Once you start shooting film, it won’t be long before you hear the siren song of medium and large format. Read our complete guide to find out if they're right for you, and to learn more about the gear and costs associated with each.
Articles tagged "film-beginners-guide"
Jul 30, 2021 at 14:00
Curious about film photography? Don't know where to begin? We've got you covered! Parts 1-10 of our absolute beginner's guide to film photography cover all the basics of the medium, from film and camera types to advice on choosing the best camera for you.
Jun 18, 2021 at 14:00
We've already discussed common film types, now it's time to take a look at the oddball film formats. From the discontinued to the hard-to-find, how many of these have you shot?
May 28, 2021 at 13:00
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.
Apr 30, 2021 at 14:00
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.
Apr 16, 2021 at 13:00
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.
Apr 2, 2021 at 14:00
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.
The absolute beginner's guide to film photography: the 'Sunny 16' rule or how-to expose with no meter
Mar 19, 2021 at 13:00
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.
Feb 26, 2021 at 15:00
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.
Feb 5, 2021 at 15:00
One of the greatest joys of experimenting with color print film is discovering the wide variety of options out there, each rendering color/grain/contrast differently than the next. Want to know more? We've got you covered in our complete beginner's guide.
Jan 22, 2021 at 15:00
Today, B&W film photography remains popular both for its aesthetic appeal and its ease-of-use, whether you're a beginner, taking an intro to darkroom photography class or a seasoned pro. Here's everything you need to know about the medium.
Jan 8, 2021 at 15:00
How does one take the plunge into analog photography? This edition of the 'Absolute beginner’s guide to film photography' will cover the bare necessities – what you need to get started.
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