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Learn to Shoot Film: Tips & Tutorials

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...

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...