This three-part series explores motion picture film for use in still camera and covers the theory behind motion picture film, currently available film stocks, the importance of correct development and the development process itself. Through this article and the
Black and white printing is (obviously) fun, and easy to get into.
In 2009 I bought my third digital camera, a little Panasonic Lumix LX3 to complement my somewhat chunkier DSLR. In 2012 I sold it, partly to fund its replacement, a Sony RX100.
You’ve heard of GAS?
Probably the most awkward aspect of developing films at home is getting your exposed film onto a reel and into a developing tank.
Welcome to the final (?) part of this three-part series exploring the use of motion picture film in still photography.
Anyone who knows me knows that I am a fierce advocate for film.
And this is where my journey of home developing begins! After a couple of disappointments - in rapid succession - of the work of some photo labs, it was time to take full responsibility for all the loosely cut last
Creating a print is much more than simply setting up an enlarger, negative and some paper.
In part two of this series we are going to go delve into the technical side of motion picture film: color temperature, print vs motion picture film stocks and finally start to get into what ECN-2 is all about.
I developed my first black and white film at school and have enjoyed developing black and white films ever since.
If you are old enough, you will remember a time when expired film was like kryptonite to a photographer.
Film photography, or analog photography - to use a term that better encompasses other media and processes - really is a fascinating world. To those relatively new to the world outside what is considered traditional film photography (such as myself
We've roped the very agreeable Michael Bitaxi into putting together a guest post for us covering everything you need to get started with pushing and pulling film. It's a great read for those of you who are thinking about dipping
I hope that through this article, I’ll be able to convince you that cyanotypes can be done on a tight budget and without access to sunlight.
If there was ever a form of printing that gives you that true artistic feel, Platinum/Palladium would be it.
In June 2015 I was lucky enough to source a fresh 300ft short-end of Kodak's 250D (Vision 3 5207) motion picture stock in 65mm format.
Since beginning large format photography I’ve been developing my 4x5* sheet film in trays. This is not a process for the faint hearted and takes more than a modicum of skill.