Articles tagged "film-photography"

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Update (April 9, 2022): Fujifilm confirms film prices will increase by up to 60% in Japan market, 25% in North America

Fujifilm says the price increase is a result of 'soaring raw materials, transportation costs, etc., as well as the decline in demand.'

Japan Camera Hunter announces FuguFilm 400 slide film, an all new color reversal emulsion

FuguFilm 400 has been three years in the making and marks the first new reversal film emulsion to be released ‘in nearly two decades,’ according to Bellamy Hunt, founder of Japan Camera Hunter.

Kodak is reviving Kodak Gold 200 for medium format cameras

Kodak Moments has announced it's bringing back what appears to be a reformulated 'Professional' version of Kodak Gold 200 in 120 format for medium format cameras. It's available to purchase starting today.

The NONS SL660 is an EF-mount interchangeable lens camera that uses Fujifilm Instax Square Film

The NONS SL660 has launched on Kickstarter. The film camera features an EF mount and uses the widely available Fujifilm Instax Square film. The camera has a built-in optical system to extend full-frame lenses to cover the medium format size of 6 x 6.

Film Friday: Adox announces Color Mission, a new 200 ISO 35mm color film stock whose profits will help fund R&D for future color emulsions

All profits from this film stock will be used to research and develop future color emulsions the company hopes to have out within the next four years.

This full-sized wooden Nikon F replica, complete with interchangeable lens, can be yours for $149

Etsy seller CameraTins' is selling a full-sized Nikon F replica made entirely from wood. The kit includes the camera body as well as a replica Nikkor 55mm F1.2 lens.

Video: 5 compact AF 35mm film cameras you can still pick up for under $100

Stephen Dowling, founder of Kosmo Foto, has shared a video highlighting five different 35mm autofocus point-and-shoot cameras that you can still pick up online for under $100 or so.

A €120,000 Zeiss Ikon rifle and €1.2M Leica MP headlined the 39th Leitz Photographica Auction

Last month, we wrote about the upcoming 39th Leitz Photographica Auction. It has since finished, and there were some huge hammer prices for many items, including a rare Zeiss Ikon Contax rifle and a very are black Leica MP Black Paint No. 55 camera.

Film Friday: Solarcan Puck is a compact solargraph camera in a can the size of a burger

Solarcan has managed to dramatically shrink its Solarcan into an even smaller form factor. It’s not yet available to purchase, but you can get one via Solarcan’s Black Friday special.

Analogue WonderLab is a new women-led film processing and scanning lab based in the UK

United Kingdom-based film photography retailer Analogue Wonderland has launched its female-led film processing and scanning lab, WonderLab.

CineStill launches RedRum, an ISO 200 redscale 120 film stock with 'spooky' autumn tones

Just in time to capture the warm tones of autumn, CineStill has released a new redscale film stock based on its 800T emulsion.

Video: Using wet-plate collodion photography process for high-end food photography

Photographer Markus Hofstaetter is never one to back down from an interesting photography project. His latest work takes his wet-plate photo process and applies it to food photography.

Ilford announces Pop-Up Darkroom, Darkroom Starter Kit and film gift calendar

Ilford aims to make film photography more approachable and fun with a trio of new products, including a Pop-Up Darkroom, Darkroom Starter Kit and 35mm Gift Calendar.

Film Friday: More information about how NoColorStudio developed its new 'No. 5' emulsion

Did our coverage of new film emulsion No. 5 last month pique your interest? Arnas Špaka, the creator of NoColorStudio, shares how the initiative's first film stock came to fruition, speaking to our friends at 35mmc.

The CP800 is a modular, all-in-one film processing machine from FilmNeverDie

The Compact Processor 800 is a modular film processing machine that can develop up to eight rolls of 35mm film or four rolls of 120 film at a time and pulls chemistry from integrated tanks.

Film Friday: An alternative approach to picking your color negative film stock

Photographer Matt Wright shares a detailed guide designed to help you figure out exactly what film stock you should be using based on your aesthetic desires and needs.

This $579 watch was inspired by the twin-lens reflex cameras of yesteryear

TACS has a Lens Series of handmade watches aimed at photography enthusiasts. The latest addition to the series, the ATL, is based on a twin-lens reflex camera.

Film Fridays: New film alert - No Color Studio launches ISO 5 B&W film

No Color Studio's No.5 film promises a punchy, high contrast B&W look, with very little visible grain. Our friends at Kosmo Foto have been looking at the new emulsion - click through to learn more.

Video: Shooting wet plate portraits with affordable large format camera equipment

Photographer Markus Hofstaetter recently published a video about shooting wet plate portraits with 'affordable' large format photo gear. If you've wanted to get into large format photography, including wet plate photography, it's well worth checking out.

The Absolute beginner's guide to film photography: Intro to medium & large format

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.

The Absolute beginner's guide to film photography: Parts 1 - 10 - start your analog awakening here

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.

Film Fridays: Loving and hating the Kiev 60 TTL - a quirky Soviet medium format knockoff

It was the mechanically quirky Soviet-era Pentacon Six that lead photographer Michael Elliot to fall in love with medium format photography. Find out why a love/hate relationship with your gear can actually be a good thing in this week's Film Friday.

Film Fridays: Unsung heroes of the modern film era - Michael Butkus Jr. and his camera manual library

In this week's Fim Friday, we want to celebrate one of the unsung heroes of the modern film photography era: Michael Butkus Jr., the owner and operator of Butkus.org / OrphanCamera.com, the Internet's most complete archive of film camera user manuals.

Opinion: Ode to the 'happy accident' or why film photographers have more fun

Double-exposures, light leaks, color shifts from aging, misaligned frame advances – these all can be happy accidents. Sometimes the universe adds a gentle touch to your photos, sometimes it takes them away completely. It's all part of the fun of shooting film.

Film Fridays: Pentax ES II - the simple camera used to capture one of rock and roll's most iconic photos

Stephen Dowling had the pleasure of running into Pennie Smith – the photographer behind the Clash's iconic 'London Calling' cover photo – at a concert in 2007. Lo and behold, she was shooting with the exact same camera she used nearly 30 years prior to capture one of rock's most famous photographs.

Film Fridays: Review & samples: a rehoused Lomo 40mm F4 for Leica M-mount

With limited quantities available and selling for roughly $350 (USD), this re-housed Lomo lens – from the brand PPP – offers a unique 'dreamy' output. Our pals over at 35mmc got their hands on an early model and have a full review and samples.

Video: Smarter Every Day shows the science behind film development

A visit to a film processing lab shows how film gets developed, scanned and corrected, for the Smarter Every Day YouTube channel. If you don't know how film works this video will show you. Spoiler: it isn't magic!

Video: Photographer uses a 4x5 large format camera and expired film for wildlife photography

Markus Hofstätter often uses analog photography techniques for portrait photography. The recent pandemic lockdown has allowed Hofstätter to explore the nearby nature and grow close with a local family of swans. He was able to turn his large format camera into a wildlife photography setup.

The absolute beginner’s guide to film photography: Uncommon film formats & types

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?

Film Fridays: How to shoot, develop and scan 110 film in 2021

110 film is a cartridge-based system first launched in the early 1970s. It's easier to work with than 35mm but offers a smaller frame size. These days, you can pick up a 110 camera for cheap. Even better: you can still buy 110 film cartridges, new. Here's a primer on shooting this whacky, wonderful format in 2021.

Film Fridays: A closer look at Konica Centuria Chrome, a film stock you've probably never used

Konica Centuria Chrome is a film stock from the late 1990s / early 2000s that we're guessing most folks have neither seen nor heard of before. But if you can get your hands on a roll, it's well worth running through your camera!

Kono announces 3 new films: Delight Art 100, Monolit 3 (yes, that means ISO 3) and Monolit 100

German film company, Kono, opened its doors in 2014. Since then, the company has created more than 20 films. Its latest three films include the company's first 120 medium format film and two new black and white films, including one with an ISO of only 3.

The absolute beginner’s guide to film photography: Common film formats & types

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.

Film Friday: NFTs and film photography? It's not as weird a pairing as you might think

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) offer a way for artists to sell their work as a one-of-a-kind, digital-only piece, using a Blockchain to record the sale and provide proof of ownership. While the concept may be unfamiliar to many photographers, the process for 'minting' and selling your own NFT is easier than you may think.

Film Fridays: Life and times of a 1990's newspaper photographer in Russia

Roman Yarovitcyn spent the 1990's working as a newspaper photographer in Russia and shooting primarily on inexpensive Zenit-E cameras. Despite the shortcomings of his gear, the B&W images he created during this era are nothing short of mesmerizing.

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.

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