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Top 10 Techniques for Better Photos by Jen Golay

Ten years ago, I took one of the last darkroom photography courses offered at a local community college, and it is one of my all-time favorite...

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Six Composition Tips when Shooting Square Format by James Baturin

The square image has grown in popularity with the advent of Instagram, but in the film world square format has been around for a long long time....

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Five Things Always in My Camera Bag when Shooting Film by Samantha Stortecky

Hello friends, I'm back with another fun post! With summer winding down and autumn right around the corner, there are many opportunities...

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Tips for Buying Your First Film Camera by Jen Golay

You’ve mastered your digital camera, and now you’re looking for a new photography challenge. Or you’ve seen all of these...

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What I Wish I Knew Before Moving from Digital to Film by Drew Evans

There’s one question that pops into my inbox just about every week these days: “Should I shoot film?” I’ve been photographing for...

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A Guide to the Film Camera Repair Process and Camera Diagnostics by Ryan Jones

It is April, 2021. The world is irreparably changed by global events far beyond your control. You’ve been stuck at home with your parents...

50mm medium format lens, a 28mm 35mm lens equivalent - Medium Format vs 35mm Lenses Equivalent Focal Lengths on Shoot It With Film

Understanding Medium Format vs 35mm Lenses and Equivalent Focal Lengths by James Baturin

Making the switch from 35mm to medium format film involves a bit of an overhaul in the way you think about lens focal lengths. For me, when suddenly a 50mm...

Night photography on film - Tips for Shooting Film at Night by Sara Johansen on Shoot It With Film

Five Tips for Shooting Film at Night by Sara Johansen

Shooting film at night can be incredibly intimidating, and to be honest, I didn't even think it was possible to do without a tripod. But with these five tips...

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The 3 Film Cameras I Take on Every Trip by Samantha Stortecky

With summer on the horizon, it feels like so many people are leaving their homes to travel and visit new places. And I don’t know about you...

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4 Tips For Creating Interesting Portraits by John Adams III

Making a portrait is relatively easy to do and anything can generally be considered a portrait. However, photographing a portrait that’s creative and interesting...