Jan

11

First Friday Film Giveaway for 2013

We have a pack of Kodak Ekta E100 vs to give away this week. Simply share with us on twitter one of your favourite image shot on analogue in 2012. We have been shooting on Ekta too and just love the results we are getting. Can’t wait to share with someone else! Only rules are [...]

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Nov

29

8 Frames with Eric Uys

What kind of film camera(s) do you use? I have a Canon EOS 50, my first semi pro body and I still love it to bits as it has built in infrared focus assist and I have never ever had focus problems even in pitch black darkness. To this day I am still perplexed as [...]

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Nov

08

Film Swap: More chance moments

We had to share the next set of Images from our film swap project. These thanks to Tauriq Dolley (shooter 2) and Jan Otto (shooter 1). Absolutely loving the chance Irony in some of the frames… If you still want to get involved we have a few shooter 2 positions left!!! The next two are incredible!!    

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Nov

02

Featured Friday: Louis Joubert

Every Friday for the next few weeks we will be featuring work by the photographers who exhibited at the THIS IS FILM: One night only exhibition in case any of you missed it. This week Louis Joubert: All Louis’s images are for sale. Mail us if you are interested in acquiring one.  

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Oct

29

8 Frames with Michaela Verity

What kind of film camera(s) do you use? I use a Mamiya RB67 Pro SD (with polaroid back) and various 35mm cameras. Why do you shoot film? I enjoy the process. The sounds that the Mamiya makes as I shoot, processing and waiting for the images to appear. I value each image that I’ve taken [...]

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Oct

25

This is Film: One night Only Recap

Last night we were blown away by the support that was shown by our Fellow Film lovers. We honestly cannot believe that so many of you came out to support the photographers exhibiting and the Initiative in general. Possibly because of the Free Gin+Juice but not sure. A huge thank you needs to go to everyone who helped [...]

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Oct

02

Thomas Pepler – not the Totems.

We asked Cape Town based Photographer and Designer Thomas Pepler what makes film so special to him: ‘My love for film started during my days at college where we would spend hours in the darkroom learning how to churn up our own images. What captured my interest the most was the magic of developing and printing [...]

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Sep

25

Using Found Objects as Cameras

As part of the Cape Town Month of Photography (MOP5) we are running a pinhole workshop on the 13th of October. We will show you how to create a pinhole camera, shoot, make test prints and develop your final image. Come spend the day with us in the darkroom surrounded by the familiar scent of chemicals. Space [...]

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Sep

25

Win a LOMO LC-A Kit

What does Film mean film to you?  We are firm believers that film is not dead, but why are we fighting so hard to prove that this Art form is still alive and kicking? Upload your images to our Facebook page and tag This Is Film or post to twitter with #ThisIsFilm and lets try discover [...]

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Sep

20

Finding the perfect Film Camera

You have decided to take the leap into film photography but have no idea where to start. We know it seems overwhelming but carry on reading and we promise: you will be ready to delve down the intriguing  path that is  Analogue Photography. The great news for us is that as more and more people fall [...]

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