GRAIN is a quarterly digital magazine (downloadable PDF), for contemporary photographers with analog souls. Inside each magazine you will find some of the most impressive articles and visual stories, offering the necessary inspiration to get you to grab your camera and walk out the door.


Infancia Adulta (Adult Childhood)

Infancia Adulta (Adult Childhood)

I was tidying up in my garage, and I came across a box I hadn’t touched for fifteen years. Inside it, copies on 30x40cm photographic paper, the surprise was greater when I saw that they were perfect, without marks and the colour as I remembered. Photographs on paper have an unbeatable magic, touching the photograph, feeling the texture of the paper.
The Ghazipur Garbage Hill

The Ghazipur Garbage Hill

Ghazipur Dumping Yard, at the eastern end of Delhi, India. Hundreds of scavengers, mostly women and kids, make a living out of the trash. However, due to recent government initiatives to implement recycling and bio-mining projects, this familiar and informal business will have an end in sight. Abhishek Singh, photojournalist and documentary photographer, has been following these workers since 2017, capturing for future memory the daily lives of these people. A beautifully illustrated reportage that you will not want to miss.
A Grainy World

A Grainy World

Black and white photography allows us to express emotions that we don’t find in colour, and it shows the invisible, a certain poetry in the narrative of a moment. It transcends the matter according to the light fluctuations and captures what the eye cannot figure. The tricky thing about contrasted black and white pictures is to deal with the light. When shooting outdoors and the sky is grey, skies get overexposed and the shadows gloomy.
An Evening at The Jersey Shore

An Evening at The Jersey Shore

Old lenses from the film SLR era are usually easy to find at relatively affordable prices. And some are truly underrated gems, like this Konica Hexanon AR 50mm f/1.7 from the 1970s. If you’re expecting clinically sharp results, then forget about it. But if you want pictures full of character and with a look that reminds us of our childhood, it’s worth looking for one for yourself. Check out the amazing results David Lowcher has achieved by attaching this lens to his trusty Fuji X-T20.
How it Started versus How it’s Going

How it Started versus How it’s Going

How it Started versus How it’s Going My name is Andre. I am a photographer, musician, podcaster, and all around creator based out of Michigan. My passion for photography started about almost 8 years ago, when I met my now wife. She was a photographer long before I was and her eye for the world […]

Current Issue: No. 001


Sombre insomnie
by Loïc Casanova

The ‘Perks’pective
by Matthew Perks

Enjoy the ride
by Jake Williams

Following paths to unplanned destinations
by Marta Ferreira

The warmth of Kodak film
by Catarina Milhais Reis

The mysterious charm of shooting with a Twin-Lens Reflex, Inspired by Vivian Maier
by Angelique Rietbergen

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