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Learn to Shoot Film: Tips & Tutorials

How to Shoot Long Exposures on the Holga 120N by James Baturin on Shoot It With Film

Long Exposures on the Holga 120N by James Baturin

If you’ve ever used a Holga, you know that you don’t expect to get “good” photographs out of it, at least by a certain very technical definition of the word good. To some, this might be cause to shy away...

Pentax 67 Lens Flare: How to create the perfect lens flare on the Pentax 67 by David Rose on Shoot It With Film

Pentax 67 Lens Flare: How to Master the In-Camera Lens Flare on the Pentax 67 by David Rose

One of my favorite camera and lens systems of all time is the legendary Pentax 67 plus the SMC 105mm F2.4 lens combo. Not only is this a great medium format setup for all types of shooting, but the glass...

5 Tips to Get Out of a Creative Rut by Jennifer Stamps on Shoot It With Film

5 Tips to Get Out of a Creative Rut by Jennifer Stamps

As creatives, we attach so much of ourselves to our art. Whether you’re a graphic designer, painter, writer, or photographer - being creative takes energy. Creativity isn’t something we can use up. In fact, I believe that the more we...

Shooting Film on a Budget: Tips for Film Photographers to Save Money by Kathleen Frank on Shoot It With Film

Shooting Film on a Budget: Money-Saving Tips for Film Photographers

Shooting film is not always the most budget friendly hobby. The cost of buying and developing film adds up, and balancing that with the excitement of wanting to shoot more film is a struggle for so many photographers. But... there...

Comparing Kodak Tri-X, Kodak TMax, and Ilford HP5 Black and White Film Stocks on Shoot It With Film

B&W Film Stock Comparisons: Kodak Tri-X vs Ilford HP5 vs Kodak TMax by Amy Berge

It’s no secret I love black and white photography. When I was in high school photography class, it’s all we shot, developed, and enlarged. There’s something so pure about it; all distraction is stripped away and you’re left with light...

5 Reasons to Shoot Film by Samantha Stortecky on Shoot It With Film

5 Reasons to Try Shooting Film by Samantha Stortecky

I don’t think it comes as any surprise that I have a deep love for film. When I started my journey into photography way back during my high school days, I started with film, and still, to this day, film...

Ilford Ortho Plus 80 Film Review by James Baturin on Shoot It With Film

Ilford Ortho Plus 80 Film Stock Review by James Baturin

As a film photographer, there might be nothing more exciting than hearing of the release of a new film stock. Of course it means a new film to try, but in a digital world where the relevance of film is...

How to Choose a Color Film by David Rose on Shoot It With Film

Our Top Ten Film Photography Tutorials of 2019

As we wrap up 2019 and set our sights on 2020, we wanted to take a minute and share some of our most popular film photography tutorials from the past year...

Olympus OM-1 35mm Film Camera Review on Shoot It With Film

Olympus OM-1 35mm Film Camera Review by Jennifer Stamps

The Olympus OM-1…what a dream this camera is to shoot with. I bought this camera at the beginning of 2018. I was looking for a 35mm camera that was a good travel companion – it basically needed to be compact...

7 Awesome Film Soup Recipes to Try on Shoot It With Film - Ruby Robida

7 Awesome Film Soup Recipes to Try on Your Next Roll of Film

We rounded up some amazing film photographers to share their favorite film soup recipes and tips! If you're looking for a little creative boost to your film photography, film soup might be just the thing. It's an experimental film photography...