Film Photography

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The Best 35mm film Camera (and How to Buy Them!)

Film photography leaves you little to room for editing. The second hand film camera market is in full swing. Think of it as the easiest way to get into full frame photography (or an even larger format) for very little money. But with so many options available where is the best place to start?


35mm Slide Film Guide

In a world where your smartphone can crank out perfectly lit photos at 12 megapixels in cascades of HDR bursts, shooting film might make you feel like a caveman (or cave lady). I totally get it! I’m not one to throw out a good iPhone shot #Instaiphone #instaapple #iOs. Before we roll if you are …

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How to Develop Film at Home

Developing film is easy. In this article, I will show you how you can develop film at home. Specifically, we will develop Kodak Tri-X 400 film using Ilford Ilfosol 3 developer. You should be able to get started with a basic kit for around £70. Enough preamble, here is the process. We have a lot …

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Nikon FM2 Review (with lots of test photos!)

To rekindle my love of photography I set out to explore Broadstairs, UK with a Nikon FM2. Inside you will find a travel video, Broadstairs guide and a review with shots from the Nikon FM2.

A call for help with a personal project.

I found that shooting with the handheld flash was becoming somewhat of a challenge. Some of the photos came back fantastic. While others would come back with parts of the image unexposed. Help me uncover what is causing this issue!

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Why Shoot Film (7 Reasons to Shoot Film)

Shooting film will make you a better photographer. This article outlines Steve Bloom’s tips to becoming a better photographer and how each of them can be achieved by taking up film photography.

Nikon FM2 and Self Developing Film!

I would like to take a few minutes today to welcome a new addition to the family. Her name is Nikky. She is my first Nikon camera. It took a lot of research and time watching ebay auctions till I found the right one for me. But when she arrived yesterday (from Japan) we realised it was worth the wait.

To get technical she is a Nikon FM2n. A fully manual interchangeable lens 35mm SLR camera. Born somewhere between 1984 and 1989, we are about the same age. She has an inbuilt meter that is highly accurate. This is the only electronic component that I look for in a film camera.

One of The Largest Private Camera Collections In The World

Come along and visit one of the largest private camera collections in the world with me. With over 4500 cameras in his collection Colin is spoiled for choice when heading out to take photos. So here are some of the shots I took of his collection and if you like cameras you will love this tour.