Bushwick Community Darkroom Rectifies Film Photography’s Exclusionary Past

Founder Lucia Rollow shares how she breathes new life into the analog practice through affordability and inclusion

When Lucia Rollow rolled her Volkswagen down New York’s Long Island Expressway back in 2010, she had no idea she was on the brink of founding a thriving film photography community and one of the only 24/7 darkrooms in the city. A recent college graduate with no spare change, Rollow longed for a place to continue developing film and honing the craft she loves. After …

Impossible I-1 Instant Film Camera Kit

From Impossible Project (which set out in 2008 to revive the analog photography format that Polaroid pioneered some 80 years prior), the Impossible I-1 camera boasts an 82-109mm lens with a five-zone autofocus system—making it an upgraded version of a classic. Accepting 600-type instant film, the camera also features Bluetooth capabilities and its app offers a remote trigger, self-timer and much more.

I-1 Analog Instant Camera

Since the Polaroid factory closed back in 2008—much to the dismay of fans all over the world—the The Impossible Project has endeavored to keep the magic of instant cameras alive—from refurbishing cameras to salvaging Polaroid film. Now, the company has created the I-1 Analog Instant Camera: the first instant camera to be released in 20 years for the original instant format. An easy-to-use point-and-shoot, the …