Film Photography News — November 2022 Recap 🍁
Lomography’s 30th Birthday and Holiday Camera-Themed Cooking Instructions
November 29, 2022Lomography turns 30. Receding ice reveals 85-year-old abandoned cameras. Fujifilm is running low on film. Plus: Build a Polaroid SX-70 gingerbread house!— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — October 2022 Recap 🎃
A Belated Update; New Films, New Cameras, New Lens, and More
November 1, 2022Euphoric by Atlanta Film Co, X 320 Pro by CatLABS, a new lens by Chroma, a new Instax Mini SLR by NONS, and Lomography’s Lomo Apparat 35.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — September 2022 Recap
🤬 Angry Polaroid Nerds, New Lens, New Film, New Cameras, 5-Yr Anniversary!
September 29, 2022NONS launches a new lens for their Instax film SLR cameras. Polaroid angers film nerds. Three new films, and a new premium compact camera from MiNT.— Dmitri.
Analog.Cafe Turns 5! 🎈
September 23, 2022A lot has changed since the first post went live on this website in 2017. Yet more is still to come.— Dmitri, with images by Betty.
Film Photography News — August 2022 Recap
🤖 AI Film Cleaner, Camera Sale, New Film, New Camera, New Lab, and More!
August 30, 2022Help train AI to fix film negatives. New Polaroid film. New colour film. New instant film camera. Analogue Wonderland subscriptions. And Kodak makes EV batteries.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — July 2022 Recap
Film Prices 🔥, New Film, and “Instagram Is Dying”
July 26, 2022What’s happening with film prices? Also: new colour film coming soon, and social apps for film photographers.— Dmitri.
Film Prices Up by 3.52% Since Feb 2022
July 19, 2022Learn which films got pricier and which got cheaper in this summer’s Film Price Report.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — June 2022 Recap
Five New Colour Films of 2022 in Samples
June 29, 2022Check out samples of 5 new colour films of 2022 and learn how to get your hands on some today. Plus: more films launching soon and the new $20K film Leicas.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — May 2022 Recap
New Colour Film, “Betty’s Favourite!” TONS of Cameras, New Lomography Lens
May 31, 2022ORWO’ new colour film. Lomography’s Daguerreotype lens. Ektar H35 camera. £19 billion’s worth of unused photo gear. And “Betty’s Favourite!”— Dmitri, with images by Betty.
Film Photography News — April 2022 Recap
Fujifilm Raises Prices by 60%, New Film, New Old Lenses, New Film App
April 28, 2022This month, Fujifilm delivered some bad news — again. Their film prices are to rise by up to 60% and their slide films in medium format will be produced in limited quantities.— Dmitri.
84% Say “No Unsolicited Negative Critiques, Please”
Social Media Etiquette — Feedback and Critiques
April 10, 2022For the most part, my twelve years on Twitter have been a pleasant experience. I’m not going to say that I loved every minute I spent there, but the group of folks I found myself interacting with are civil, supportive, and inspiring. Their friendly nature plaid no small part in convincing me to start shooting film seriously years ago when I was looking for a new hobby.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — March 2022 Recap
3 New Films, New Tools, New Reads, Prices, War, and Women in Photography
March 29, 2022It’s been a crazy month of an insane decade. Thankfully, there’s no lack of good news for us, film photographers. Not to say that there is a shortage of bad news, either.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — February 2022 Recap
Big NFT Fails, Film Price Hikes, New Colour Films, and New Film Cameras
February 23, 2022February 2022 is full of news and announcements. Make sure you’ve got a cup of your favourite beverage ready for this and let’s get started!— Dmitri.
Film Prices Up by 9% Since July 2021
February 20, 2022A report on the increasing costs of shooting film based on a comprehensive survey of 7 major photography retailers.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — January 2022 Recap
We Are Not Crazy; Also, New Cameras, a FREE Book, and New Reads
January 25, 2022Canon, Pentax, Nikon and Leica sales have all skyrocketed over the past two years, with sales increases between 42 and 79 percent…— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — December 2021 Recap
Win a Camera, New Film, RA-4 Positives, and My Five “Predictions” for 2022
December 30, 2021In this last month of 2021 (what a year it has been! ), Orwo teases new film for still photographers, huge RA-4 positives make for giant instant photos, Kodak launches a disposable camera loaded with TRI-X 400, and I review my past year’s “predictions” + make new ones for 2022.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — November 2021 Recap
New Film, Three New Cameras, Events, Sales, Price Hikes
November 23, 2021Get “Community Letters” via email: a monthly overview of the film photography community’s latest news, events, and stories. This month’s letter is slightly ahead of schedule. That’s because I’ve got a ton of events to go through with you already, some — time-sensitive!— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — October 2021 Recap
New/Dead Film, 35mmc Camera Gear, Analogue WonderLab, Books & More
October 26, 2021New: film, lab, books, camera, lens, light meter, printer, global supply troubles, events, stickers, and more!— Dmitri.
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.