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Category Archives: Film Types

What Is the Best Film to Use?

Most beginner’s to film photography have the same question when starting – “what film should I use?” If you poll any number of film photographers you will receive varied answers…

The Last Roll of Kodachrome

In 2009, Kodak announced that production of it’s Kodachrome film (a color slide film develped with the now defunct K-14 process) would cease. Famed photographer Steve McCurry, who often used…

color-film

Color Print Film for 35mm and Medium Format Film Photography

Color negative film, or color print film, for 35mm film cameras and medium format cameras is still universally used and is most commonly processed using Kodak‚Äôs C-41 processing techniques. As…

35mm-film

35mm Film

Since the 1960s, 35mm film has been the most popular film size. While the quality of 35mm film cannot match that of larger film sizes, the ease of use and…

Paper Negatives

Photographic paper is typically used by exposing light to it through a piece of film. The image from the negative film is enlarged, exposes the paper, and creates a positive…

35mm, Medium Format, and Large Format Film Photography

Whether you’re starting with 35mm film cameras, medium format cameras, or large format cameras, the various film sizes can be found in color print film, black and white film, and…

Slide Film vs Color Print Film and Negative Film

For color film photography, beginner photographers will often wonder about whether to use reversal (slide) film or negative film for 35mm film cameras. Both films will produce color photographs, but…