Why do we photograph with film? On the one level, it is a silly question. Why do some people like cookies and cream, and others like choc fudge? Because it exists, it is an option, and we just do. For those of us where film photography is an equal option to digital photography, there is no need to necessarily […]
I always had a fascination with Kodak Aerochrome (Kodak, please bring it back!). So when I came across Lomography’s purple film, I jumped at the chance to test it. It’s not infrared-sensitive, but it’s the closest thing I can get my hands to have similar effects. I was hoping that Lomochrome Purple would allow me […]
Here’s listicle #2 for this year, and it’s 100% focused on darkroom alchemy. From bringing back Kodachrome (development, that is!), to RA-4 color printing, to monobath developers, lith printing and…the list goes on. Darkroom and darkroom-related work continues to increase through our community as more and more photographers find them selves coming back to traditional […]
We are the Brothers Wright, the photographers and creators behind CineStill. Ever since the beta tests of CineStill 800T processed in C-41 chemistry, and especially once we began designing simplified chemical processes, we have been asked many technical questions about motion picture processing and still photography. Over the years, we have done our best to […]
Following several years of research and development, CineStill have launched one of their most long-awaited products — no, not another film stock — a simplified ECN-2 kit for developing motion picture film in its native chemistry…with a CineStill twist. Say hello to the CineStill Cs2 “Cine Simplified” ECN 2-Bath Kit: In the same vein as […]
There’s some very exciting news coming out of CineStill today in the form of an announcement of new powdered film developing chemistry and manufacturing updates for all new film.
As I’ve noted on social media and this website before