Indulging in curiosities and reveling in the anticipation, film photography allows room for error, space for experimentation and the element of surprise.

Film photographers will know somewhat how this feels as they choose to pick their analogue cameras, capturing the world around them, connecting with their muses and subjects arguably more tactilely than those who live life watching through a screen. 

The debate on film versus digital in the world of photography is one that has been long fought. With advantages and drawbacks on both sides, we take a look into our IMAGO archive at some of the highlights from stunning moments and impressions caught on film. 

The beauty in film photography will always be the unknowing. 

IMAGO / United Archives
Photo: IMAGO / United Archives
IMAGO / United Archives
Photo: IMAGO / United Archives
IMAGO / Aurora Photos
Photo: IMAGO / Aurora Photos
IMAGO / ZUMA / Keystone
Photo: IMAGO / ZUMA / Keystone
IMAGO / imagebroker / Adler
Photo: IMAGO / imagebroker / Adler
IMAGO / Werner Otto
Photo: IMAGO / Werner Otto
IMAGO / UPI Photo
Photo: IMAGO / UPI Photo
IMAGO / UPI Photo
Photo: IMAGO / UPI Photo
IMAGO / Ray van Zeschau
Photo: IMAGO / Ray van Zeschau
IMAGO / BRIGANI-ART
Photo: IMAGO / BRIGANI-ART
IMAGO / Eventpress
Photo: IMAGO / Eventpress
IMAGO / Aurora Photos
Photo: IMAGO / Aurora Photos
IMAGO / Everett Collection
Photo: IMAGO / Everett Collection
IMAGO / Ray van Zeschau
Photo: IMAGO / Ray van Zeschau
IMAGO / Leemage
Photo: IMAGO / Leemage

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