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
The first question after buying a Paterson developing tank is how to load these things. Here’s what I’ve learned from using plastic reels.
Paterson developing tanks have incredible value and will serve most photographers throughout their entire film photography career. Here’s why.
Japan Camera Hunter StreetPan 400 is my favorite film these days. The moody, contrasty, film stock captures images just like classic Tri-X
Most commercial film will start to degrade within 40 years. Here’s everything we know about making film last as long as possible.
Shipping delays mean that there is still one final shipment of Fuji Pro 400H in 120 format to hit the North American market. When it makes it, is currently anyone’s guess.
The Canon EOS 630 may just be the best deal in 35mm film photography right now. This feature-packed camera holds up to modern day standards.
Finding the right film stock to give is hard — especially if you want to keep the gift a secret. Here are the best films to give as gifts.
In most cases, it’s necessary to use a stop bath when developing film and prints to maintain the integrity of the fixer solution.
Consistency is key when shooting, developing, and scanning film. Learn the simple steps to get the most out of every roll of film.
Wearing gloves is important for protecting your hands from the development chemicals, and your negatives from the oils on your fingers.