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October ‘20 Community Letter
1 New +1 Dead Camera, New Light Meter, and the Rising Film Prices
October 27, 2020A new 35mm pano camera and a farewell to Nikon’s last line of 35mm film SLRs.— Dmitri.
September ‘20 Community Letter
New Mag, New Cameras, New Film, +
September 29, 2020Get Community Letters (articles like this) monthly, via email. If you’re reading this Letter around the time of its publication — hang tight, it’s a crazy world out there. 😷Despite the madness, Analog. Cafe’s Monochrome magazine is now shipping, Lomography is launching an instant back for 4x5 cameras, dubblefilm is selling a new point-and-shoot, a new handmade small-batch film is being produced in Hong Kong, new chemistry announced from TETENAL, a new auto-advancing film holder is being Kickstarted, and Analogue Wonderland’s got a subscription service.— Dmitri.
August ‘20 Community Letter
Kodak’s $765,000,000 Story, Lenses, Pixels, and Photo Essays
August 25, 2020Kodak’s $765,000,000 story, Leica’s commitment to film, variable-shape pixels, and a short history of fast primes.— Dmitri.
July ‘20 Community Letter
Kodak Asset Sale, Olympus Quits Making Cameras, Nikon Recall, Your Support
July 28, 2020Kodak’s assets’ sale, Olympus’ exit from the camera market, a major Nikon recall, and the Intrepid’s new LF camera.— Dmitri, with images by Betty.
June ‘20 Community Letter
June 29, 2020This month’s Letter is a short essay on racism. I will resume the regular writings about analogue photography products and events in the July ‘20 Community Letter. For now, please accept this. “I don’t mean to get heavy, but we’ve got to say something” — Dave Chappelle.— Dmitri.
May ‘20 Community Letter
And the Winner Is…
May 26, 2020Lomography’s new Aqua camera, and the magical new Cinestill chemicals. Plus: film photography competition!— Dmitri, with images by Elisa Caporaletti.
April ‘20 Community Letter
A New World
April 28, 2020Four photography projects and their battle to stay relevant and profitable during the global pandemic.— Dmitri, with images by Zhou HanShun.
COVID-19 Prevention Advice and Resources
For Film Photographers
April 4, 2020This guide is my attempt to provide relevant information and updates for Analog. Cafe readers in light of the global pandemic. Below, you will find an overview of the latest scientific research on pathogen safety, financial aid resources for artists, help with quarantine boredom, as well as updates from film manufacturers and small businesses.— Dmitri.
March ‘20 Community Letter
New Film, Products, Rebrands, Open Calls
March 31, 2020New film from Lomography, a tiny light meter and the Hasselback Portrait instant film attachment.— Dmitri.
Call for Submissions — Monochrome at Home
Stay Home. Shoot Film. Help Others Do the Same.
March 18, 2020Are you feeling cooped up at home, surrounded by film cameras, negatives, and Polaroids with photos taken indoors? I have a creative challenge just for you! This summer, I will be publishing the first issue of Monochrome print magazine/or zine/or mag.— Dmitri, with images by mlb2095.dval and bill.manning.studioc41.