensive and outdated film? Well yes, it does. In this video from grainydays, Jason Kummerfeldt gives you three big reasons (and a bunch of small ones) why you should shoot film in 2021.
This video shows 50 years of film camera shutter sounds
If there’s such thing as ASMR videos for photographers, it must be the videos of camera shutter sounds. Ace Noguera created an interesting and slightly different kind of such video. He collected nine cameras dating from the 1940s to 1990s and recorded their shutter sound. Other than being oddly satisfying, this video is also a brief history of film camera shutter sounds.
Get started with film photography with Analogue WonderBox film subscription service
Whenever you’re starting something new, it can be pretty overwhelming. “Where do I even start?” “How should I do this?” There are so many questions. Well, the WonderBox has decided to help you answer them with its 35mm film subscription service. You can subscribe and get a selection of 35mm film delivered straight to your door every month.
A stash of hundreds of Soviet cameras discovered in a Kazakh warehouse
Fans of vintage gear are always happy when they find an old film camera in flawless condition. But what about finding hundreds of them? There’s a stash of brand new Soviet cameras in a Kazakh warehouse, and photographer Andrey Khludeyev told a story about it.
Here are some gift ideas to make film photographers happy for holidays
Christmas is coming, and so is buying gifts for your loved ones. In case you have film photographers among your friends and family, Noah of Analog Resurgence has some great gift ideas. In this video, he doesn’t only give you ideas about what to buy. He also offers lots of useful advice on how and where to find these gifts and make a film photographer in your life happy this Christmas.
How a film camera superimposes the date onto photos
Have you ever wondered how on earth old film cameras added the date onto photos? I know I was always curious about this as a kid. Well, Ben Krasnow of Applied Science has the answer to our question. In the latest teardown, he disassembles an old camera from 1990 to show us how it superimposes the date onto photos.
These 37 shutter sounds of old cameras are oddly satisfying
If there’s such a thing as ASMR video for photographers, this must be it. Photographer Scott Graham has filmed “a video no one asked for,” yet it’s still amusing and very satisfying to watch. In about three minutes, he shares with you shutter sounds of 37 different cameras, mostly old film and digital models.
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