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Learn to Shoot Film: Tips & Tutorials

Fujifilm Acros vs Acros II by James Baturin on Shoot It With Film Featured Image

Fujifilm Acros vs Acros II Film Stock Comparison by James Baturin

In October of 2018, the film world mourned the loss of a beloved film stock as Fujifilm discontinued Acros 100. It was one of my favorite black and white films to shoot with, and perhaps my favorite of the slow...

Beach - Lomography Potsdam Kino 100 Film Review by Jennifer Stamps on Shoot It With Film

Lomography Potsdam Kino 100 Black and White Film Review by Jennifer Stamps

Lomography films…I have such a soft spot for them. I fell in love with analog photography using a Lomography Diana and Lomography film, so it’s no surprise that I keep going back to toy cameras and their films...

Floral macro film photography with a close-up filter - Floral Macro Photography on a Budget by Jen Golay on Shoot It With Film

Floral Macro Photography on a Budget – No Macro Lens Needed! by Jen Golay

It’s finally spring! That means the birds are building nests, the sun is shining, and the flowers are beginning to bloom. One of my favorite things to photograph has always been the flowers in my garden...

Ocean Silhouette on Film - Developing Film FAQs by Amy Berge on Shoot It With Film

FAQs: Developing Your Own Film! by Amy Berge

At the time I’m writing this article, we, and much of the world, are quartered in our homes. Some of us are looking for things to do with our time (like developing your own film!) and some of us are...

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...