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Update on Hasselblad 501cm black and white contest
Contest for black and white photography
it isnt just film its open to all photos that are black and white
so heres the prizes so far
1st place hasselblad 501 body 80mm 2.8 waistlevel and a12 back
2nd place wins an entire darkroom setup including an omega c 760 enlarger
3rd place wins a years subscription
4th place wins a 6 month subscription
5th place wins a 1 month subscription
all of you will be featured on this club and beleive me it will be pretty big
how to join
add us to your watch list
note me with your submission
pretty simple huh? oh yeah and if you could please add this to your journal :iconphotopurist
wer have a full set of judges now
:icondskphotography: :iconmyoung4828: :iconGisellenw:
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Film Photography and Darkroom
F I L M . P H O T O G R A P H Y
The first photograph was an image produced in 1826 by Nicéphore Niépce on a
polished pewter plate covered with a petroleum derivative called bitumen of Judea.
Produced with a camera, this image required an eight-hour exposure in bright sunshine. Niépce later switched from pewter to copper plates and from bitumen to silver chloride. French painter Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre continued Niépce’s pioneering work and in 1839, after Niépce's death, announced an improved version of the process, which he called the daguerreotype.
Early photography in the form of daguerreotypes did not use film at all. Eastman Kodak developed the first flexible photographic film in 1885, which was coated on paper and the first transparent plastic film was produced in 1889. The first photographic film was made from highly flammable nitrocellulose with camphor as a plasticizer (celluloid). Beginning in the 1920s, nitrate film was
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a club for serious photographers
United States
Favourite photographer: you
Favourite style of art: black and white photography
o.k. everyone, photopurist is back :D

sorry to all the people who submitted deviations or requests to join the club. that has been rectified and we now have 50 new members, giving us a total of 498 members!!!

we also have some new help in the shape of :iconmahomo: so all your notes and messages should be read on a daily basis :)

there will also be weekly journals with features from your galleries, and other inspiring stuff we've seen.


on the subject of notes, we don't care what you put as the subject line of your submissions, be it submit/submission/whatever, but PLEASE put a thumb of the deviation in the message, just copy and paste it from the page of your deviation where it says 'thumb'.

and don't be disheartened if your shot doesn't get accepted into the gallery, i guarantee we look at every single submission.

you've had a couple of months to take some great shots, so send 'em in and if it's good enough we'll put you in the gallery and you can be the inspiration for someone else :D

just remember, this club is for Photos that are not manipulated to the extreme! it doesnt matter what you take them on, a good photographer can get a picture out of anything!

NOTE!!! :police: PLEASE do not fav peoples images on this gallery fav them on the original deviation :police:

We all want the artists to receive the credit they deserve so also if you have :+fav: 'd soemthing here please correct where the :+fav: should be ;)


if you wish to join the club please just watch us and send a note with the subject 'join'. you will know your membership is successful once we watch you back :)

feel free to come to the chat room…

so post away....
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Nirka Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2010
What's new with this group??
What's happening?
Don't let this group vanish from the surface of the world of film photographers, damn it!!
onomatopeias Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2009
good job!
sciph Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
hey i thouight this iQ quiz was cool. i just took mine!! CLICK HERE
sanguine30 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2008
Anyone here?
I would like to join this club as I adhere to what it stands for .
dark4Maxine Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
Just found this club and wondered if it's still active?
Corvi Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2008  Student Photographer
Man this cheater club is still alive ?

Ah well ..
TheRealDarkRevan Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2008
:highfive: note sent!
TheRealDarkRevan Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2008
oh god 30w down...
TheRealDarkRevan Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2008
42 now and counting....
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