October 2020

A film view camera at the time of digital photography

In the contemporary era dominated by digital photography, it would seem anachronistic to speak of film photography or, worse, of “plates”.

With digital photography you can shoot and see the result straight away, the camera or mobile phone sit comfortably in your pocket, the memory is super large, it costs nothing to shoot, the response time in case of need is zero and we can immediately shoot everything. And so many other advantages that there’s no need to list.

And yet, despite everything, someone likes to go back to shooting as they did in the nineteenth century: with plates and a view camera.

An ancient fascination that comes back to life today.…/