Shooting film isn’t vegan-friendly, and Ilford explains why

Apr 25, 2018
Dunja Djudjic

Shooting film isn’t vegan-friendly. If you are a vegan, you might have already been aware of this, as film contains gelatin. But on a special…

Ilford’s crash course teaches you how to develop black and white film

Mar 1, 2018
Dunja Djudjic

Despite all the new, high-end digital cameras, film photography has been regaining popularity in recent years. So, perhaps you’d also like to grab an old…

Use a bulk loader to massively cut the cost of shooting film

Nov 29, 2017
John Aldred

If the cost implications of shooting photography on 35mm film are putting you off, then worry not. The two biggest expenses to shooting film are…

These are the top 10 film stocks that photographers prefer

Jul 17, 2017
Vincent Moschetti

When a new film photographer asks the community which films are the best, all voices tend to agree on Porta, Tri-X, and HP5 but are…

2017 will be the year that film makes its big return

Feb 18, 2017
John Aldred

I just came across a very interesting set of interviews posted on Zorki Photo. In the post, photographer Stephen Dowling talks with the bigwigs at Ilford, Kodak,…

This neat animation shows how a Single Lens Reflex camera works

Feb 10, 2017
John Aldred

Ilford Photo have been popping out some new videos lately. Amongst them is this cool little animation that shows, in simple terms, how a 35mm film…

How to get the best contrast and most detail when developing your own black & white film

Jan 24, 2017
Vincent Moschetti

The World of analog photography keeps surprising me every day a bit more! I recently read about a technique called Stand Development so I have…

This may be the last Cibachrome image ever taken, and it’s a hand built camera

Dec 21, 2016
Dunja Djudjic

Have you ever tried Cibachrome (Ilfochrome) processing? The materials for it are not produced any longer, and I suppose most of us will never get…

Shooting large format on a budget with 4×5 direct positive paper

Nov 7, 2016
John Aldred

There’s little question that getting into film photography can still become rather expensive, especially if you’re going large format. But it doesn’t have to be….

Here are 6 Photography companies who are in the UK

Jun 26, 2016
Udi Tirosh

The ballot is done and U.K. are leaving the EU. Yea Brexit is full on. I am not really sure what will happen to our friends in…