TAG: alternative process


The World is Flat, Until It’s Not: Definitions in Photography


In order to communicate effectively, words need to mean something.  Definitions must be made.  Labels must be had.  Humans are really great organizers.  We put things into categories and groups to easier understand and make sense of massive amounts of data. The problem?  We tend to get stuck or stay with what we know or…

© Michelle Bates

Roll it on Tight: Methods of rolling film from one reel to another with plastic cameras


The Holga doesn’t always do a great job of what should be a simple task — rolling the film from one reel to another. As frames are shot, film is wound from its original spool onto the empty take-up spool, located on the right side of the camera. Often though, there isn’t enough tension to…

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