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...
Expolaroid 2020 is Calling for Entries

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...

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Plastic Fantastic – shooting the Holga 120N

Plastic Fantastic – shooting the Holga 120N

Plastic Fantastic - shooting the Holga 120N By Chris Chinnock I am as prone to Gear Acquisition Syndrome as the next person - who hasn’t lusted after a shiny whizzbang piece of kit, gradually convincing yourself that this essential addition to your arsenal promises to...

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A Morning with Jeanne Adams at Point Lobos

A Morning with Jeanne Adams at Point Lobos

A Morning with Jeanne Adams at Point Lobos: In the Footsteps of Ansel Adams & Edward Weston By Charys Schuler When Marwan El Mozayen and I were invited to visit our friend and SilvergrainClassics contributor Manuello Paganelli in Carmel, California, I honestly had...

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Salt and sky

Salt and sky

Salt & Sky By Amy van Veen Instant photography is and will always remain  a special kind of medium for me when it comes to self-reflection in photography. No other specific form of photography, neither digital nor other films, are more similar to the memories I...

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