With the development of digital technology and the internet in the past twenty years, photography has become really pervasive and omnipresent. Despite digitalization, or perhaps because of it, a tendency towards a return to ‘analogue’ photography can be observed in analog- recent years in the field of contemporary art photography as well. This trend is reflected in (re)use of analogue cameras, revival of older photographic techniques, and frequent experimentation with the different possibilities of the medium. The choice of analogue photography has become an author statement; this essay is based on reflection about the actual meaning of this statement. In the search for a more substantial argument, I have focused on the territory of Slovenia and seven photographers from among the younger and middle generations who use analog photography, or else they have an interest in revival and experimenting with old photographic techniques. Uroš Abram, Jaka Babnik, Simon Chang, Emina Djukić, Katja Goljat, Borut Peterlin and Špela Škulj have explained their reasons for using analog photography; from their thinking I was able to derive some more general findings.
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