Crowdfunded projects have repeatedly promised to convert old 35mm film cameras to digital. "Not going to happen" says our resident pessimist, Richard. A roll of the revived Ektachrome will come sooner than a useable digital conversion.
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Oct 10, 2017 at 14:35
Yashica's interesting new Y35 retro-camera uses digital "film" cartridges to adjust ISO, color and filter settings.
camera newsSep 29, 2017 at 18:08
Great news for film photography fans: Bellamy Hunt of Japan Camera Hunter has announced that he's developing a 'premium compact' film camera of his own.
Sep 15, 2017 at 19:21
Fans of film photography should keep an eye out for the widespread theatrical release of Kodachrome, a movie staring Jason Sudeikis about the final days of the iconic film stock.
Sep 13, 2017 at 16:55
Film photography lovers have something to celebrate. It seems Kodak will be resurrecting its famous Ektachrome film this year, with full production slated for 2018.
Sep 7, 2017 at 18:55
Is Polaroid's classic instant film coming back from the dead? Teasers popping up on the Polaroid.com website hint at something big coming from the iconic instant photography brand very soon.
Aug 30, 2017 at 17:11
Need a cool photo experiment to try this weekend? Why not try a black-and-white film reversal: transform a black-and-white negative into a direct positive transparency at home.
Aug 29, 2017 at 18:47
Russian company FOQUS has released its very own, 100% Russian-made 35mm black-and-white film with fine grain, strong contrast, and "pretty good tone range."
Aug 29, 2017 at 14:21
Lomography has unveiled its latest creation: the foldable, fully-analogue Lomo'Instant Square instant film camera.
Aug 24, 2017 at 18:23
There's an interesting feature baked into the Nikon D850 that you might not have heard of yet. Using a new digitizing adapter, you can use the camera to scan film and convert negatives to positives in-camera.
Jul 31, 2017 at 18:13
Fans of medium format film photography have something to celebrate today. Japan Camera Hunter Bellamy Hunt has announced a 120 version of his well-loved JCH StreetPan Black & White film.
Jul 30, 2017 at 16:00
When photographer Martijn van Oers stumbled across an old 1929 Zeiss Ikon in a thrift store, he had no idea there was an undeveloped film inside.
Jul 21, 2017 at 14:44
Blackmagic just reveled a new accessory for their Cintel Film Scanner. The Cintel Audio and KeyKode Reader can capture KeyKode data and high-quality audio from film in real-time as it is being scanned.
Jul 5, 2017 at 15:00
The analog renaissance continues. Zorki Photo just announced the upcoming launch of their first film: Zorki Photo Mono. A 100 ISO black-and-white film with a 'classic' appearance, you can pre-order it starting July 7th.
Jun 30, 2017 at 19:42
CineStill has launched its 50D film in 120 format, currently offering it for pre-order with an anticipated August 2017 shipping date.
Jun 28, 2017 at 08:00
Need more evidence that 2017 is the year analog begins its comeback? Well, welcome another new film stock to the world.
Jun 20, 2017 at 13:15
Dupe, Dupe Negative is not a pop song, and Newton's Rings are not NASA's next destination. If you've ever wondered what all that film terminology means, Kodak has you covered.
Jun 19, 2017 at 17:36
Every polaroid camera from the SX-70 to 1999's Barbie Instant Camera.
May 26, 2017 at 18:32
There's a new Spiderman movie coming out and the poster been generating a lot of online chatter. Mostly about how it looks like the creation of a fevered teenager that just discovered Photoshop.
May 20, 2017 at 10:00
These ten film cameras stand the test of time. They are easy to find, affordable and capable of excellent results.
May 19, 2017 at 18:16
This 'strictly limited edition' is a refurbished original Polaroid 600 redesigned with a custom two-tone paint job.
mobileMay 12, 2017 at 17:48
Developer Abe Fettig is launching a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to get his FilmLab negtaive scanning app ready for official distribution in the app stores. Read more
Apr 6, 2017 at 03:59
Harman Technology has announced that its annual large format and custom film ordering scheme is open from now until May 26th. Read more
Feb 21, 2017 at 19:47
Film producer ADOX is doubling the size of its facility that produces photographic chemicals, film and papers, according to a blog post from the company. Read more
Feb 9, 2017 at 19:22
Is 'Which Disney Princess Are You?' not your style? Well, here's an online quiz you might actually be into: it provides film stock suggestions based on the user’s personal preferences. Read more
Feb 2, 2017 at 18:33
FILM Ferrania has announced the ‘rebirth’ of its P30 black and white film, which will be made available soon as a limited 'ALPHA' edition. Read more
Feb 1, 2017 at 09:00
A Ukrainian startup is looking to fund mass production of Jollylook, a camera made mostly of cardboard and paper that accepts Fujifilm Instax mini cartridges. Read more
Jan 24, 2017 at 08:30
The public will soon be able to purchase new units of the discontinued Fujifilm GF670 film rangefinder folding camera thanks to a cache recently discovered in a Fujifilm warehouse. Read more
Jan 10, 2017 at 18:55
On the heels of Kodak's announcement that it plans to bring its Ektachrome film back into production, Kodak CMO Steve Overman has revealed that the company is also looking into bringing back another beloved film: Kodachrome. Read more
Jan 5, 2017 at 20:22
Thank a hipster, because Kodak is bringing Ektachrome. Is the reintroduction of this previously-extinct film stock part of a greater trend back toward analog? Read more
Nov 24, 2016 at 12:00
The holidays are upon us, and one of the easiest ways to give the gift of photography this season is with a comparably inexpensive instant camera. We decided to compare eight cameras that use the Instax mini format and figure out what's what. Read more
Oct 24, 2016 at 17:48
The oldest known Nikon camera in existence has gone up for auction at WestLicht. This particular Nikon I, serial number 60924, was made in April 1948 and is the third camera produced by Nikon. Read more
Oct 19, 2016 at 18:32
FujiFilm has posted a teaser video featuring a quick look at its upcoming Instax Square 1:1 format camera. Read more
Oct 18, 2016 at 08:30
A collector claims that his set of rare prototype cameras, some worth significant sums of money, was stolen at a train station in Berlin. Read more
Oct 13, 2016 at 18:00
One of Ansel Adams' 4x5 view cameras will be sold at auction for the first time. Heritage Auctions is looking for an opening bid of $35,000 but estimates the kit's value up to $100,000. Read more
Sep 12, 2016 at 18:57
3D modeler Amos Dudley has created a 35mm film camera using only 3D-printed parts, including a hand-and-machine polished resin lens. Read more
Aug 26, 2016 at 17:41
A bar called ‘The Darkroom’ is planned for construction in Washington D.C., according to a local news report, and it’ll cater specifically to photographers. Read more
Jul 29, 2016 at 19:03
The British Film Institute (BFI) has published a video essay on how Stanley Kubrick used an extremely rare and fast Zeiss lens to achieve a unique look when shooting his movie Barry Lyndon. Read more
videoJul 9, 2016 at 12:00
In a recent interview, Ansel Adams' son Michael gives a tour of his father's darkroom. While it's full of the traditional tools you might expect, Adams' darkroom and his printing techniques have a few unexpected touches. Read more
Jun 28, 2016 at 18:55
Levi Bettwieser of The Rescued Film Project has acquired 66 packages of undeveloped film from the 1950s, totaling an estimated 1,200 rolls. And he needs your help. Read more
Jun 24, 2016 at 19:39
The Polaroid 20 x 24 is facing extinction as the last company producing the large-format instant film, 20x24 Studio, has announced plans to stop production at the end of 2017. Read more
Mar 31, 2016 at 22:09
UK film manufacturer Harman Technologies is taking orders for unusual sheet and roll film sizes as part of an annual program. It aims to supply vintage camera owners with low volume and custom-sized Ilford Photo materials. Read more
Mar 3, 2016 at 20:19
Fujifilm Japan has announced that it is to stop production of its FP-100C instant film that enthusiasts use in old Polaroid-type cameras. The film has only been available in the 3.25x4.25in size recently, but it has been keeping vintage cameras clicking since Polaroid stopped production itself. Read more
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