Really Nice Images Updates Film Presets for Lightroom

Really Nice Images

Really Nice Images announced it has released a new generation of it’s film-emulating preset package ‘All Films’ for Adobe Lightroom users. After studying a number of archive samples, Really Nice Images recreated some really old film looks like Kodachrome from the edge 50s and 60s or Agfa Chrome from 70s. [Read more...]

Fuji Instax Mini 90 Brings Retro Styling to Instant Film

Fuji Instax Mini 90

Taking a cue from its popular X-Series cameras, Fujifilm has announced the new Instax Mini 90 Neoclassic instant film camera.

Fuji’s Instax line has remained popular in the digital age with cameras like the Instax Mini 7S and Instax Mini 25 being some very popular cameras among Photography Bay readers. The tiny credit-card sized photos remain a hit for the sake of their instant gratification and analog nostalgia. [Read more...]

Vincent Laforet Works a Canon A2E and Lensbaby in DigitalRev’s Cheap Camera Challenge

Laforet Canon A2E

DigitalRev’s Cheap Camera challenge is a hilarious tradition of pro shooters taking some of the cheapest cameras around and being challenged to come up with some great. Previous challenges have included Eric Wong with a pink point and shoot and Zack Arias with crappy Kodak compact and a single speedlight.

In this latest episode, Vincent Laforet (who is best known for taking a prototype 5D Mark II and shooting Reverie and, thereafter ushering in the HDSLR revolution) gets a Canon A2E film camera, a Lensbaby Composer and two rolls of ISO 400 film.

As humorous as the setup is, there are great lessons to learn in this short video. Check it out below. [Read more...]

Fuji INSTAX Mini 8 Instant Film Camera Announced

Fuji Instax Mini 8

The Fuji Instax Mini 8 is the next instant film camera in the Instax family due out early 2013.

The Instax Mini 8 uses the same credit card sized photos as found in other Instax Mini models, like the Mini 7S and Mini 25.  The Instax Mini 8 will be available in five different colors: pink, blue, yellow, white and black.

Expect to see more on this analog camera at CES 2013.

Impossible Instant Lab Aims to Turn iPhone Images Into Instant Prints

Impossible Project iPhone Printer

Impossible Project has launched a Kickstarter campaign to build an instant Polaroid printer for your iPhone that prints images directly from your iPhone’s screen.

The design is rather straightforward.  Pull up an image on your iPhone.  Place the iPhone face down on the Impossible Instant Lab and press the shutter button on the Instant Lab.  Then, your print ejects from the Instant Lab.

Check out the overview in the Kickstarter project video below.  [Read more...]

Documentary About the Digital Filmmaking Transition

Side By Side is a documentary about the current transition from film to digital filmmaking.  It’s a documentary for camera geeks.  Check out the trailer above and the official synopsis below.

Join Keanu Reeves on a tour of the past and the future of filmmaking in SIDE BY SIDE. Since the invention of cinema, the standard format for recording moving images has been film. Over the past two decades, a new form of digital filmmaking has emerged, creating a groundbreaking evolution in the medium. Reeves explores the development of cinema and the impact of digital filmmaking via in-depth interviews with Hollywood masters, such as James Cameron, David Fincher, David Lynch, Martin Scorsese, Steven Soderbergh, and many more.

[Tribeca via PetaPixel]