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 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
One of the biggest questions when developing black and white or color film at home is how strict does my temperature control need to be? Here’s the surprising answer.
Have you found some rolls of film that have been sitting on your shelf for a couple of years? decades? centuries? Here’s how to develop them.
Have you ever wondered what makes film developers work? Find out everything there is to know about film developing chemicals here.
There are no easy kits that can be found for digitizing film with a digital camera. Here is what I use to create good scans quickly.
Here’s how I found out what the real resolution of film is after developing. Here’s how I used crowd-counting techniques to find out!
If you’re new to developing black and white film, you have to try Rodinal. Here’s why this is still the world’s oldest film developer still in production.
Here are the top 11 worst pieces of advice that I ever heard when starting with film photography.
The Attic Darkroom channel on YouTube is breaking down all the lessons we were taught we had to follow else every roll of film we touch would be ruined.
Here is everything you need to know when getting started with medium format photography, including affordable camera suggestions and advice
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