Our Top Stories for 2016

Photography by Camille Robiou Du Pont While still excited from our recent milestone with Maasai Magazine, it’s time for us to round up the stories that defined the passing year for us, and our partners, readers, and featured artists. Despite setbacks and our print issue being delayed, we are really grateful to all the talented…

Our Top Stories of 2015

With 2015 soon coming to a close, we can’t help but look back at how amazing, productive, and inspiring this year has been for us at Whattaroll. We’ve been fortunate to discover some of the most visually compelling film photos by a myriad of artists from around the world, and even more thrilled that we…

Taylor Ponto

“Instax cameras are taken as toys and I’m here to disagree about that,” shared São Paulo-based photographer Taylor Ponto with us during a chat a couple of months ago. Knowing all too well how Instax cameras are marketed as “fun” and “stylish,” we can see how they are often mistaken as playthings instead of tools…

The Holga Doesn’t Have to Be Dead

A candy-colored Holga 120 CFN started it all for me. Just a few weeks ago, the film photography world was rattled by the news of the Holga camera’s passing. According to the announcement of US distributor Freestyle Photographic, the Holga factory has ceased operations and production for the cameras and its accessories. As the iconic…

Polaroid Week Special

This week is a special one for film lovers around the world as it’s dedicated to the unique and historic photographic innovation we all know and love: the Polaroid. Introduced by Edwin Land in 1948, it sparked the amazing instant photography format which now spans over six decades and continues to inspire the international photography…