110 film is a cartridge-based system first launched in the early 1970s. It's easier to work with than 35mm, but offers a smaller frame size. However, the format didn't catch on and, as a result, you can pick up a 110 camera for cheap. Even better: you can still buy 110 film cartridges, new. Here's a primer on shooting this whacky, wonderful format in 2021.
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The Nikkor Z MC 105mm F2.8 VR S and 50mm F2.8 are the first macro lenses for Nikon's Z-mount. Go hands-on with us to learn more about these versatile lenses.
With opportunities for travel starting to pick up again in certain parts of the world, if you're lucky enough to be able to book a trip, you may be wondering what camera to bring with you. We took a look at more than a dozen cameras and narrowed our recommendations down to two.
Panasonic's new Lumix S 50mm F1.8 is a compact and lightweight prime, aimed at full-frame L-mount shooters. Priced at $450, join us as we take a closer look at the handling details and construction of this modern-day nifty fifty.
Konica Centuria Chrome is a film stock from the late 1990s / early 2000s that we're guessing most folks have neither seen nor heard of before. But if you can get your hands on a roll, it's well worth running through your camera!
Panasonic's GH5 II is a refresh of what was once the company's video/stills flagship. Just what's been changed and does it make the Mark II a better choice?
Ricoh's latest DSLR, the Pentax K-3 Mark III, has impressed us with its design, build and controls. As we press on with our full review, we've placed it in front of our studio test scene to see what it can do, including at its maximum ISO sensitivity setting of 1.6 million. Check it out.
In this edition of our beginner's guide to film photography, we'll go over the most common film types – from 35mm to large format – and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each.
We've updated our 'Best Cameras for Landscapes' buying guide – which comprises cameras priced under $4000 – and we chose Nikon's Z7 II as the new winner, displacing the venerable Sony a7R IV.
Sirui launches another 1.33x anamorphic lens for film makers who don't have $$$$ budgets. This time it's a mid-telephoto for portraits and more distant perspectives
Pioneered by Hitchcock and beloved by Spielberg, the 'dolly zoom' effect is a famous cinematic technique. But you don't need Hollywood production gear to do it. In this article, we'll show you how to create the dolly zoom effect with the sub-$1000 DJI Air 2S.
We've updated our 'best cameras for under $1000' buying guide, with Fujifilm's excellent X-S10 sitting alongside the Sony a6100 as our favorite cameras in this price range.
Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) offer a way for artists to sell their work as a one-of-a-kind, digital-only piece, using a Blockchain to record the sale and provide proof of ownership. While the concept may be unfamiliar to many photographers, the process for 'minting' and selling your own NFT is easier than you may think.
Roman Yarovitcyn spent the 1990's working as a newspaper photographer in Russia and shooting primarily on inexpensive Zenit-E cameras. Despite the shortcomings of his gear, the B&W images he created during this era are nothing short of mesmerizing.
Canon's Larry Thorpe has seen lot of changes over his 60-year career in the industry. We spoke to him after his recent retirement, and in this interview he highlights some of the technological advancements he's seen during his career and discusses the convergence between stills and video.
We've updated our 'best cameras for videographers' buying guide, with the Panasonic Lumix DC-S1H being our choice for high-end video shooters, and the Sony a7S III selected as the best "run-and-gun" option.
Looking to get into film photography? Whether you're hunting for a pocket-sized companion, a camera to learn and grow with, or something capable of the best image quality possible, we've got advice for you.
The DJI Air 2S addresses one of the most common feature requests from drone users: a a 1"-type sensor camera on a consumer-oriented model. We compare it to DJI's other foldable drone with a 1"-type sensor, the Mavic 2 Pro, to see how it stacks up.
Almost a decade after Sigma inaugurated its 'Global Vision' line of lenses with the original 35mm F1.4 'Art', the company has released an all-new 35mm, built from the ground up for modern mirrorless ILCs. Click through for a closer look.
The Polaroid Go uses a new square-format i-Type ‘Go’ instant film that’s a miniature version of the iconic Polaroid 600 film used in the original Polaroid One Step.
Our pals over at 35mmc have the scoop on a new hotshoe-mounted light meter from Taiwan-based manufacturer Keks. Find out what this fresh and affordable new model is all about.
Sony has announced its latest G-Master lens: the ultra-wide 14mm F1.8 GM. At nearly a third the weight of its nearest peer for the system, it's an incredibly compact and lightweight prime for E-mount shooters. Read on for a closer look at what it offers, including a preliminary look at its optical performance.
Canon has announced two new telephoto prime lenses for the RF mount: the RF 400mm F2.8L IS USM and 600mm F4L IS USM. Click through for a closer look at these two new telephoto options for RF.
From the stately twin-lens reflex to the timeless view camera, here are some of the less common film camera types still kicking around on the used market.
Fujifilm's latest prime, the XF 18mm F1.4 R LM WR, is a solidly built lens that we've really enjoyed shooting with. It's also a big departure from Fujifilm's previous 18mm F2 prime lens – get a sense of how it handles right here.
Adobe's latest addition to Camera Raw is a Super Resolution feature, which quadruples the pixel count of your Raw files and, in theory, doubles their linear resolution. Does that mean that you really don't need more than 12 or 16 megapixels anymore? We've put it to the test.
Canon has just added its Canon Log 3 gamma profile to the EOS R5. We take a closer look at what it is, how it compares to the Canon Log profile and when you should use it.
The Instax Mini 40 combines ease of use with cool classic styling, resulting in a camera that's both fun to shoot and fun to show off.
By our count, there are no fewer than seven common film camera types – just wait until you see our list of uncommon cameras. Here's everything you need to know about each, including availability and viability in 2021.
Thinking about getting your feet (and film) wet with home development? Our complete guide (originally published last year, at the start of the Covid-19 lockdown) – has everything you need to know to get started.
Sigma's fp L is one of the most compact full-frame cameras on the market, and its new optional electronic viewfinder adds to its versatility. But how does it handle? Find out right here.
Sony recently announced a set of three compact full-frame E-mount prime lenses: the 24mm F2.8G, the 40mm F2.5G, and the 50mm F2.5G. Learn more about them in our detailed hands-on first impressions article.
No light meter? No problem. With the 'Sunny 16' rule you'll never have to second-guess exposures again, regardless of whether you're shooting film or digital.
8K is arguably more useful as a way to capture flexible 4K than as an output resolution, at the moment, so we shot a 4K-from-8K video project with the Sony a1. See for yourself how the 10-bit S-Log3 footage came out.
In the late 1980's, East German camera conglomerate Pentacon was all set to launch a high-end autofocus SLR called the Praktica BY60. But it never happened. Despite this, some of its technology and design live on...
We're still working through our full range of tests on the new Sony a1, but with the lab portion complete, we've discovered that despite its extra resolution, the a1's sensor displays a marked improvement over the first-generation full-frame stacked CMOS seen in the a9 and a9 II.
Nikon says its professional mirrorless camera will use a Stacked CMOS sensor. We look at why this one statement holds so much promise for the camera's performance.
Donna Ferrato uncovers the complicated truths about what it means to be a woman in her new book Holy. We spoke with her about how the COVID-19 lockdown shaped the final edit of the book, why it was important to handle all aspects of the design herself and what she’s learned about women after 50 years of photographing them.
Take a trip back in time to the 1990's and explore Toronto's bike messenger culture – as seen through the eye's of ones of their own – all captured on a teeny-tiny, super-sharp, fixed-lens camera.
We're working hard to finish our full review of the new Sony a1, and we've just added our studio image quality analysis. Click through to see how the a1's newly-developed sensor performs.
Color slide film can produce images that are brighter and more vibrant than standard color print film, but with far less exposure latitude, there's little room for error. Here's everything you need to know about color slide film.