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
Here are the 9 most important tips for photographers who are learning to take photos on film. This quick guide is the perfect place to start.
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.
Have you ever wondered how coffee and Vitamin C can develop a roll of HP5? You’re not alone. I searched everywhere to find out how exactly this process works.
Is it worth purchasing cheap or budget film stocks? While they may be of lower objective ‘quality,’ these films have a much more interesting appeal for many photographers.
Here is how film grain works (with some cool illustrations) and how to accentuate or reduce it through a variety of exposure and developing techniques.
There are plenty of sponsored reviews of the Essential Film Holder available online, but not that many from actual users. Here’s my take on the EFH after scanning over 100 rolls on it this past year.
Learn about the black and white film developers you can use today to minimize waste as well as your impact on the environment.
There is a time and place when a digital camera will create better results than film. Here are the cases where I always reach for digital, even though I always prefer shooting on film.
Other than the price tag, is there really much of a difference between Ilford Delta 100 and FP4+? Here’s what we found in our scientific test.
Flic film is a new environmentally-conscious film developer supplier in Canada ready to topple the industry giants with consistent supply of in-demand products
Does the B&W film developer you use make all that much of a difference? Here’s how I choose the film developers that I use regularly.
Cawanol Professional by Caffenol Lab is a contrasty, full-grain, environmentally-friendly developer and is worth trying out. Here’s why