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Category Archives: Using the Camera

Film ISO Was Not Set Correctly in the Camera

A common issue with beginner film photography is forgetting to correctly set the film speed after loading in a new roll of film. If you find yourself making this common…

How to Videos

How to Load 35mm Film How to Unload 35mm Film How to Load 35mm Film onto Film Reels for Development

Photography Guide to Camera Functions

Film Camera Functions While there are many key functions to a film camera, the most important are the aperture and shutter speed settings for a proper exposure. Follow the links…

How To Unload 35mm Film

  1. Locate a small button on the bottom of the camera. This button releases the film take-up reel and allows you to rewind the 35mm film. If you do…

Self-Timer

A self-timer can be a very useful tool for your film camera. The self-timer, when set, will provide anywhere from about 5 seconds to 10 seconds of time between the…

Shutter Speed Priority in Film Photography

Modern day film cameras may have a setting on the shutter speed dial labeled ‘S’ for shutter priority. In typical film photography, the user is required to set both the…

ttl-metering

Light Meter for Film Photography

Through-the-Lens Light Metering When you look through the viewfinder of a 35mm film camera with a through-the-lens (TTL) light meter, you will see the meter to the side or bottom…