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.
How hard is it to shoot and develop film? A lot easier than you might imagine. Modern fIlm is designed to be extremely tolerant.
Here’s the 2021 roundup of Black Friday deals available for film photographers! Many of the big manufacturers are offering good discounts for the American holiday.
I tested Lomo 800 and Portra 800 side by side, expecting to see a pretty massive difference. But what I found is that these two films are nearly identical. Here’s my test.
A head to head comparison of Lomography CN 400 and Kodak Portra 400. Is Kodak worth the extra money for a premium film stock?
With film prices going up and discontinuations happening all around us, here’s the top 10 films that I know for a fact will still be available in 2022.
Looking for a non-blix color developing kit? Flic Film has one coming to a market near you! Here’s my first impressions after developing 16 rolls.
Lomography just tweeted an auspicious tweet, quoting popular YouTube personality Linus and his Camera’s 2019 tweet about the ridiculous price of Lomochrome Turquoise on eBay.
The Peak Design travel tripod is a revolution in camera stability, but are all the sleek features worth the hefty price tag? Here’s my take after using this tripod throughout the summer.
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.