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
Do you need a darkroom to develop film?
Luckily, you don’t need a darkroom to start developing film at home. Here are the tools you need to get started developing film — even in the daylight.
Ulanzi & Coman travel tripod review: is this what we’ve waited for?
The Ulanzi & Coman lightweight travel tripod packs some amazing features into a small package. Is this the tripod we’ve been waiting for?
Is a shutter release necessary for film photography?
Here is why a shutter release may be the best film photography accessory you ever buy, and how to use them to create awesome photos.
Are lower ISO films better than high ISO films? Not always.
Low ISO films have extremely high resolving power — sometimes higher than even the best modern digital cameras. But low ISO film isn’t best for everything.
MiNT Developing New Premium Compact 35mm Film Camera for 2023
MiNT Camera founder Gary Ho has announced a new premium compact camera at a lower price point than current second-hand cameras could hit the market as early as 2023.
Hasselblad Zeiss Sonnar 150mm review — a perfect portrait lens?
The Hasselblad Zeiss Sonnar 150mm lenses is one of the best in the lineup at a surprisingly affordable price. Here’s why you need to add this lens to your Hasselblad kit.
Sunny 16: Get Perfect Exposure Settings Without a Light Meter
Do you need a light meter to get a perfect exposure? Some camera meters don’t work as well with age, and light meters can be too slow to use. Here’s how to get perfect exposures without a light meter.
4 ways to get rid of water spots on film
Do you struggle with water spots forming on your film? Using these techniques will help you significantly reduce the amount of water spots appearing on your film.
What is the best type of medium format camera for beginners?
How do you choose the perfect medium format camera for you? In this article, we’ll go over the different cameras that exist, and discover what they do best.