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What’s the point of film?

Photography used to be so simple. If I felt like taking pictures, I’d load up my Contax 139 with slide film and off I’d go. No bag, just one prime, a polarising filter and maybe a spare roll of film.

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How to Scan Film – Colour

In this guide we will focus on toning color images in a more practical way and will discuss two different scanners and their software, the Epson V600 and the Kodak/Pakon F135. The key word here is practical, my intention is

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What is Reciprocity Failure and How to Correct It

You all probably have a good grip on exposure by now, and how it is an interplay of aperture and shutter speed used to control the amount of light that hits the film. In case you don’t, or rather for the sake

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Film News: Ferrania needs you!

As some of you may recall, I did a little interview with Ferrania last year about them bringing their film back on to the market. A year passed and everyone was wondering what had happened. Well, the people at Ferrania

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Shooting with Rollei DIGIBASE CN200 PRO

ILFORD XP2 Super 400 has been my film choice for the longest time. But in the spirit of getting out of my comfort zone and trying new things, I decided to give a different film a go. Browsing the film selection at

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DIY: A Cheap and Effective Rig for Digitizing Negatives Using a Smartphone

If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to digitize your old slides and negatives, this tutorial is just for you. Created by Instructables user barkergk, this clever DIY setup uses minimal supplies, but leaves you with some impressive

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Italian Film Company Ferrania to Start Making 35mm and 120 Film Again in Mid-September

Film photographers are used to options slowly fading away, but today we have news of the opposite variety: a film company making a dramatic return to the game. Originally announced via blog post in July of last year, Italian film

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