Learn Film Photography
We tried digital once.
But it didn’t work out.
We started out as journalists and fell in love with film back when it all started to die off. Since it’s hard to find good information online, we’ve had to learn it all the hard way. Now we’re dedicated to becoming one of the best, fastest-growing film photography blogs on the Internet, so nobody has to learn the magic of film the way we had to!
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We’ve made a thousand mistakes so you don’t have to
Learn how to get the best results when taking photos with film. Our favorite film stocks, books, cameras, lenses, and inspiration.
Tried and true guides to developing film. From using the right chems, to the interesting tools and techniques that make film cool.
Scan & Print
Darkroom setups, tips and tricks, scanning, and alternative processes that’ll make your images stand out on Instagram
The perfect guide for anyone getting into film photography. This short and simple guide goes over what you need in every step of the process.
Cawanol Professional by Caffenol Lab is a contrasty, full-grain, environmentally-friendly developer and is worth trying out. Here’s why
A lens fungal infection can ruin image quality and severely harm the resale value of your film photography equipment. Here’s what you can do about it.
Marina Llopis, the film photographer behind @IFWEFILM_ is dedicated to preserving film photography for future generations.
In the majority of cases, a hand held light meter will be more of a hindrance than a help. Here are a few cases where you’ll need a light meter.
Be kind, write good captions, use good hashtags, and shoot film. There’s no better combination for growing an Instagram account in 2021.
Film is the best photographic medium for travel. Here’s how to protect this sensitive medium so that you don’t come home with soggy negatives.
Kai Wong’s book Old School Photography is an encyclopedic book filled to the brim with advice for new photographers on how to shoot film
It took a long time, but I finally found the perfect light meter app. Here’s how it works and why I think it’s better than a hand held meter.
Here are 11 useable gift ideas that every film photographer would love to receive for their birthday or during the holidays.
Do you need to scan film with a macro lens? Or is a cheaper set of extension tubes good enough? Here’s a real, scientific comparison.
How much does the DSLR film scanning light source matter? Here’s a simple test using an old iPad versus a cheap tracing tablet from Amazon.