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 the best, fastest-growing film photography blog 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 shooting film. Our favorite film stocks, books, cameras, lenses, and inspiration.
Tried and true guides to developing film. From using the right developing chems to the tools and techniques that make film unique.
Scan & Print
Darkroom setups, tips and tricks, scanning, and alternative processes that’ll make your images stand out on Instagram
9 tips for new film photographers in 2023
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 Internet’s Simplest Guide to Developing B&W Film at Home
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.
MiNT Camera Announces New and Improved TL70+ Camera
MiNT Cameras out of Hong Kong is announcing their latest product, the TL70+, an Instax Square TLR-format camera designed for new photographers who want a little more control out of their Instant cameras.
5 Underrated Film Cameras for 2023
You’ve heard about legendary Leicas, Hasselblads, and Contax cameras. But there are still hundreds of incredible film cameras that can still be found at rock-bottom prices
How to capture sharper images on film indoors
Capturing photos indoors on film is very difficult. Here are the top 5 ways to capture sharper images indoors.
CineStill 800t Review: The Greatest Night Photography Film?
CineStill is the ultimate film stock for night photography. Here’s why you need to keep a couple rolls of this film in your fridge at all times
What makes a film stock professional?
What makes a film stock professional? Other than the higher price tag on the box, there are many factors that make professional films different from consumer film stocks.
Hasselblad Zeiss Sonar 250mm f/5.6 Lens Review With Photos
The Zeiss Sonnar 250mm f/5.6 is one of the best budget lenses available to Hasselblad shooters. This is an incredible all around lens for portraits and landscapes — here’s why you need one in your kit.
Chrome Niko 3.0 Backpack Review: the Best Camera Bag Ever
The Chrome Industries Niko 3.0 Camera Backpack is the best bag I’ve ever used — and might just be the best camera backpack ever made. Here’s why I recommend this bag to everyone who will listen.
How can I become a better film photographer? 7 Tips for beginners
Here are the top 7 tips for becoming a better film photographer in 2023. Once you start to understand how film photography works, it opens up many new doors and avenues to explore.
Zeiss Distagon 40mm f/4 review: the king of wide-angle lenses?
Wide angle lenses on medium format cameras are known for not being the sharpest in the barrel. How does the Zeiss 40mm f/4 hold up to classic Zeiss quality?