…the “first time” of some great photographers

The laundry room, grandma’s cupboard, the “first time” of some great photographers.     There’s has always been a place and some feelings bonded to a first time; the arrangements, the nerves, the expectation, the gloom, the dilated pupils,…


The healthy vice of compulsively watching photos

There are many ways to live photography; some of us live that in a vicious way: we need every day a good dose of photos. The day that we cannot consume our dose we end up shaking due to the withdrawal. Having this addiction is a great joy due to the…


A bit of chemistry. 0003. States and properties of matter.

Matter can be classified in two basic ways: according to its physical state (such as gas, liquid and solid) and according to their composition (as an element, compound or a mixture). A sample of matter can be a gas, a liquid or a solid. These three…


A bit of chemistry. 0002. Matter.

  Chemistry is the study of the properties and behavior of matter. It is known as matter everything that has mass and occupies space whether it is large or small. A property is any characteristic that allows us to recognize a particular type…


A simple guide to make a pinhole camera

Any kind of recipient can be transformed to a camera. The only things we will need are: Paint the interior in black, is better if it’s a matte finish paint. Make a pinhole. Try to do it in the centre of the container. We need to keep it closed…


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Experimentation with DIY Redscale film

Analogue photography experimentation is a whole world. Every day I discover new shooting techniques, pinhole cameras made from everyday materials (such as matchboxes like Pinhole Barcelona), homemade tricks to develop film with beer… Anything! A few…


A bit of chemistry. 0001. The scientific method.

In this series Jesús Joglar introduces us to the world of chemistry. 0001. The scientific method. It is a way of research used mainly in the production of knowledge in the sciences. To be called scientific, a research method must be based on…


Brand curiosity: Canon

Probably a lot of you have a Canon camera, but maybe just few of you know where does this name come from, or how their logo has changed through the years. If you want to know about this, now you will. In 1930, Goro Yoshida and his brother-in-law…


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Anna Atkins: Mother of cyanotype

Between science and art When a photographer is asked about how does a cyanotype looks, he or she will probable describe it as: a blue surface where there’s a silhouette in white. Probably this silhouette will be a flower, a leaf, a plant. This…