World Photography Day

by Christopher Osborne World Photography Day pays homage to the date the French government released the daguerreotype patent making that photographic process "free to the world". Today, it has evolved into an opportunity to encourage and promote photography across the...

Electro-Magic for Non Wizards: How to Scan whole rolls with your Nikon Coolscan 5000ED

Electro-Magic for Non Wizards:How to Scan whole rolls with your Nikon Coolscan 5000ED by Ludwig HagelsteinNot too far in the past, I acquired a new in box Nikon Super Coolscan 5000ED. Immediately after trying it out for the first time on my Windows 10 PC with the...

The DOCUPAN Project

The DOCUPAN Project is a community driven, analog documentary photography initiative to showcase your look at the Pandemic, in order to inspire, inform and interest others with a photographic documentary.

The United Art Gallery

The "Why hasn’t anybody thought of that before" thing you’ll likely like. When on April 18th 2020, amidst global lockdowns in place, critically acclaimed wetplate photographer Markus Hofstätter saw the live-streamed concert "One World: Together at Home" he was so...

Photographic Art Brought to Your Home

Photographic Art Brought to Your HomeDue to COVID -19 a lot of cultural institutions have had to shut down for an unknown length of time. Fortunately, museums, galleries, and exhibitors are beginning to use digital technologies to bring their art to your home. Even...

The Art of Recycling Polaroid Cartridges (Part Two)

The Art of Recycling Polaroid Cartridges (Part Two)  Moving on from my previous article about finding a use for empty Polaroid cartridges here are some more ideas to bring these little black boxes back to life.Storage  A great use is to store your developed...

The Art of Recycling Polaroid Cartridges (Part One)

The Art of Recycling Polaroid Cartridges (Part One)   As with many of you, I am trying to make the best of the time I have due to social distancing. I’ve been cleaning, organising paperwork, doing admin and catching up on all the things I’d been too busy to...

Social Distancing? Photo Projects to Do at Home!

Social Distancing? Photo Projects to Do at Home!   These days are crazy. It seems like the world is on hold! But you don’t have to put your camera on hold. Some people are overwhelmed with new expectations – how to manage the kids’ i-learning platforms on top of...

Choosing the Winners of the SGC International Women’s Day Giveaway!

Team member Amy van Veen recently suggested that we do something to celebrate International Women’s Day, something fun— maybe a giveaway? What a fantastic idea, we thought! So, we posted on our FaceBook and Instagram accounts, looking for women film shooters who could...

Expolaroid 2020 is Calling for Entries

Expolaroid 2020 is Calling for EntriesBy Amy van VeenWith the aim of supporting instant photography, the French association, “Expolaroid,” is calling for your participation in April!Since 2013, the association has organized an annual event called "Expolaroid: The...
Intro to Instax

Intro to Instax

Doug B. Richardson on his experiences with Instax and children.... By Doug B. Richardson Is it ever too early to introduce children to the idea of photography? Doug B. Richardson on his experiences with Instax and children.... Ella with her Instax cameraLandscape by...

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Friday Focus – Laura Lillie

Friday Focus – Laura Lillie

Friday Focus: Laura Lillie - a girl with a camera By Christopher Osborne, Silvergrain Classics - the analogue photography magazine. In this week's Friday Focus we talk to Texan photographer Laura Lillie. “When I was really little, I wanted to be a National Geographic...

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2021 Kodak Film Price Increase Announced

2021 Kodak Film Price Increase Announced

According to credible sources, and in reference to distributors who were informed of the coming hike this morning (November 4th 2020), prices for Kodak photographic films will increase by 9 to 15% effective January 1st 2021. In some regions the increase may be a...

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Happy bithday Helmut!

Happy bithday Helmut!

Happy birthday Helmut! By Christopher Osborne, Silvergrain Classics - the analogue photography magazine. Iconic photographer Helmut Newton was born on 31 October 1920 Today is a special day in photography. Is the birthday of the late Helmut Newton. Were he alive...

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