Photographic film

It’s time to stock up on Fujifilm films as it discontinues two popular products

Yes, we live in an increasingly digital world. But just like physical books and vinyl, there is still a lot of love for photographic film. Continuing this traditional way of taking pictures helps you educate yourself about light, color and camera operation, forces you to take a decent picture the …

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How filmmakers make sure he doesn’t come back

I thought film photography was a dying medium, but now I’m not so sure. One thing I’m sure is that Kodak and Fujifilm make it difficult for the film to come back. You may recall that about a year and a half ago I wrote an article on film photography …

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Oscar-winning San Diego International Film Festival kicks off at Balboa Park

San Diego International Film Festival. Courtesy photo The San Diego International Film Festival, Starting Thursday, celebrates its 20th anniversary with films starring Oscar winners Olivia Colman and Joaquin Phoenix, and a screening aboard the USS Midway. The hybrid festival, with in-person and virtual events and screenings, will take place at …

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Minimata, a film about Eugene Smith, was “buried” because of the Johnny Depp scandal

In Johnny Depp’s latest film, Minimal, the Pirates of the Caribbean star plays W Eugene Smith, a famous American photojournalist who documented the effects of water poisoning on Japanese villagers in the 1970s. However, following the recent spate of accusations abuse against Depp, the MGM film studio has announced that …

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Film reels dredged from the sea become an eerie meditation on mortality

In 2016, a fisherman dredged up a case off Iceland that contained four reels of decades-old 35mm film. It felt like the start of an inspiring story about the rediscovery of a treasured film. But, anti-climactic, he had simply found bits and pieces of the 1968 Soviet detective comedy Derevenskiy …

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How to film at night

October 5, 2021 Darkroom specialist Mike Crawford demonstrates how pushing 35mm film can produce appealing moody footage on a nighttime stroll along London’s South Bank The Ilford Delta 3200 can capture an excellent range of tones at night; it has a naturally grainy emulsion. With it, the highlights usually don’t …

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New film: CineStill RedRum 120

The scary season is on, and you know what that means? Elevators filled with blood, satanic kids on tricycles, Jack Nicholson slamming his way through doors and, this year at least, a new CineStill Films film appropriately dubbed RedRum 120. What is that? Sample image of the new CineStill RedRum …

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Instant film convention brings photography enthusiasts to Denton – North Texas Daily

Photographers from California, Ohio, New York and other parts of the United States came to Denton this weekend for a unique convention dedicated to instant film and photography. Hosted by the Instant Film Company, PolaCon is a three-day instant film convention with educational and activity opportunities for its attendees. Artists …

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Seeing Red: CineStill REDRUM, a new limited edition medium format redscale film made with 800T

No more neon lights and gas station signs for you, not if you’re planning on shooting this new limited edition film in red from the folks at Cinestill Film in the US. Made from their signature Cinestill 800T film (Kodak VISION3 500T motion picture film with the remject pre-removed), Cinestill’s …

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Is cinema making a comeback because we are lazy photographers?

Film photography has made a regular, somewhat unexpected comeback in recent years. In this article, I go into some of the reasons why this happens, as well as why it can be slightly dangerous for creatives. Film photography is the classic way to create images. At least that’s what people …

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15 documentary film photographers to know! – Analog magazine forever

Artist: Patrick Joust | Location: United StatesConnections: Website | Instagram No other photographer has documented the contemporary Baltimore as much as Patrick Joust. Although he moved to Baltimore in 2002, becoming interested in photography around the same time, it wasn’t until 2007 that his first cinematic images of the city …

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San Diego International Film Festival 20th Anniversary Season To Be Celebrated Across San Diego – NBC 7 San Diego

For more information and to buy passes CLICK HERE. SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2021 We look forward to celebrating the 20th anniversary of the San Diego International Film Festival with a hybrid of virtual and in-person screenings and events. While feature films, documentaries and short films will be available …

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San Diego International Film Festival celebrates 20 years

The San Diego International Film Festival returns October 14-24, celebrating its 20th anniversary by highlighting the increased diversity in the film industry that has been achieved since its inception. Most of the feature films, documentaries and shorts shown this year were directed by a wide range of filmmakers from around …

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Intrepid Compact Enlarger helps the new generation of film photographers

The Kickstarter-funded Intrepid Compact Enlarger is now on general sale – offering a very versatile and affordable way to print your own negatives. While film photography has a new cult following, the traditional equipment for processing your rolls of film is not that easy to find – and can often …

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Svema Foto 65 – Shooting of an expired movie from 1989

I never imagined that a film expired for over 30 years would give a result, decent or not. Due to the unwritten rule of adding one exposure stop per expired decade, my film speed dropped from ISO 80 to ISO 12. ISO. Not ideal for anything on the go, like …

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Sedona Film Festival to Host Photographic Program September 10 | Independent Verde

The Sedona International Film Festival presents “An Evening with Ted: The Beauty of Sedona and the Colorado Plateau and Those Who Call It Home,” Friday, Sept. 10 at 4 p.m. at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theater, according to A press release. Join Ted as he guides you through the …

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San Diego LGBTQ Film Festival to Show Mix of Feature Films and Shorts at Museums in Balboa Park

the San Diego LGBTQ Film Festival moved to two theaters at Balboa Park on Thursday, with more than 30 feature and short films. The festival opens at the National History Museum at 7 p.m. Thursday before moving on to the Museum of Photographic Arts for three days. Screenings on Friday …

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A short film delves into the process of 15 years behind the documentary “Fantastic Fungi”

Science of documentary photography #film #fungi #nature #plants #timelapse #video September 1, 2021 Grace Ebert We shared images of the fascinating networks of mycelium pulsating beneath our feet in 2019 to mark the opening of Louie schwartzberg‘s Fantastic mushrooms, and now the dedicated director is taking viewers behind the scenes …

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Rolling car photography: Japanese muscle cars on Kodak 8×10 film

When you think of rolling car photography – the art of taking pictures of moving vehicles, not just moving cars – using large format film probably doesn’t come to your mind as the first choice. . Hell, 35mm film probably won’t do that either, let alone a heavy photographic format, …

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San Diego International Film Festival 20th Anniversary to be Celebrated Across San Diego

The San Diego International Film Festival is announcing its 20th anniversary in October, which will feature a hybrid of in-person and virtual events. In-person festival events and film screenings will take place at some of the city’s most beautiful locations, including the Balboa Park Photographic Arts Museum and San Diego …

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Out From The Mist – A film and photography competition to break the stigma of mental illness

Out From The Mist is in its third year – a film and photography competition that breaks the stigma of mental illness by sharing the experiences of those who have lived with it. Now is the time to raise awareness about mental health. One in ten people in the world …

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Meet the family who bring film photography back to Jersey

Film photography is back. An art form lost to the widespread digitization of the 90s is experiencing a dramatic resurgence. It’s a paradox in itself: in a world that keeps accelerating, film photography is an aberration based on expectation. A roll of film only has 24-36 exposures, whereas a digital …

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The Leica R6: a Leica film at a lower cost

July 18, 2021 Geoff Harris reflects on the recent purchase of the Leica R6 mechanical film SLR and associated lenses – did he get a good deal or did he end up paying a premium for that coveted red dot? Leica R6 at a glance* Manual exposure 35mm digital SLR …

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Kosmo Foto’s Agent Shadow Film is coming in September

Is this the coolest wrapping film around? Kosmo Foto’s new movie “Agent Shadow” has been fully funded on Kickstarter with four days remaining. The film is expected to ship from September 2021. The striking black-inspired design isn’t limited to the film packaging – there’s also a new graphic and a …

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Best 35mm Film Cameras – Amateur Photographer

July 13, 2021 Whatever type of film camera you prefer, there is a 35mm version out there. John Wade explains the main options Has there ever been a film more versatile than 35mm? Available in black and white negative, color negative, or reverse color (slides and transparencies), just about every …

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Cheap movie stocks that are surprisingly good

Film photographers revere only one thing as much as the camera they shoot with, and that’s film stocks. Every film photographer has their favorites, but here are one photographer’s picks that won’t cost you the earth. When I bought my first camera, digital photography had become the industry standard. Film …

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Should Canon and Nikon start making film cameras again?

Given the growing interest in film photography, should Canon and Nikon consider making brand new versions of the AE1 or FM2 for today’s retro enthusiasts? Canon and Nikon both have a rich history, and with increasing interest in analog photography, now may be the time to update one of their …

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5 reasons to go back to the cinema

I came back to filming recently and couldn’t believe how different the process was. It’s not just about taking a photo without the live view screen, it really is a different world. A world you should explore if you want to improve as a photographer. Film photography has been around …

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Watch: How film and development actually work – It’s both magic and science

This is one of the deepest dives into film photography and the development process I’ve seen. Unsurprisingly, it’s from Destin to Smarter every day. He says he went looking for a definitive video that explained everything and couldn’t find one. So he made one. Destin begins by talking about the …

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5 images… Working with a C-41 film during my frugal film project (Konica VX 400 and a Canon AE-1 program)

It goes without saying that this past year has been difficult in more ways than one thanks to the pandemic and the restrictions associated with it. Nonetheless, it has also been a year of innovation and discovery – at least for me. I signed up this year for the Frugal …

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Here’s how the movie actually works and why it’s still amazing

Have you ever wondered how a movie works? A recent video from SmarterEveryDay covers this topic in detail describing how the film works. In recent years, the popularity of cinema has increased quite dramatically. For example, Kodak had to more than double its production in recent years. The young generation …

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A film about award-winning macro photographer K Jayaram

“I want to document wild landscapes that are warping due to urbanization,” says award-winning nature photographer K. Jayaram and starts the conversation. “Trees have been felled to make way for roads and shopping malls, quarries and real estate have devastated natural resources in significant ways. I want to document beautiful …

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“Normal” films from a special effects film company? Check out the DAILY movie from dubblefilm

Adam Scott, the Barcelona-based founder of specialty film brand dubblefilm, has just announced the launch of what Star Wars purists might call “specialty” editions of their movie stocks. Called dudubblefilm DAILY and presented in ISO 400 35mm color and black & white versions, the films are available on dudubblefilm website …

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New Kosmo Foto Agent Shadow 400 movie promises beautiful black and white photos

Black and white film is an amazing thing because of its willingness to screw you up. Oh, you accidentally overexposed your movie by two stops because you forgot to change your camera’s timer settings? No problem. Or what if you have to shoot 400 to 3200 speed because it’s too …

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5 Frames … From my return to black and white film photography on Kodak T-MAX 100 (Format 35mm / EI 100 / Nikon N90 + NIKKOR 80-200mm f / 4.0)

I am located in La Ceja, a municipality 40 km from Medellín, Colombia’s second largest city in South America. For my return to the chemical process of black and white film photography, I dusted off my old Nikon N90 camera, which I used commercially in combination with the Nikon F4 …

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The Ultimate Mamiya Film Camera Shootout

Don’t you just love a good old fashioned photoshoot? Starting a new challenge is not only fun, but it’s a fantastic way to let your creativity run wild – you sink or swim. In Mamiya’s ultimate battle of banksi, we see three photographers competing in the streets of Sydney. The …

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My dream come true: the Kodak Eastman Double-X film now in 120 format. Available at CineStill for photographers for the first time in medium format …!

Four years ago, I began to wonder if a new film at the time, the Bergger Pancro 400, had done the impossible; gave me a BW movie that looked like my beloved Kodak Eastman Double-X 5222 in 120 medium format. It’s approached, but now, in 2021, how about trying the …

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20 Lomography Film Photographers You Need To Know! – Analog magazine forever

Lomography is a style of photography that encourages the use of simple, inexpensive, lo-fi analog cameras, which often produce images with distinct color palettes, which the Lomography Company takes to heart. You may know them as producers of popular mainstream films, Kickstarter-produced lenses, and 35mm and 120mm plastic cameras like …

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The most overrated and underrated film cameras of 2021

The film’s popularity is still on an upward trajectory with no signs of slowing down. With the ever-changing world of cinema, it’s time to update the list of underrated and overrated film cameras. Before I start, I would like to say that this list contains cameras that I know and …

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Why are point-and-shoot movies so popular?

Photography, like everything, has its tendencies that go up and down, seemingly at random. Except it’s never random, and the latest trend in compact film cameras has seen a surge in recent years. If just a few years ago your parents or grandparents gave you their old compact camera from …

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42 – A macro study of expired ORWO N 74 film

Nature will stand the closest inspection. It invites us to put our eyes on its smallest leaf, and to take an insect look on its plain. ~ Henry David Thoreau This film emerges as a direct result of the Covid-19-related quarantine, the nectar of being alone, indoors for 60 days, …

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Best 35mm Black and White Film – ARTnews.com

When choosing a film for black and white photography, the most important things to consider are contrast and graininess. Depending on your subject, you may be looking for marked differences between your grays, whites, and blacks, and certain types of film will help you achieve this. Others will offer more …

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4 Edition Artist Announcement – 9 Amazing Film Photographers – Analog Forever Magazine

Forever Analog Magazine is proud to announce that our fourth print publication (pre-order here) will be released and released for summer 2021. We are excited to bring you a unique journal featuring nine analog and experimental photographers from around the world, each exploring various methods of using the medium we …

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Fuji’s new Instax “contact print” film plus another malnourished toy camera, the Instax Mini 40

If you’re looking for a cheap point-and-shoot upgrade to Fuji’s latest inexpensive Instax point-and-shoot camera, the company will be happy to cover you just a few hours ago with the all-new setting of the Instax Mini 40 camera. Moreover, if you are missing the darkroom in today’s era of purely …

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20 CineStill Film Photographers You Must Know! – Analog magazine forever

CineStill 800T is the only film designed for still photographers specifically designed to capture beautiful color images under limited “tungsten” incandescent light. Originally known as Kodak Vision 3, a motion picture film used by today’s top directors and filmmakers including Steven Spielberg, Wes Anderson and The Coen Brothers, it was …

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Dismantling of the only Graflex 35 mm film holder ever made

Disassembling the only 35mm film holder designed for Graflex cameras isn’t something you have to do every day. Sixty years ago, a photographer had a clear need to shoot 35mm on a Graflex 2 × 3 ″ SLR and he wasn’t going to wait for the market to catch up. …

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How to digitize photos, negatives and film slides

Although we live in an age where everyone has a camera in their pocket and digital cameras have never been more accessible, chances are there will be a box of negatives or slides from a previous generation at the bottom of a cupboard. After all, not so long ago the …

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Taking pictures of UV films with a Hasselblad medium format camera from 1987

My name is Pierre Louis Ferrer, and I am a French professional photographer specialized in photography beyond the visible for ten years now, including infrared and ultraviolet techniques. I spend a lot of my free time reading, experimenting, testing and discussing with experts in various fields related to these techniques. …

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A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Ilford film

Since 1928, Ilford has produced film photography products from its factory in Mobberley, England, although the company itself is much older. In this 18-minute video from Exploredinary, you can get an up-close and expansive view of how the film is made and hear from the scientists and workers who make …

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Behind the scenes of the making of Kodak film

Curious to know how Kodak makes its film? In this 8-minute video, Studio C-41 shows the process from the making of the original giant plastic rolls that eventually become film, to the finished product found on store shelves around the world. Although the demand for film has fallen dramatically over …

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Why You Should Shoot On Film In 2021

If 2020 has somehow given you an appreciation for tactile experiences and a slower pace of life, you might want to consider periodically leaving your digital camera at home in the new year and start capturing the world on movie instead. Here are some good reasons. Cinema connoisseur Jason Kummerfeldt …

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