Articles tagged "film"

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12 Things Not To Do When Buying Your First Film Camera

Thinking about buying your first film camera? Great news, there's plenty of options out there! Here are 12 things to keep in mind when picking out your perfect analog companion.

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so special to Editor Dan Bracaglia is its ability to connect him back to the childhood curiosity and excitement that originally made him fall in love with photography.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

Florian Ledoux's 'I Am Vital' is a short film fit for Earth Day

'I Am Vital' is a short film from Florian Ledoux reminding the world about the importance of water and our disappearing glaciers in the age of climate change.

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.

I'm Back returns to Kickstarter with updated I'm Back 35 digital back for old 35mm SLRs

The new model supports nearly all 35mm analog SLR cameras and can be used with dedicated back covers designed for the most popular camera models.

DPReview TV: Fujifilm Acros 100 II film review (and samples)

We shot Fujifilm's new Acros II black and white film in both 35mm and 120 medium format, developing it ourselves. We also compared it to Fujifilm's Acros film simulation. The verdict? We like this film!

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.

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.

Nikon ES-2 film adapter sample gallery

We used Nikon's ES-2 film adapter to digitize a variety of old films, including Kodak Tri-X and T400 CN, Fujifilm Neopan, Superia and Acros, and even Agfa Ultra. How well did it work? See the full resolution images in our sample gallery.

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!

Opinion: Film photography has found its feet again

More than a century after its invention, film photography is finding a new life alongside digital imaging, argues Hamish Gill of 35mmc.

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.

This 120 medium format camera and 4x5 large format camera are made from 35mm film cassettes

Photographer Alireza Rostami took inspiration from a recent book he read to create a pair of cameras made entirely from 35mm film cassettes.

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.

Kodak Ektachrome E100 film will be available in 120, 4x5 formats 'within the next 10 days'

Kodak Alaris confirmed Ektachrome E100 will be available to purchase globally in 5-roll 120 'propacks' and 10-sheet boxes of 4x5 film 'within the next 10 days.'

Photographer David Burnett on shooting his third impeachment: 'I felt that historic pang'

As diplomat William Taylor and State Department official George Kent took their seats in day 1 of the house impeachment hearings this week, our eye was caught by David Burnett, and his custom-made 4 x 5 film camera.

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.

Ilford Photo updates its Multigrade darkroom paper, introduces Ortho Plus film in smaller formats

The company's famous darkroom paper gets a warmer base and deeper blacks, while the green/blue sensitive film will be manufactured for 35mm and 120 medium format cameras

Lomography launches LomoMod No.1 DIY cardboard camera with a liquid-filled lens

Lomography rarely disappoints with its collection of strange and quirky film cameras and the LomoMod No.1 is no different.

Video: How a film camera superimposes the time and date onto a photograph

Host Ben Krasnow of YouTube channel Applied Science shows how film cameras used a micro LCD projector and a small incandescent light to project the time and date onto photographs.

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.'

Polaroid Originals discontinues Spectra film due to the condition of aging cameras

Polaroid Originals has announced that it is discontinuing production of its wide-format Spectra film. The reason, CEO Oskar Smolokowski said in a statement on the company's blog today, is due to the degraded nature of existing wide-format cameras.

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.

Filmtypes website makes emulsion comparison easy for analogue shooters

An Austrian photography enthusiast has created a site that makes comparing film types really easy, and which pulls in examples from Flickr so users can see sample shots that show what the film is like and good for.

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.

Ilford Photo’s ‘Behind the Scenes’ video takes an inside look at the company’s UK facility

Ilford Photo says this is the first time it's given a behind-the-scenes look inside its HARMAN Technology facility in Mobberley, England.

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