film camera

Pentax half-frame film camera now in prototype stage, release “as soon as possible”

Jan 4, 2024
John Aldred

The Pentax Film Camera Project has been quite an interesting journey to follow. Not least of all because it’s a new film camera being developed…

Single 8mm film resurrected from the dead by open source project

Dec 6, 2023
John Aldred

Single 8mm is the lesser-known cousin of the popular Super 8mm format. It was Japanese company Fujifilm’s answer to Kodak’s Super 8. Fujifilm hasn’t made…

Long Weekend unveils its new camera bag lineup

Nov 8, 2023
Alex Baker

Long Weekend is back with new products for photographers, particularly those who shoot film. This time they are introducing The Camera Line. This new collection…

How to avoid six common mistakes in film photography: A beginner’s guide

Nov 2, 2023
Anson Tang

Hello, film photography explorers! As you embark on your exciting journey into the world of film, it’s essential to be aware of some common mistakes that can trip up even the most enthusiastic beginners. But fear not! We’re here to guide you through these potential pitfalls and provide some handy tips to prevent them. So, let’s get in and turn those potential “oops” moments into successful “ah-ha” ones! You may want to check out this post about how to avoid shooting blank rolls too!

“I’m Back” is back once more with a new digital film canister for 35mm SLRs

Oct 10, 2023
John Aldred

Promises of devices that let you convert your 35mm SLRs and other cameras to digital have been coming ever since DSLRs started to take hold…

Shooting long exposures on film with minimal gear

Oct 4, 2023
Chris Kuhn

With many things in life, simpler is usually better. Not over-complicating a thing can usually return an increased sense of enjoyment. This includes photography. For…

Everything you need to know before you start film photography

Sep 22, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

So, you want to start film photography. I completely understand you: it’s a beautiful process, and the wait before you see the images is incredibly…

DIYP Quiz: So, you think you know film cameras?

Jun 1, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

You guys were pretty good at recognizing digital cameras based only on their backs. And today, we have something for film camera enthusiasts. In this…

Jollylook Pinhole SQUARE DIY pinhole camera kit shoots Instax square film

May 31, 2023
John Aldred

Jollylook’s journey has been quite interesting. From its initial cardboard origins in 2017, we’ve now arrived at its latest release. This time, it’s a square…

How I made a 3D-printed movie camera that uses 35mm film

May 8, 2023
Blaž Semprimožnik

A couple of years ago I have been occasionally shooting 35mm films with point&shoot still cameras while also having the desire to shoot motion picture…