SilvergrainConnection Podcast Episode 6: Dreamlike Visions and Life lessons from Susan Burnstine

We were blown away by Susan Burnstine’s distinct style and images, so much so that we put one on the cover of Issue 11 of SilvergrainClassics! Our podcast this week brings more of Susan’s story to the film community. She shared why she makes her own cameras, why her work is so often described as “dreamlike,” and a lot more.

Pinholing for the Planless – Or: How to Make a Camera from Your Desk Junk. An Addendum.

Making a pinhole camera was a top priority on my imaginary “things I definitely want to do, but keep procrastinating indefinitely” list. That is, until I interviewed Coloradian Photographer Heather Oelklaus for the current issue of SilvergrainClassics. A few days later, when I sat at my more or less cluttered desk to write up the article, I had an idea: Why not build a pinhole camera from only the junk and office supplies scattered around my desk?

SilvergrainConnection Podcast Episode 5: Carmencita – The Original European Film Lab!

Albert Roig, one of the founders of Carmencita Film Lab, spoke with us about the concepts that have made the business such a success and how they are growing and adapting.

Nick Carver— SilvergrainConnection Episode 4: The YouTube Star that “Bleeds Analog”

With almost 90,000 subscribers, Nick Carver’s YouTube channel is one of the most successful film photography presences on the internet. His unique blend of know-how, enthusiasm, and informal guy-next-door manner makes him a favorite of a broad spectrum of film shooters.

TETENAL— SilvergrainConnection Episode 3: New Tetenal and The Post-Digital Era

“New” TETENAL, two years in: where do they stand, what are they working on? In our third episode of Silvergrain Connection, we chat with Peter Rasenberger, the investor who helped to save the company two years ago.

Finding Focus – A Look Behind SilvergrainClassics

Doug Richardson interviews Charys Schuler about her job as Developmental Editor and the process of selecting the content for each issue: A look behind the process of making SilvergrainClassics.

ADOX— Past, Present, and Future Silvergrain Connection Episode 2 with Mirko Böddecker and Lina Bessonova

We were so pleased to welcome a pair of movers and shakers of the film photography community to our second podcast episode. Mirko and Lina bring us in-depth information and stories from ADOX, a powerhouse in the analog world, which is run with a mini team plus maximum commitment.

SilvergrainClassics Analog Photography Bootcamp

SIlvergrainClassics and the state of Rheinland-Palatinate are pleased to announce an agreement for a new training center for analog photographers and filmmakers. The former army facility, which has suffered from damage due to vandalism in recent years, is being upgraded through a cooperation between the Ministry of Culture and the Department of Defense.

Supersense – More Than an Impossible Project – Silvergrain Connection Podcast Episode 1 with Florian „Doc” Kaps

What better way to start a series of podcasts about “the entire world of analog photography” than with Doc Kaps! The founder of the Impossible Project and CEO of Supersense. He reminisced about the experience of living through the craziness of the Impossible Project, when he and his team rescued Polaroid instant film and also spun ideas about where film photography could go from here. But his passion for analog extends well beyond photography.

A Thousand and Thirty Pages Later: Behind SilvergrainClassics Issue 10

We made it to Number 10! A print magazine about analog photography and cinematography wasn’t such a crazy idea after all, it seems. Take a look behind the scenes of SilvergrainClassics issue ten!

Inside Heiland Electronics

Inside Heiland Electronics

Inside Heiland Electronics. by Christopher Osborne. I am at the Wetzlar Headquarters of Heiland Electronics. Juergen talks about the future and shows the company's new 8x10 enlarger. Juergen Heiland shows the CAD drawings of the new 8x10 enlarger.Heiland Electronic...

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SilvergrainConnection Podcast Episode 6:  Dreamlike Visions and Life lessons from Susan Burnstine

SilvergrainConnection Podcast Episode 6: Dreamlike Visions and Life lessons from Susan Burnstine

We were blown away by Susan Burnstine’s distinct style and images, so much so that we put one on the cover of Issue 11 of SilvergrainClassics! Our podcast this week brings more of Susan’s story to the film community. She shared why she makes her own cameras, why her work is so often described as “dreamlike,” and a lot more.

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Leica M series Arca-Swiss tripod plate

Leica M series Arca-Swiss tripod plate

An Arca-Swiss tripod plate for Leica M series cameras A quick release baseplate designed for Leica’s M series analog cameras with Arca-Swiss tripod is available at shop.silvergrainclassics.com . This Arca-Swiss tripod quick-release plate has been designed for Leica’s...

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Pinholing for the Planless – Or: How to Make a Camera from Your Desk Junk. An Addendum.

Pinholing for the Planless – Or: How to Make a Camera from Your Desk Junk. An Addendum.

Making a pinhole camera was a top priority on my imaginary “things I definitely want to do, but keep procrastinating indefinitely” list. That is, until I interviewed Coloradian Photographer Heather Oelklaus for the current issue of SilvergrainClassics. A few days later, when I sat at my more or less cluttered desk to write up the article, I had an idea: Why not build a pinhole camera from only the junk and office supplies scattered around my desk?

read more