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Film Preview: Frankenstein 200 BW Film

Film Preview: Frankenstein 200 BW Film

Since it’s October, you can make every day Halloween with Frankenstein film from the Film Photography Project! It’s available in 35mm-36 DX-coded cassettes ($10.99) or medium format in 120 ($10.99) and 620 rolls ($12.99.)

Film Friday: My New (old) Canon AE-1

Film Friday: My New (old) Canon AE-1

decided to get an EOS-1 film SLR. After looking around, I changed direction and decided to get a camera I always wanted—the legendary Canon F-1. In my searches I found two kinds of F-1’s: cheap junk and expensive pristine models, especially the Lake Placid version that I always wanted since that was the closest I got to photographing the Winter Games. (It’s a long, sad story.) So I started looking for AE1’s and found one in Osaka, Japan.

A Few Exposure Tips for Digital Infrared

A Few Exposure Tips for Digital Infrared

When learning to see infrared imaging possibilities, the first thing I would suggest you do is forget everything you know about photography with visible light. That’s because when it comes to shooting infrared images everything you know about light is wrong.

Making Noise and Grain Work for You

Making Noise and Grain Work for You

Like most photographers I love to  to tinker with my images. If there’s too much grain in a photograph, I’ll use all kinds of digital software to eliminate it. For some time, Dfine is my favorite noise removal tool.

How to Cope with CEV Syndrome

How to Cope with CEV Syndrome

Back when everybody shot film, photo labs would often receive a roll of 36-exposure film from customers for processing and when the prints rolled off their FujiFilm Frontier it would contain photographs made during Christmas, Easter and Vacation—all on the same roll. It happened so often that it eventually got a name: CEV Syndrome.  Whether you shoot film or digital, don’t let that happen to you.