One of the primary lures of film photography over digital is the scope for experimentation. The physical, chemical nature of the film process means you don’t really need any kind of technical skill or special equipment to modify, dismantle, and rearrange camera parts to make your own unique image-making Frankenstein’s monster.
Traveling and flying with film can be stressful, but it really doesn’t have to be. I’ve been all over the world with my film and cameras and have learned a few things over the years. Here are some of my tips for traveling and flying on airplanes with film…
Say what you will about wedding photography, but few other gigs will allow you to party with beautiful people without having to know a single dance move. My wife and I are freelance wedding photographers. She shoots digital and I shoot on b&w 35mm film. I use vintage, all manual cameras and lenses, and I don’t use flash.
I am the proud owner of two point and shoot film cameras, an Olympus Stylus Epic (also known as the Mju II in Europe) and the Yashica T4 Super. The Yashica T4 Super was a hand-me-down from my father-in-law, and I still can’t believe my luck that he happened to have this sweet camera in his stash (and that he gifted it to me!).
If you’re just starting out with film photography, finding the right film camera can be super overwhelming. With so many options, it’s difficult to know where to start. So we thought we’d make it a little bit easier by rounding up a list of our top five 35mm film cameras for beginners. Ranging from fully manual vintage cameras to point-and-shoots, here are some 35mm film cameras that are easy on the budget, reliable, and full of beginner-friendly features.
I’m always looking for a way to get creative with photography and film, and my newest obsession is close-up filters for my cameras! Close-up filters do exactly what the name implies – they let you get UP CLOSE and personal with your subject!
Hello, everyone! Welcome back! I’m so excited to be here and chatting with you all. Today, we’re going to be talking about one of the questions I get asked the most, how I scan and edit my Polaroid and Instax images.
Ever since starting up with film photography, I’ve explored the experimental aspects of the hobby: film soup, double exposures, home-made cameras, intentional light leaks… It was this desire to experiment that led me to using prisms in photography.