Fujifilm Warns Film and Instax Users About New Scanners at US Airports

Fujifilm is following Kodak’s lead and warning photographers about the new CT scanners being used at many US Airports starting this year. In a notice posted to the Fujifilm website, the company says the new scanners “may provide more damaging to unprocessed film and Instax film than previous generations.” If you’ve been following film news, […]

What Photographers Should Know About Travelling with Film

Over the past few years, I've decided to give film a shot--not just domestically here in NYC, but also with international travel. Most photographers haven't done this in years, but with film photography back on the rise, there are great reasons to travel with it.

Who Owns the Copyright to Your X-ray?

A friend recently posted an X-ray of his ankle replacement on Facebook, which led me to wonder “who owns the copyright” to that image? In the U.S., HIPAA (Health Insurance portability and Accountability Act of 1996) typically confers the ownership of medical records to the healthcare provider that created it, but The Privacy Rule gives […]


X-Ray Photos Reveal the Evolution of Cameras

Fossils can tell us a lot about the history of living things. Photographer Kent Krugh is creating a “fossil record” of sorts for cameras. His project Speciation is a series of X-ray photos of cameras that provides a brief history of photography, as told through the evolution of the camera. “This work uses x-rays to […]


X-ray Beams Can Recover Lost 19th-Century Photos

There’s a new photo recovery technique that may help humanity recover some of the world’s oldest photographs that were previously considered to be damaged beyond repair. Researchers at the University of Western Ontario in Canada led by Madalena Kozachuk employed synchrotron X-rays and fluorescence imaging to analyze old 19th-century daguerreotype plates, which used iodine-sensitized silver-coated […]

A Look at the Creative Work of X-Ray Photographer Nick Veasey

Photographer Nick Veasey has made a name for himself by photographing large objects using X-Rays instead of visible light. The 6-minute video above is a look at how Veasey creates his art. “I’d like to leave behind a collection of images where people look at them and say, ‘Wow, I didn’t realize you could do […]