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How You Can Take Color Photos on Black and White Film

How You Can Take Color Photos on Black and White Film

Black and white film is, well, black and white. But using the same principles that a digital sensor uses, you can create color images from black and white film, and this fun tutorial will show you how it is done.

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Most Over and Under Rated Film Cameras in 2020

Most Over and Under Rated Film Cameras in 2020

In a world of hundreds of film cameras to choose from, there is a continuum of value for cameras. In this article I list out cameras ranging from most overrated to most underrated.

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How Your Photographic Instincts Are More Important Than Technology

How Your Photographic Instincts Are More Important Than Technology

One of the most used cards in our newfound world of quarantine Bingo is the “clean out the garage” card. After doing my third round of this particular task yesterday afternoon, I found something new.

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I Wondered Why I Couldn’t Find a Review of the Intrepid MK4, Now I Know Why

I Wondered Why I Couldn’t Find a Review of the Intrepid MK4, Now I Know Why

For months and months I was looking into buying a large format camera and really thought the Intrepid MK4 was the best option. I looked all over for a review on the camera without any luck. It’s starting to become clear why.

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Inventive Co-founder Highlighted in Short Documentary on the Rise and Fall of Polaroid

Inventive Co-founder Highlighted in Short Documentary on the Rise and Fall of Polaroid

The topic of the video is one of the most ground-breaking, disruptive, and commercially successful consumer technology products of the mid-twentieth century. Get a look into the Polaroid backstory, the rise and fall of the company, and the life and career of its co-founder.

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Film Photography Is at a Crossroads Headed for Extinction: What It Would Take to Turn It Around and Why It Won’t Happen

Film Photography Is at a Crossroads Headed for Extinction: What It Would Take to Turn It Around and Why It Won’t Happen

The writing is on the wall for film photography. It is a zero-sum game with only one end result – the extinction of film photography. Perhaps something will happen to change that but I doubt it.

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Instant Film Is More Meaningful Than Digital Photography

Instant Film Is More Meaningful Than Digital Photography

I recently picked up a Mint RF70, a fully manual camera designed to accept Fuji’s Instax Wide film. After capturing a few images with it over the past few days, I’m reminded of why I love instant film so much. Yes, it’s magical watching a print develop right in front of you, but that has nothing to do with why instant film is so exceptional.

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Testing the Dynamic Range Limits for Medium Format Film: Kodak Ektachrome E100

Testing the Dynamic Range Limits for Medium Format Film: Kodak Ektachrome E100

Current digital medium format cameras offer some of the best in image quality. One of the big advantages that these large sensor cameras have is dynamic range. Most currently medium format cameras offer around 15 stops worth of dynamic range when shooting raw. How does medium format film compare to that?

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The Film Camera to End All Film Cameras: A Long-Term Review of the Nikon F2

The Film Camera to End All Film Cameras: A Long-Term Review of the Nikon F2

Whether you already have a 35mm film camera or are looking to get one, the Nikon F2 is about as good as an SLR camera can possibly be.

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