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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…

Pushing and Pulling Film

Pushing Film Pushing film is a term for rating the ISO film speed higher (faster) than the film is designed for. Many films may include an exposure index (EI) rating…

Sunny 16 Rule for Film Photography Without a Light Meter

If you happen to be without a 35mm SLR film camera that has through-the-lens light meter or a handheld light meter, then you may wonder how to manually set the…