Tag: film

December 1, 2011 / Photography

Last year I wrote about the darkroom I had set up in my loft. Since then I’ve moved house, so I need to build the darkroom again. This time I…

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September 10, 2011 / Photography

I decided to have a quick count of the film I have in stock. It seems I have 37 rolls of 120-format film, and 10 rolls of 135 (35mm) format.…

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August 11, 2011 / Photography
February 16, 2011 / Photography

Consumer photographic lenses are almost always sold by their focal length when used on a 35mm camera (or full-frame professional DSLR). It’s already confusing enough to work out what their…

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February 12, 2011 / Photography
January 9, 2011 / Guides

I have worked with film for some time now. From day one I developed my own black & white film at home. This doesn’t take up too much room, so…

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November 30, 2010 / Photography

This is a quick post to share a useful resource I discovered online. I’m a relative beginner in the darkroom, and occasionally I find that my negatives don’t come out…

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October 12, 2010 / Photography
September 5, 2010 / Photography

Hana’s dad picked me up a folding Voigtländer Bessa camera at a car boot sale in Exeter. To my surprise, it had some film in it – although unfortunately I…

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August 13, 2010 / Gadgets

Recently, I would say that photography is my favourite hobby. But it wasn’t always that way. Throughout my childhood, I’ve taken pictures of important occasions on single-use cameras. My parents…

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