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I don’t know why you say Goodbye, I say Hello (Some thoughts on the future of Instant Film)

As I’m sure most of you already know – in February 2016 Fujifilm Japan announced that they would soon cease production of their amazing FP-100C peel-apart polaroid-compatible film. This was the last of the professional instant colour films available, and we’ve found it really hard to say goodbye. FP 100C was the backbone of one of…

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Cyanoscience

cyanotype photogram by Anna Atkins The original Blue Goo is still the most archival of the photographic processes, and nothing could be easier or more versatile. Originally invented by our Main Man Sir John Herschel, deep thinker, tea drinker and dabbler botanist – who was looking for a way to make quick copies of all…

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Making Things

It’s about 7 o’clock in the evening and we’re making stuff at The Lab. Andrew’s over there building a portable darkroom (minilab, he calls it) for making wet plates in the field, and tinkering. Last time I glanced over he was yanking something with a pair of pliers – I just looked back and it’s…

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