Stefanie Schneider lives and works in Los Angeles and Berlin.
Stefanie’s scintillating situations take place in the American West. Situated on the verge of an elusive super-reality, her photographic sequences provide the ambience for loosely woven story lines and a cast of phantasmic characters. She works with the largely uncontrollable chemical mutations of expired Polaroid film stock.
This is a selection of images from Inventory: 10 Polaroid Years, an exhibition featuring London photographer Wendy Bevan’s archive, currently on show at The Cob Gallery, London.
Wendy Bevan is known for her surreal aesthetic, and a tender, sympathetic portrayal of the feminine form, working exclusively in Polaroid film.
Ludwig West is a 38 year-old photographer from France. His Polaroids are creative, psychedelic, dreamy, other-worldly… here are more of his atmospheric images for your viewing pleasure:
Through his brand ONDU, woodworker Elvis Halilović has been making lensless pinhole cameras for over seven years.
This week the Slovenian designer unveiled a beautifully designed series of pinhole cameras made from wood and held together in part by strong magnets.
How funky is Meemanan’s Crochet Diana Dreamer purse? What fun!
I love my Diana camera – hmm, think I just might need the matching purse… 🙂
Available via etsy here.
Related post for Diana lovers: Don’t think – just shoot!
If you love cameras (and don’t we all?), check out Antonio Vicentini’s short and funky animation, “The Camera Collection“, a vignette of Antonio’s personal history with cameras.
This minute-long pixilated animation commences with a box camera similar to the 1930 Brownie, touches on some fun retro models like the Lomography camera from the 1980s, includes the good ol’ disposable of course, and ends with a contemporary DSLR.
Experimenting with expired film is fun! You just never know what exciting results you’ll achieve… and you might even discover your very own unique style in photography!
If you’re new to shooting with expired film, here are some helpful tips from the wonderful Lomography site to get you started…