How can we forget our very first film cameras? We, the editors of Whattaroll, have been in a contemplative mood about it lately. So, we decided to kickstart a Whattaroll Journal mini series that recalls how these cameras got us on the roll. Adrian Norbert Cuper begins with his thoughts on the Zenit, Canon, and Pentacon cameras that set him out to the path of film photography.
Being unable to travel due to the pandemic has prompted me to recall some of the most enduring moments from my trips to Penang in Malaysia.
Filmmaker Maria Chambers shares some insights on using film to shoot a moody behind the scenes set during a music video shoot.
An embodiment of nature and the feminine energy, “Nymphs” is perfect for immersing in the mood that Mariam Sitchinava crafts for her film photography.
Despite its unusual shutter, the EXA 1b could be a good and cheap 35mm option for those who are looking for cameras with waist-level viewfinder.