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Category Archives: Film Exposure

Using the Aperture and Shutter Speed to Achieve Quality Film Exposure

Guide to Photography – Film Exposure Exposure in film photography is defined as the quantity of light that is allowed through the camera lens and onto the photo film controlled…

How to Solve Common Exposure Problems

In film photography, there may be nothing more disappointing than shooting an entire roll of film, spending the time to develop it, and then realizing that the images didn’t turn…

Exposure Index (EI) Film Speed

The exposure index (EI) of a film speed is the rating of a particular film that varies from the recommended ISO film speed. For instance, 100 film speed may actually…

How Film Speed Affects Exposure and Grain of your Film Photography

ISO Film Speed Photography Guide and Techniques Film speed is the major marker between differences in photography film types. Speed will work along side the aperture and shutter speed of…

When to Use Different ISO Film Speeds

ISO film speeds are an important part of film photography as each film speed is used for different scenarios and lighting conditions. The first and most important piece to understand…

Why Your Light Meter Lies

While light meters can be a great tool for assessing exposure readings, it should also be known that light meters are flawed. Reflected light meters are calibrated to ensure an…

Expose Film Multiple Times to Layer Images

Multiple exposure is exactly what the name suggests, exposing film more than once to form multiple images in a frame. This will create superimposed images that can create ghostly effects…