Analogue Appeal

From 1839 until 2003, the technology of cameras, optics and photo sensitive materials evolved together.  At each stage, their collective attributes resulted in an associative aesthetic.

In David Ellwand‘s new book RetroPhoto: An Obssession, photos made with 100 vintage cameras are presented side by side with the cameras that made them. The collection is an inspiring journey.

The aesthetics of analogue photography are nostalgic for those of us old enough to remember it and a novelty for those raised without it. This excellent article published on the PetaPixal blog explains the resurgence of the medium: