Rodra Burruss

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5 Iconic Album Covers Shot With Film Photography

What's Going On-Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye broke the mold with this legendary album and the cover is no exception. Marvin was desperate to leave the...

Photodom Processes 5000 Rolls of Film and New Store Updates!

Since officially opening headquarters at 1717 Broadway in September, Photodom has been on a roll (hehe) creating a haven for photographers and creatives alike...

Tyler Mitchell Shoots A World Where Black Folks Are Free in New Book

Tyler Mitchell is a young photographer who is on the fast track to being legendary. At the age of 24, Tyler has already made...

6 Ways Film Companies Can Step Up Like Street Candy

It's a battle to love analog film while also desiring to decrease our carbon footprint on the earth. It's true that world of film...

Introducing the Photography Major: Black Eyes Have a Voice At Spelman

In 2017, Spelman college added a prestigious photography major to their course of studies. This is a major feat of a historically black woman's...

Catch These 5 Fantastic Films Instead of Portra 400

It's a known fact that Portra 400 is an addiction to film photographers! Whenever folks come in and visit us at Photodom, usually...

Chanda Hopkins On Using Photography As A Gateway To Life

"I shot in Brooklyn, when people weren't shooting in Brooklyn. Well...when people WERE shooting in Brooklyn actually! Chanda softly laughs at the double irony...

5 Reasons Why Your Roll Turned Out Blank

Oftentimes, you may find yourself taking pictures that you're sure are fab only to bounce to the photo lab and find that the roll...

5 Black Women Photographers To Follow Right Now on Instagram

Armanda Colson. Armanda is a black photographer living her best life in Singapore. Her work is all about celebrating life in living color, as...

BKIFI: The First Black Film Manufacturer Makes Innovation Fun

I met Sharon Steven at the corner of gentrified and artistic in Bushwick, and true to form Mother Nature was being her regular finicky...

Teenie Harris On Staying True To Your Roots

Charles "Teenie"Harris (born 1908) was a quiet, unassuming man who taught himself how to shoot a camera and decided to open a photography store...

Brooklyn Photographer Shot the World Ablaze in Latest Gallery Exhibit

"Am I Next?", chronicles the journey of Chris Cook, a Brooklyn photographer, who captured the world as it was falling apart when a white...

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