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
You can push Kentmere 100 to 800, but Should you?
With great power comes great responsibility, they said. But I didn’t listen. Here’s what I found out when I pushed Kentmere 100 to ISO 800.
How to Make HP5 Looks its Best — Pushed, Pulled, and at Box Speed
HP5+ is an extremely versatile film. Despite having an ISO 400 box speed, it can easily by pushed to ISO 3200, or pulled to ISO 200.
How to Maximize Film Development Chemical Life
Film developing chemicals go bad fast if they’re not properly taken care of. Follow the steps in this guide to get the most out of your chems.
Film scan shootout: DSLR vs. Epson V600 flatbed scanner
Is it better to scan negatives with a DSLR or a Flatbed like an Epson V600? Both have their own benefits and drawbacks explained here.
The Minimalist Guide to Developing Film at Home
Getting started with developing film is easy, and the good news is you don’t need much equipment. This guide shows only what you need.
An eczema sufferer’s guide to developing film
I have eczema, but that hasn’t stopped me from developing and printing film photos. Here are the changes I made to keep eczema free.
The Harmaable Camera Made me a Better Photographer
The images are technically very bad, and there’s no ability to adjust exposure. Yet this is my favourite camera right now for many reasons
6 Surprising Lessons I’ve Learned from Ilford Technical Data Sheets
technical Data Sheets have the purest, most up to date information on how to shoot and develop film. Here’s some of the lessons I’ve learned!