Luce App Tracks the Fine Details of Film Photography

Digital images today are captured with an EXIF meta data layer that stores pertinent facts about the shot so that photographers can study, report and refine their technique. Analog photography (somewhat by definition) remains largely under-serviced by this kind of high-tech service. Luce, an upstart iOS app—from developers Don Chia and his partner, Diego—offers a centralized space for analog photographers to log image data while …

Rose Aura Offers Access to Your Inner Spectrum

Founded by Evelyn Salvarinas, the Toronto studio provides artful insights

A specialized photographic setup capable of detecting “auras,” or color-coded translations of your energy, became widely available in the ’80s courtesy of inventor Guy Coggins. Today, the process of assembling an aura photograph remains largely the same: one Polaroid-like camera, a pair of hand-shaped electromagnetic sensors and the biofeedback and electromagnetic measurements you receive from them. Using that information, an algorithm assigns an array of …

Polaroid Originals Unveils OneStep+ Camera

An instant, analog device with photo-editing features and an iOS app

To celebrate Polaroid’s 80th year, in 2017, the brand unveiled the Polaroid Originals OneStep 2—a camera designed to be an upgraded revert to analog. The natural progression from last year’s release to today’s—including the addition of an iOS app, settings, and a new lens—is the Polaroid OneStep+; their most expansive analog camera since the end of their of instant film production in 2008 and subsequent …