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Learn to Shoot Film: Tips & Tutorials

Beginners Guide to Wet Plate Photography by Lyssa Merritt on Shoot It With Film

Beginner’s Guide to Wet Plate Photography by Lyssa Merritt

Wet plate collodion photography is basically the genesis of portrait photography. It is the process of coating a tin plate or a glass plate in a light sensitive material, and then exposing it in order to create a photograph. It...

Polaroid OneStep 2 vs Fujifilm Instax Wide 300 by Samantha Stortecky on Shoot It With Film

Polaroid OneStep 2 vs Fujifilm Instax Wide 300 by Samantha Stortecky

One of the best parts of shooting film, in my opinion, is the use of instant cameras. There is something awesome and magical about taking a photo with a camera and, within minutes, having a hard copy in your hands...

35mm vs 120: Choosing a Film Format by David Rose

While there are many different film photography cameras and formats out there, for broad strokes purposes in this article, I'll be breaking down some of the differences...

How to Make Cyanotype Prints by James Baturin on Shoot It With Film

How to Make Cyanotype Prints by James Baturin

Having a lot more time at home these days, I decided to explore some of the avenues of analogue photography I hadn’t had time for in the past. One of those avenues was alternative printing processes...

How to Develop Film in Coffee by Jennifer Stamps on Shoot It With Film

Develop B&W Film with Coffee! A Caffenol Developing Tutorial by Jennifer Stamps

Developing film at home is so rewarding. It’s pretty special to be able to shoot, develop, and scan a roll of film in a single day. And one easy way to start developing at home is to actually develop your...

Child Holding the Instax Mini - Photography Activities for Kids with the Instax Mini on Shoot It With Film

4 Fun Photography Activities for Kids with the Instax Mini!

Many of us are in a new time of balancing working from home and home-schooling. And if you're anything like me, you could use some help! We came up with four fun Instax-related activities to introduce kids to the world...

Comparing Different Metering Methods in Film Photography on Shoot It With Film

How Metering and Rating Film Go Hand in Hand by Amy Berge

This article is more of a PSA about rating and metering film methods than a tutorial. But it’s an issue I see lots of people fall victim to (including myself!), so it’s worth addressing and being wary of...

Flowers - Olympus Pen F Half Frame Film Camera Review by Jen Golay on Shoot It With Film

Olympus Pen F Half-Frame Film Camera Review by Jen Golay

When I am in a photography funk, the fastest way for me to become inspired again is to discover a new film camera. Last year for Mother’s Day, I bought myself an Olympus Pen F, a half frame film camera,...

How to Shoot Fuji Pro 400H Film by Samantha Stortecky on Shoot It With Film

How to Shoot Fuji Pro 400H by Samantha Stortecky

Fuji Pro 400H is a highly versatile film that commonly produces soft, neutral, pastel colors. It's classic pastel look and professional grade makes it a favorite for wedding and portrait photographers. This film is very light hungry, and does best...

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...