If you want to learn how to be a true film photography, you need to start with the basics. Photography is writing with light.
"Photography is in the heart, not in the hand."
Hailing from D.C., Joe Obima aims his 35mm camera at whatever bizarre subjects pass him by, hoping to "express a beautiful world full of spontaneity [that is] contiguous to one another."
Brooklyn's Dimitri Karakostas gets around. His scratchy negatives are like the beatup, bleeding kids rolling on skateboards through suburban wastelands. And in the process of getting washed in all that grim, grease and grit, there's a lot of self-discovery.
Romanian Costică Acsinte (1897-1984) was an official war photographer during the first Great War. After he was discharged, he opened a studio in Slobozia. In 1985, around 5000 of Acsinte's glass plates (developed between 1935 and 1945) were purchased by the Ialomița County Museum, who began to digitize them in mid-2013.
This week’s photos come from Joseph Abbruscato who slunk down to the Salton Sea in Niland, CA. He tries to make a yearly pilgrimage there to document the decay of the, well, decay.
This week’s photos come from Jack Schwitz, who was once stuck in Tijuana for three months. He says, “What what supposed to be a day trip to Tijuana turned into a three month stay in the country bouncing from one cheap hotel to the next. One of the members of our group was not permitted...