Analog Photography fireside chat Episode 3 – January 23rd 19:00 CET

Join Silvergrain Classics magazine in a free chat around the fire on Saturday 23rd January! Our guests will be: Paul McKay of Analog Wonderland, Nicolas Llasera of Nico´s Photo News, photographer Katri Lassila and Jeremy Saltry of QWD.

How To: Shooting Expired Film

How To: Shooting Expired Film by Ludwig HagelsteinGetting Started   While some photographers would not shoot expired, perhaps even badly stored decades old film in their wildest dreams, others indulge in exactly that. Shooting expired film can be an interesting...

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...
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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Friday Focus – Jed Bacason

Friday Focus – Jed Bacason

Friday Focus: Jed Bacason and "The lives of fish" By Christopher Osborne This week's Friday Focus looks at the conceptual photography of Filipino photographer Jed Bacason. Photography has always been a part of Jed Bacason’s life. “My family are prolific takers of...

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Friday focus: Ahsan Ali

Friday focus: Ahsan Ali

Friday focus: Ahsan Ali by Christopher Osborne "Heartbreak precedes Love". This week Friday Focus looks at Pakistani photographer Ahsan Ali's experience with the Widelux camera.Ahsan Ali - self portraitAhsan Ali’s interest in photography was piqued in 2018 when a...

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Friday focus: Susan Koruth

Friday focus: Susan Koruth

Friday focus: Susan Koruth by Christopher Osborne “I always knew when I was in the zone because I could feel my skin tingling, butterflies in my tummy and my heart beating rapidly  it was euphoric” says Dubai based photographer Susan Karouth. “I am a photographer,...

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