Tag: film

March 29, 2016 / Photography

Processing your own black & white film is not too difficult and very rewarding, but lots of people don’t know quite where to start. This guide will help you get…

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September 24, 2015 / Photography
February 27, 2014 / Guides

[toc] Over the past few weeks I’ve made digital copies of quite a few Super 8 films. The proper way of doing it is by scanning each frame individually but…

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February 10, 2014 / Photography

This weekend I achieved quite a few firsts in the field of film photography. Here are the headlines: First attempt at pulling film to control contrast I shot some Ilford…

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January 28, 2014 / Photography

When you say “medium format” to people*, they probably think of 120 or 620-format roll film. But the definition of “medium format” also includes sheet film larger than 35mm and…

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January 23, 2014 / Photography
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July 9, 2013 / Photography

A while back I came into a roll of film that expired in 1992. It was Kodak Ektar 125, discontinued in 1991, but famous for its saturated colours. I kept…

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March 25, 2012 / Photography

There’s a really useful diagram on Wikipedia that shows the relatives sizes of different digital camera sensors. But it doesn’t include medium format film – so I made my own…

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March 21, 2012 / Photography

One of the classic cameras I took possession of this week was a 1959 Halina 35x, which happened to contain an unused film. I managed to date the film to…

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