David Schonauer

Analog World: These Are the Film Stocks Fujifilm Will Abandon in 2018

DIYPhotography   Monday October 30, 2017

You hear a lot about the resurgence of analog photography. And Kodak is bringing back  Ektachrome. But Fujifilm has announced a few more film stocks and formats that the company will be abandoning in 2018. The first round of product culls begins in March and includes 3-packs of Fujicolor Superia X-Tra 400 and 5-packs of Fujichrome Velvia 50, Professional. “Many film photographers have already made the switch to Kodak & Ilford films due to the doubt over Fuji’s future,” notes DIY Photography.   Read the full Story >>

In Focus: Unearthing a Massacre in Peru

The New York Times   Monday October 30, 2017

Among the scores of mass graves that dot Chungui district in the mountainous Ayacucho region of Peru are remnants attesting to massacres carried out by both the Shining Path guerrillas and the military and police forces that hunted them, notes The New York Times, which features work by Peruvian photojournalist Max Cabello Orcasitas, who became interested in the exhumation of the graves after reading a report from Peru’s truth commission. “It struck me as a little-known tragedy,” says Cabello Orcasitas.   Read the full Story >>

Tech News: These SanDisk Cards Can Stand Up to Extreme Heat and Cold

engadget   Monday October 30, 2017

Western Digital is working on a new line of industrial SanDisk memory cards that can withstand a wide range of temperatures, from the extremely hot to the extremely cold, Engadget reports. The lineup includes an Automotive SD  cards meant for vehicles like cars and drones. They can withstand temperatures between -40°F and 185°F. The cards feature read and write speeds of 80MB/s and 50MB/s respectively, and they’re designed with a number of features meant to protect data.    Read the full Story >>

Portfolio: Brexit-Era Britain in "Merrie Albion"

British Journal of Photography   Monday October 30, 2017

With his acclaimed 2009 book We English, photographer Simon Roberts held a mirror up to a nation and its people. In his new book Merrie Albion – Landscape Studies of a Small Island  (Dewi Lewis Publishing), Roberts studies the UK's national psyche in the fractured Brexit era, notes the British Journal of Photography. The new work “responds to subjects and places that are already firmly positioned within the public consciousness – defining locations in our recent national story,” declares the publisher.   Read the full Story >>

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