A lot of us analog film photographers love to shoot film but new film stocks can be pricey. A 100ft roll (30meters) of fresh Tmax is about $80 US these days. Deals can be had on “vintage” (expired) film but many purists will disregard this as results are inconsistent and sometimes just awful. I teach on the side and I am always looking to save student monies but give them a positive experience so there is no discouragement.
Need a laugh break? Take a look at the latest installment form DigitalRev. This time, the team is poking a little fun at film photographers by spouting off some of the (ahem) more self-righteous things that tend to come out of film enthusiast’s mouths. Of course, it’s all in good humor, but the look Kai gets while condescendingly mentioning how easy it is to take a photos with a digital in close earshot of a DSLR sporting photographer (2:39) is kinda priceless.[Read More…]