Website Update v2.1.0
Better Bookmarking, Navigation, and an Offline Mode
October 13, 2021Analog. Cafe’s website design has just been updated. If you notice any problems with it, please try refreshing the page. And if you find a bug, please report it! A big thank you to everyone who gave me feedback thus far. It helped immensely, particularly with this update.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — September 2021 Recap
Ilford Wins Digital Camera Award (You Can Win Stuff Too), No More Reflex
September 27, 2021This month, Ilford’s new portable pop-up darkroom wins Digital Camera World Award at The Photography Show 2021 at the NEC, a happening described as a “sweet, SWEET irony,” by a prominent film Twitter patron, Dan K.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — August 2021 Recap
A Look Inside Moscow Dayze 2nd Ed. Photobook
September 3, 2021Read the first four chapters of the new Moscow Dayze photobook.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — July 2021 Recap
My Book, Dropped In/Out Film, Gadgets, and a Festival
July 27, 2021Fuji discontinues Velvia, Ilford increases prices. Plus: A new photo book, new film, a new light meter, a new film machine, and a new film photography festival.— Dmitri.
Summer 2021 Film Prices
Believe It or Not, Shooting 35mm Film Got a Little Cheaper
July 9, 2021Find out which film stock got cheaper or costlier, and by how much. Plus: insights and trends for emulsion prices in 2021.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — June 2021 Recap
6 New Films, New Book Coming, Fujifilm Hackers, New Logo and Film Shortages
July 1, 2021This month’s letter is a little late — sorry about that. I’ve been busy home-printing a new photo book about my recent trip to Russia.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — May 2021 Recap
Summer Sale, Shooting Guides, and eBay Strangeness Galore
May 25, 2021Three new shooting guides, a summer sale on cameras and the magazine, and five strange finds on eBay.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — April 2021 Recap
Polaroid Month, Fujifilm Price Hike, Bit Rot, and an Editor’s Enquiry
April 27, 2021Polaroid and Fujifilm announce new cameras, plus: save your digital images from bit rot.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — March 2021 Recap
New/Discontinued Film, 2 New Cameras + School, New Enlarger, and WTF’s NFT?
March 30, 2021New film from Street Candy, new colour enlarger, new “reusable” camera, and an instant film processor.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — February 2021 Recap
New SLR, Lens, Meter, and Books on Kickstarter +Thoughts on Scanning Colour
February 23, 2021Atoll Ultra-Wide lens, Reveni light meter, NONS SL42 instant SLR, and Moscow Daze photobook.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — January 2021 Recap
New Book, New Film, Discontinued 400H, and Much, Much More
January 26, 202135mm film got a little cheaper but Fujifilm discontinues its entire 400H line.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — December 2020 Recap
My Five “Predictions” for Film Photography in 2021
December 29, 2020Five new products are launching this December. I give my predictions for the year 2021.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — November 2020 Recap
Valoi Film Holder, SALE, SolarCan Colours, Kodak Prices, Silberra, and More
November 24, 2020A new film holder from Valoi, new SolarCans, another Kodak price hike, and Silberra is brushing off its obligations.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — October 2020 Recap
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.
Film Photography News — September 2020 Recap
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.
Film Photography News — August 2020 Recap
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.
Film Photography News — July 2020 Recap
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 2020 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.
Film Photography News — May 2020 Recap
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.
Film Photography News — April 2020 Recap
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.