Articles tagged "film-photography"

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The absolute beginner’s guide to film photography: Which camera type is right for you?

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.

Film Fridays: A new shoe mount light meter -  meet the Keks EM-01

Our pals over at 35mmc have the scoop on a new hotshoe-mounted light meter from Taiwan-based manufacturer Keks. Find out what this fresh and affordable new model is all about.

The absolute beginner’s guide to film photography: Less common camera types

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.

Snap It is a subscription service for disposable cameras

Disposable cameras are back in a big way. However, finding a place to develop a disposable camera can prove challenging. The company Snap offers subscriptions that include a disposable camera and film development services.

The absolute beginner’s guide to film photography: 7 common camera types

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.

Intrepid launches new compact Enlarger on Kickstarter for 35mm and 120 film

Intrepid, known for its 4x5 analog camera and other film photography equipment, has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its new compact Enlarger. The Enlarger uses a user-adjustable LED to keep its size and weight to a minimum.

The absolute beginner's guide to film photography: the 'Sunny 16' rule or how-to expose with no meter

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.

Film Fridays: The Space Age-looking East German autofocus SLR that nearly was

In the late 1980's, East German camera conglomerate Pentacon was all set to launch a high-end autofocus SLR called the Praktica BY60. But it never happened. Despite this, some of its technology and design live on...

Street Candy Film announces new MTN100 black and white 35mm film

Street Candy Film has expanded its 35mm film offerings with a new film, MTN100. The 35mm film is a black and white film, and it's taken motion picture film.

Film Friday: A look back at the 'golden age' of biker messengers - as shot on a Rollei 35SE

Take a trip back in time to the 1990's and explore Toronto's bike messenger culture – as seen through the eye's of ones of their own – all captured on a teeny-tiny, super-sharp, fixed-lens camera.

The absolute beginner’s guide to film photography: Color slide film

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.

Film Fridays: battle of two Medium Format titans - Mamiya 7 vs. Makina 67

Hamish Gill of 35MMC compares and contrasts the user experience of two medium format titans: the Mamiya 7 and the Plaubel Makina 67. But which does he prefer? Click through to find out.

Comparison Review: Can VueScan or SilverFast archive your film better?

Being cooped up inside doesn't mean you have to take a break from photography. If you've got negatives from way back when, what's the best software around to scan them? Check out our in-depth comparison to find out.

Film Friday: Voigtlander Bessaflex TM - the film SLR way ahead of its time

The Voigtlander Bessaflex TM truly could've been the go-to body for folks looking to put their dusty manual focus lenses to good use, no matter what their mount. Unfortunately, it showed up to the camera party a bit too early.

Video: How to make a negative from peel-apart instant film

A lot has changed since Jake Hicks' excellent tutorial was written. Polaroid is now manufacturing instant film, again, and here's how you can make a negative from a print.

The absolute beginner’s guide to film photography: Color print film

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.

Film Fridays: Photographing Tokyo streets with a Hasselblad XPan panorama camera

In this week's Film Friday, photographer Mike Amos sets out for Japan with Hasselblad's unique panorama XPan camera. His purpose? To document the streets of a city his loves, while honoring his father's photographic legacy.

Ilford releases  MULTIGRADE RC PORTFOLIO darkroom paper

UK-based Ilford has returned with a new-and-improved product, MULTIGRADE RC PORTFOLIO darkroom paper, after a challenging year.

The Absolute beginner’s guide to film photography: What you need to know -  B&W film

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.

Video: A behind the scenes look at the Ilford film factory in England

Exploredinary has published a video tour of the Ilford photographic film and paper factory in Mobberley, England. The factory, operated by Harman Technology, which trades as Ilford Photo, has been operating on the same site since 1928. Ilford Photo traces its roots back to 1879.

Film Fridays: Don't buy a Soviet camera before reading this

Considering getting your hands on a Soviet film camera? Good for you! There's quite a few quality options out there and many can be had for a reasonable price. But before you go and pull the trigger on a Zorki-3C rangefinder, we suggest reading the guide below, from our pals at KosmoFoto.

These open-source medium format cameras are 3D-printed

Dora Goodman got her start customizing existing analog cameras. Since then, she and her team launched a company offering open-source designs for 3D printing cameras and selling customers 3D printed parts and fully assembled cameras.

The Absolute beginner’s guide to film photography: Part 1 - Getting started

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.

Film Fridays: Nikkor 20mm F3.5 - taming the ultra-wide and defining a style

Can a single piece of gear define one's photographic style? For Fernando Martins, the answer is 'yes.' He primarily works with a Nikon 20mm F3.5 lens and leans into its unique characteristics brilliantly, producing beautiful and haunting images.

Film Fridays: The humble, plastic Soviet-era cameras that summited Mount Everest

In this week's Film Friday we join up with a group of Soviet climbers, prepping to summit Mount Everest. The year is 1982 and to document the expedition, the team decides to bring along five plastic Smena Symbol viewfinder cameras. A humble, simple-to-use unit, it proves to be the perfect companion for the trip.

VALOI 360 Kickstarter campaign promises affordable way to digitize film

Finnish company VALOI has launched a new Kickstarter campaign for the VALOI 360 film digitizing system. By combining the VALOI 360 with a digital camera and light source, you can easily digitize your rolls of 35mm and 120 film.

Solarcan Colours promises easy tinted solargrams—from a soda can

The drinks-can solargram camera now comes loaded with papers that create a tinted image - with warm, cool and duotone options to spice up your long exposures

Film Fridays: Making and using a cardboard camera – adventures in pinhole photography

How does one elevate the pinhole camera from DIY beginner project to serious creative tool? With a little bit of technical know-how and a whole lot of trial-and-error.

Film Fridays: Dreams come true - discovering a stash of untouched Soviet-era cameras

To any collector/enjoyer of old cameras, the idea of stumbling upon on enormous stash of mint-condition gear, from a long-gone era, is the ultimate dream. That dream recently became a reality for one lucky gentlemen in Kazakhstan.

Video: The impact of hand-colorized photos on photography in 19th century Japan

After a forced opening of Japanese ports to foreigners in the mid-19th century, foreign-owned photo studios began hiring local artisans to hand-color black and white images, leading to a boom in an industry that served to both inform and mislead outsiders about Japanese culture in the mid to late 1800s.

CAMERADACTYL Mongoose Automated 35mm film scanner goes live on Kickstarter

The latest CAMERADACTYL product can be used with just about any light source and digital camera.

Film Fridays: How to get started developing B&W film on a tight budget

It's neither difficult nor expensive to develop your own black and white film at home. Here's how to get set up for cheap, using common household items.

The two most-produced 35mm cameras of all time? You've probably never heard of them

What were the most-produced 35mm cameras of all time, you ask? Perhaps the Argus C3, the Olympus Trip 35, or maybe the Nikon F? Not even close!

MetaLog iOS App makes it easy to record metadata for your film photography

Shooting on film doesn't mean you have to entirely eschew the benefits of more modern technology. MetaLog makes it easy to keep track of settings, locations and more for every film photo you capture.

Film Fridays: Requiem for all my broken 35mm cameras

Loss is an inevitable part of the experience of collecting, using and appreciating old analog cameras. What can we learn from it?

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.

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

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 teases upcoming film stock release in multiple formats

Based on the images Ilford Photo shared alongside the tweet, the film stock will come in four different formats and be released on October 24.

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.

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.

KONO! launches new 35mm Original Mirage film stock and Original Sixpack

Kono! has launched a new 35mm film stock as well as a unique Sixpack that features half a dozen of its various color-shifting films.

Fujifilm Japan to increase color film prices by 30%

Fujiifilm Japan has announced that starting in June it will increase the price it charges distribution companies for some of its color films.

CatLABS introduces FILM 80, a new black and white film in 120 format, sheet film to follow

US film camera equipment store and distributor CatLABs has introduced its own brand of black and white negative film that it claims is unique and not available anywhere else.

Craft brewery partners with Kodak to create a beer that doubles as film developer

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery has teamed up with Kodak to release a beer that's capable of doubling as a film developer.

Dubble Film teams with film producer Revelog, renames products, tweaks price, and more

Dubble Film has announced it's changing film suppliers and subsequently changing the name of some of its film stocks.

Kosmo Foto launches Mono 120 black-and-white film, now available for pre-order

Kosmo Foto has announced the release and opened pre-orders for its new Mono 120 black-and-white film.

CineStill launches powdered versions of its B&W and color film development kits

CineStill's new powdered film development kits are easier to store, cheaper to ship and cost less than their liquid counterparts.

Lomography announces 120 version of its B&W Potsdam 100 Kino Film stock

Lomography is cutting the 120 variety from the same sheets as its 35mm version of the repurposed German cinema film stock.

Kodak Alaris to release Ektachrome 120 and sheet film this summer

In a recent podcast, Kodak Alaris UK Quality Manager Andy Church said the company expects medium and large format versions of Ektachrome to hit shelves this summer.

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