Articles tagged "analog"

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Canon AE-1: the gear that changed my (photographic) life, again and again

What makes the Canon AE-1 so special to Editor Dan Bracaglia is its ability to connect him back to the childhood curiosity and excitement that originally made him fall in love with photography.

CineStill's new developer kits make it easier than ever to creatively control slide film development

The new 3-bath reversal kits include a trio of new 1st developers that offer a range of color and contrast profiles to create three different looks from the same film stock

Film Fridays: Olympus mju-II – a great camera but too expensive (for what it is)

The Olympus mju-II / Stylus Epic is a highly-coveted film camera thanks to its sharp 35mm F2.8 lens, great metering/AF and pocketable/weather-sealed body. But these days the cost of one is just too darn high!

10 mistakes most first-time film shooters make (and how to avoid them)

You’ve bought your first camera. You’ve bought some film. You’re ready to load up and start shooting. What could possibly go wrong? Lots of things, that's what! Here are some common mistakes to look out for.

Film Fridays: Nikomat FT2 review - because photography isn't complicated enough

The Nikomat FT2 is a heavy, overly-complicated, fingernail-destroying film SLR from the 1970s and is easily one of Nikon's most difficult cameras to use, ever. Still, one reviewer found reason to love this ugly duckling of a film camera.

Lomography's new Analogue Aqua is an underwater 'Simple Use' film camera

The 'Simple Use' camera is safe to use down to 10m (33ft) and comes in two pre-loaded options using Lomography's Color Negative 400 and LomoChrome Purple film stocks.

Film Fridays: 9 analog photography ideas for isolation

Even if you can't get outdoors, there are plenty of ways to keep busy and to keep your photographic senses sharp. What follows are nine ways film photography lovers can stay occupied and have fun, all from the comfort and safety of their own home.

Film Fridays: Plaubel Makina 67 – The beginning and end of a journey into medium format

A dedicated 35mm photographer and medium format skeptic gets his hands on the lust-worthy Plaubel Makina 67 and finds lots to love about its design – and the format in general. But it's not all a bed of roses.

Sample gallery: Fujifilm Acros 100 II - 35mm and 120 scans

Fujifilm's newly-formulated Acros 100 II will be hitting store shelves soon! Curious what it looks like? Check out our sample gallery, chock full of 35mm and 120 format scans.

Film Fridays: How to set up a darkroom and get printing for cheap

Setting up a fully-functional B&W darkroom is way easier and cheaper than you may think. Our pals over at 35mmc.com show you how to get printing for under $100.

Wet plate photographer shoots portrait of subject 4000 miles away via Zoom

Marrying technologies invented over 150 years apart, U.S. photographer Shane Balkowitsch used the wet collodion process to photograph a sitter in London as she posed in front of her phone camera

Film Fridays: Olympus AF-10 Super - pushing the functional limits of a cheap point and shoot

The Olympus AF-10 Super is by all stretches of the imagination, a very basic film point and shoot with limited features. But sometimes limitations can inspire creative workarounds – and creative workarounds can lead to really interesting photos.

Video: How to make film developing chemicals using supplies in your home

Photographer Brendan Barry is back with another tutorial, this one on developing photos at home using coffee, vitamin C, washing soda and salt.

Developing film at home: everything you need to know to get started

Whether it's your first time or you're rekindling an old love, here's everything you need to know to jump into the fun, DIY world of home developing and scanning.

Lomography launches new high-contrast, ISO 8 panchromatic 35mm film stock

Lomography says the Fantôme Kino B&W ISO 8 35mm film stock is cut from a larger roll of German cinema production film.

Film Fridays: 20 film cameras worth buying right now

Happy Film Friday! In the market for a new/old analog pal? Here are the 20 film camera models we think are worthy of your hard-earned cash.

Film Fridays: Pentax MX – a nuts and bolts review

The Pentax MX is a gem of a film SLR: compact, well-built and fully-mechanical in operation. Our pals over at 35mmc.com dive deep into the nuts and bolts of this classic camera.

Film Fridays: Thinking about spending a stack of cash on a film camera? Read this first!

Curious about film photography? Ready to pull the trigger on a new analog friend? Read this article by our friends over at 35mmc first.

Video: Ferrari sports cars, Formula 1 cars captured on-track with a Super 8 cameras from the 1960s

Motorsport filmmaker Nick Shirrell was recently invited to Italy by Ferrari to capture Ferrari cars, both modern and old, with his trusty Super 8 camera. We had a chance to talk with him about the experience.

DPReview TV: Scan film negatives with the Nikon ES-2

Nikon's ES-2 film digitizing adapter promises to be an easy way of scanning slides and negatives. We tested it with a bunch of different film stocks and discovered that it works pretty well!

Welcome to the new DPReview analog forum!

We've officially launched our analog forum, a place to discuss film, film cameras and film scanners. Jump on into the discussion!

Lomography releases Simple Use Camera preloaded with LomoChrome Metropolis film

The semi-disposable camera can be reloaded with different 35mm films, but comes pre-loaded with Lomography's new LomoChrome Metropolis film stock.

Fujifilm warns its customers to avoid sending undeveloped film through new airport scanners

The warning comes only a couple of weeks after Kodak Alaris published a similar advisory.

Negative Supply launches its new Film Carrier 120 on Kickstarter

The new model follows Negative Supply's Film Carrier MK1 designed for camera-scanning 35mm film.

Fujifilm will discontinue its Fujicolor film multi-packs by the end of March

Demand for the film has dropped too low, the company explained in a statement.

Lomography launches its LomoChrome Purple in 110 format cartridges

The ISO 100-400 film 'forces you to think outside the box, turning blues to greens, greens to purples and yellows to pinks, all while maintaining those rich red tones,' according to Lomography.

Kodak Alaris warns the TSA's new airport CT scanners can damage undeveloped film

Kodak Alaris is warning photographers to ask for manual inspection at airport screening checkpoints that use CT scanners when traveling with undeveloped film.

DIY large format camera 'Bertha' shoots massive 1.1 x 1.1-meter slides

Italy-based team Branco Ottico has created a huge new large-form camera called 'Bertha' that can capture slides measuring more than a meter across.

Tetenal to offer 'Magic-Box' single-roll film developing kits for testing the waters

One-roll pre-measured kits to become available from the new Tetenal 1847 company, for those wanting a single dose of C-41 or E6 chemistry. A kit for paper is also on the way, as is tablet-form chemicals

Fujifilm confirms release date for Neopan 100 ACROS II emulsion for 35mm, 120 formats

The new film stock will be available starting November 22, 2019 in both 35mm and 120 formats.

Kodak's film business saw a revenue increase of 21% last quarter, but overall profit is down

Kodak film is making progress, in revenue figures at least, while the rest of the company posts a loss for the last quarter.

Sample gallery and impressions: We shot a test roll of Lomography's new Metropolis film

Lomography's forthcoming Metropolis film stock may not have been the right choice for a dog costume contest, but it works well for cityscapes.

Review: What it's like to scan film on the Epson Perfection V600

The Epson V600 is a reasonably priced scanner aimed at analog film shooters. It's fairly easy to operate and capable of decent image quality, but still easily bested by scans from our local photo lab.

Lomography launches preorders for Berlin Kino B&W 2019 Edition film

The 'new' film is a re-worked formula of Lomography's Berlin Kino B&W film that's said to add ''an upgrade in [photographers'] freedom of creative choice, no matter if they shoot with 35mm or 120 format.'

The Polaroid Lab turns your digital smartphone photos into analog instant prints

The Polaroid Originals is effectively a modernized version of its 'Impossible Lab' first released back in 2013.

The Film Canister is an over-engineered way to carry your rolls of film around

It's not cheap and certainly not for everyone, but it is a beautifully engineered piece of equipment.

Kodak Mobile Film Scanner is a cheap cardboard-based way to scan 35mm film and slides

The quality of the ‘scans’ won’t hold a torch to lab-scanned negatives, but if it's simplicity or novelty you're going for, this thing is more than good enough.

Cameradactyl Homonculus 69 camera launches with support for Mamiya Press lenses, Graflex backs

This modular, Frankenstein-looking camera can be tweaked and modded with various lenses and film backs to create countless combinations of DIY camera systems.

Negative Supply launches Kickstarter for Film Carrier MK1, a 35mm camera scanning system

The Film Carrier MK1 is mechanical system that leverages a digital camera and macro lens to digitize 35mm negatives with relative ease.

This dead Polaroid SX-70 was rebuilt as a fully functional digital camera

Joshua Gross has meticulously rebuilt an old Polaroid SX-70 and turned it into a digital camera with the help of a Raspberry Pi computer, a fisheye lens, a little bit of wiring and a sizable chunk of programming.

Fujifilm plans to bring back NEOPAN 100 Acros black and white film by the end of the year

Good news for film users - Fujifilm says demand for Acros was such that it will begin production again this year with a new version of the original emulsion. The bad news, though, is that it will initially only be available in Japan.

Kodak plans coating trials for 120 format Ektachrome E100 film next month

Recent social media posts have stated testing for 120 roll film coating will begin this summer.

Analog gems: 10 additional film cameras worth buying right now

Got a hankering to shoot some film? Here are 10 great film camera that are priced right and easy to track down in good working order. From 70's SLR classics to odd-ball 80's compacts, we've found something for everyone.

Video: 'Process' shares the thoughtful, methodical work of analogue photography

A quick look into the purposefully slow work of analogue photographer Scott Folsom.

Camera Rescue aims to save 100,000 analog cameras for future generations

Camera Rescue, a Finnish organization determined to rescue more than 100K analog, has already saved 46,000 cameras and plans to more than double that number by 2020.

Photo chemistry manufacturer and supplier Tetenal Europe faces closure

Photo chemistry manufacturer and supplier Tetenal Europe GmbH is reportedly set to close up shop after a prolonged search for new investors failed to secure its future.

Lomography expands Kino Films line with new Potsdam 100 monochrome film

Lomography has released its latest film revival, Potsdam 100 monochrome.

Video: Five tips to keep in mind when buying used film cameras

YouTuber Casey Cavanaugh has produced a handy video guide for those looking for buy their first film camera.

Video: What is DX encoding and how did it become an industry standard in the analog age?

Azriel Knight of the YouTube channel This Old Camera explains the history of DX encoding.

World’s largest wet collodion plate created in abandoned house converted into a camera

While the rest of the world has been concentrating on making cameras smaller and lighter photographer Ian Ruhter was making one literally the size of a house in order to make the world’s largest wet collodion plate.

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