Analogue Photography Book - Reference Manual for Shooting Film

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Description

Whether as a primer or a reference manual, this is the perfect book to (re)kindle your love of analogue photography.

You may have found an old Konica at the thrift store or inherited a Leica, or you may be one of the many younger photographers who are being drawn to analogue for the first time, as a way to enrich and expand their practice. In either case, this book provides all the information needed to help you understand your camera and get out and start using it.

The fundamental technical sides of both cameras and photography are covered. There are, however, no tips on how to take ‘better’ photos, no sections on lines and shapes, silhouettes, texture or composition. This is purely a technical manual: once you have mastered the mechanics of photography, you will have total creative control over your camera, a tool for taking photos exactly as you want them.

"This is a book about the beauty of analogue photography, and a celebration of all these breathtaking magical cameras. It will connect these devices with a new generation of photographers, helping them not only to fall in love with them but also start using them again, with passion"
- Florian Kaps, founder of Impossible Project and Supersense

 

Specification

- 16 x 21cm
- 192 pages
published by Vetro Editions and Ars-Imago

The Analogue WonderLab

When you’ve shot your roll of film and are looking to get it developed and scanned, then look no further than the Analogue WonderLab!

We can process your film for you, scan it at the resolution you need, and email back the files quickly and securely.

We offer FREE tracked shipping to our lab so that you can send us your negatives with total peace of mind. And our lab team are all passionate film shooters themselves, so you know that your film will get the best possible treatment!

Head to the WonderLab page here to read more details, or add the bundled developing above when you purchase your film.

Please note that our long-term aim is to offer developing for every film that we sell, but this is a work-in-progress. For full details and FAQs please head here

How Does the Bundled Developing Work?

To make your analogue adventures even easier (and cheaper!) we’ve implemented the option to pre-pay for your processing when you buy your film. This means that you choose your developing and scanning options on this page, via the little tick-box above, and add everything to basket for an immediate 10% saving on all processing costs.

Your film will be dispatched in line with our usual shipping times (full details here) and you will also get an email with instructions on sending the film back to the WonderLab (with tracked shipping - on us!)

When you have shot the film - whether that takes you a day, month or year - you generate the free tracked postage label by following the simple instructions from the email, and pop it in the post with a note of your original order number. We’ll do the rest!

So buy the bundle and relax into the shooting process, knowing that you’ll get to see the final results from your photography, without having to reach for your wallet again.

Happy Shooting!

We send all parcels via TRACKED service - free in the UK for orders of film over £50.

This means that when you buy your film from us you will be emailed a tracking link at dispatch, and will be able to follow your parcel’s journey all the way to safe arrival.

Please note that it is not a signed service so you won’t need to be at home to receive your film, and our letterbox-friendly boxes fit through the vast majority of European letterboxes!

You will have different shipping options and costs at checkout, depending on how quickly you need your film. Please refer to the Delivery Details page for full information

Get Inspired

Visit our Wall of Inspiration to read different film reviews and see images from our talented Analogue Wonderland community.

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Customer Reviews

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Stephane Leblon
Fab book

Really nicely done and put together, but like it says it's not a book to make you a better analogue photographer but if with this book you understand your camera, then you will become one!

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Luke Farmer
Love it!

Really love this book. So nicely designed and fun to read. Perfect gift for someone who’s into all things analogue.

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Brad Hodge
35mm Bible

An excellent book which serves as the go to for any 35mm photographer, whether you are just beginning or experienced.

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Eilish Goodchild
A must have for any film photographer

An awesome book that I would recommend for every film photographer. It’s has all the information you need about your cameras tools, how everything works, how to use your settings effectively, skills, etc. A worth while read and very nicely displayed with diagrams and easy to read/understand text.

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L.K.

A beautifully designed book with well explained pieces, covering all basic information. Good for beginner or refreshing your knowledge.