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A photo of a woman holding a Yashica Mat 124
This is my first ever film camera, the Yashica Mat – 124. I used it for years and took it around the world before it gave up the ghost in 2020. RIP, my good friend.

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

Shoot

Learn how to get the best results when shooting film. Our favorite film stocks, books, cameras, lenses, and inspiration.

Develop

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

How to scan Polaroids with a DSLR

Polaroids are the most difficult product to scan in the film photography world. Here’s how I conquered the Polaroid scan without spending money on expensive lighting setups.

Are TLR Cameras worth it?

Who is the a TLR camera for, and what are the benefits of the design? Here’s everything you need to know about buying one of the coolest camera types that’s still available.