Articles tagged "film"

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Here's why your beloved film SLR is never going digital

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.

Yashica launches Y35 digiFilm camera that uses digital 'film' cartriges

Yashica's interesting new Y35 retro-camera uses digital "film" cartridges to adjust ISO, color and filter settings.

Japan Camera Hunter is designing a 35mm 'premium compact' camera

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.

Netflix acquires rights to Kodachrome: a movie about the final days of the iconic film

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.

Kodak will bring back Ektachrome film this year, start selling it in 2018

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.

Polaroid teasers suggest company has a big film announcement planned

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.

Film reversal: How to turn a black-and-white negative into a direct positive

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.

FOQUS Type-D 200 is a new 35mm black-and-white film from Russia

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."

Lomography unveils foldable Lomo'Instant Square instant film camera

Lomography has unveiled its latest creation: the foldable, fully-analogue Lomo'Instant Square instant film camera.

The Nikon D850 can scan film using the new ES-2 digitizing adapter

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.

Japan Camera Hunter StreetPan 120 Black & White film is now available for preorder

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.

Photographer finds film in 1929 Zeiss Ikon camera, here are the developed photos

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.

Blackmagic unveils Audio and KeyKode Reader for the Cintel Film Scanner

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.

Zorki Photo launches its first film: Zorki Photo Mono 100 ISO black-and-white

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.

CineStill 50D Film in 120 format goes up for pre-order

CineStill has launched its 50D film in 120 format, currently offering it for pre-order with an anticipated August 2017 shipping date.

Analog revival rolls on: Rollei Vario Chrome slide film coming soon

Need more evidence that 2017 is the year analog begins its comeback? Well, welcome another new film stock to the world.

Kodak has a great glossary of film and video terms

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.

A comprehensive list of every Polaroid camera ever made

Every polaroid camera from the SX-70 to 1999's Barbie Instant Camera.

Film artist explains what's wrong with new 'Spiderman: Homecoming' poster

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.

Formula for LomoChrome Purple 400 film reworked

The new stuff should have better red hues, improved sensitivity and finer grain - but don't worry - will still shift blues to green, greens to purple and yellows to pink.

Analog gems: 10 excellent, affordable film cameras

These ten film cameras stand the test of time. They are easy to find, affordable and capable of excellent results.

Impossible Project launches special edition Two-Tone B&W Polaroid 600 camera

This 'strictly limited edition' is a refurbished original Polaroid 600 redesigned with a custom two-tone paint job. 

Kodak is building new film processing facilities

It's not dead yet! A few years ago several high profile filmmakers convinced Kodak to keep making motion picture film. Now they need more facilities to process it.

61 film photography blogs worth following

For when digital photography just ain't cutting it.

FilmLab is a film negative scanning app for smartphones

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

Film vs. digital: Can't we all just get along?

Which is better - film or digital? It's a question that won't go away, and thanks to the recent surge in popularity of film, it's an argument that we might be having forever. Film fan and blogger Hamish Gill has had enough.

Lomography launches Simple Use Film Camera

Lomography today launched its Simple Use Film Camera that comes in three film variations: color negative, black & white or LomoChrome Purple. Read more

Ultra large and custom film sizes now on order from Ilford Photo

Harman Technology has announced that its annual large format and custom film ordering scheme is open from now until May 26th. Read more

ADOX is doubling the size of its film production plant in Germany

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

'Film Dating' online quiz offers film recommendations based on your tastes

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

FILM Ferrania P30 black and white film will get a limited 'ALPHA' release

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

This instant camera is made almost entirely of cardboard

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

Hopes of Kodachrome relaunch put on ice

Hold your horses, all you would-be Egglestons: Kodachrome probably isn't about to make a comeback. Read more

Get 'em while you can: Fujifilm GF670 medium-format film cameras back on sale

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

Kodak CMO says the company is 'looking into' reviving Kodachrome

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

Analog revival? Increase in film sales spurs Kodak to bring back Ektachrome

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

Which instant camera should I buy? 2016 Instax mini roundup

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

Oldest existing Nikon I camera goes up for auction with original lens and case

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

Fujifilm gives us a glimpse of its upcoming Instax Square camera

FujiFilm has posted a teaser video featuring a quick look at its upcoming Instax Square 1:1 format camera. Read more

Collector's cache of Soviet-era camera prototypes stolen in Germany

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

Ansel Adams' Arca-Swiss 4x5 View Camera is the first of its kind at auction

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

This film camera is 100% 3D-printed, including the lens

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

Fujifilm to introduce monochrome instax mini film

Starting October, Fujifilm will sell black-and-white film for its instant cameras and Share printer. Read more

'The Darkroom' bar for photographers to offer a photo studio, functional darkroom... and booze

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

Video explains Kubrick's use of innovative camera tech when shooting Barry Lyndon

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

Dodging, burning... microwaving? A look inside Ansel Adams' darkroom

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

Photographer finds 1200 rolls of unprocessed film from 1950s

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

20x24 Studio will stop producing Polaroid 20 x 24 film next year

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

Ilford Photo announces ordering program for unusual sizes of sheet film

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

End of an era: Fujifilm to discontinue FP-100C instant film

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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