Argonauts of Film – the ones who lead the way

When talking about film photography, certain names always pop up in our brains. These names vary from person to person. We are all exposed to different forms of art, literature and knowledge about the world of photography. One thing I learnt while keeping this blog is how little I actually know about photography and those … More Argonauts of Film – the ones who lead the way

Matthew Schell on film vs. digital

The highly contested debate around film versus digital photography is one that is ongoing and that die-hard film aficionados or technologically advanced digital photographers always feel they have to partake in. But the question on everyone’s lips still remains – which one is the best? Ask the darkroom technician at ORMS. Actually, don’t do that, … More Matthew Schell on film vs. digital

#35mm

My memories of film photography trace back to when I was a wee child. Even then it was a medium that captivated me. The distinct ‘click’ of the shutter and rhythmic hum of the film reel as it advanced is one that put me into a trance. It still does. With the onset of affordable … More #35mm

ICONIC & CONTROVERSIAL FILM PHOTOGRAPHER REN HANG DIES, AGED 29

On February 23rd, after years of struggling with depression, the famed and provocative Chinese photographer took his own life in Beijing – the city that played host to the start of his short but successful career a mere six years ago. To most in the art world, the name Ren Hang conjures up images of … More ICONIC & CONTROVERSIAL FILM PHOTOGRAPHER REN HANG DIES, AGED 29