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The World’s Largest Tintypes, Created with Room-Sized Cameras

A while back we shared the world’s smallest tintypes, created with a tiny modified camera. Now here’s a look at the opposite end of the spectrum: the …

Flea Markets

Ultra Large Format: The Building an 11x14 Camera

<i>All images by Pali Kalsi. Used with permission.</i><p>“For as long as I can remember, I have been fascinated with photography. I can recall early memories …

SP-445: compact 4x5 film processing system.

SP-445 Film system<p>We were frustrated by the lack of an easy to use, affordable film processing system for large format sheet film. After several …

Introduction To Large Format Photography

Since we’ve already covered medium format, now it’s time to introduce you to the revered large format photography. This is like a different level of …

5 Medium Format Film Cameras You Can Buy Right Now For Under $250

<b>KIEV 60:</b><p>The Kiev 60 is a medium format SLR, manufactured by the Kiev Arsenal in Ukraine during the 80s and 90s. Personally, I have a Kiev 88 (a bit …

The Intrepid Camera Company

How I Turned a Caravan Into a Mobile Darkroom for Wet Plate Photos

Having failed woodworking at school, probably the worst thing I could have done is venture into the world of wet plate photography.<p>Back in 2012, I …

The Power of Split Grade Printing and Post Flashing

<i>Some readers who frequent the Film and Darkroom Users' Group (FADU) may have seen this article on split grade printing by photographer Les McLean. If</i> …

Simple Alchemy

My working supply of Beutler film developer, along with some of the supplies I use to mix it up. I made up the commercialesque labels for fun, …

Wet Plate Collodion and the Joys of Being a Beginner

In my research to come up with ideas for blog posts, I watch a lot of videos. A few months ago I came across a few videos about the wet plate …

10 Simple Tips to Improve your Landscape Photography

<i>Check out all of our other how-to guides here.</i><p>Every and each photographer has probably done landscape photography at least once in their careers as …

A Guide to the Hasselblad System

When it comes to photography, Hasselblad is one of those legendary names students hear about during history lessons. The name is considered …

Cameras

A Medium Format Shooter’s Photographic Process

Photographer Andrew Jamieson was recently asked to give a presentation at work on his medium format film photography process. Instead of sharing a …

How to Handle Darkroom Chemicals

With film photography, your work doesn’t end at snapping a picture; the development phase is half the process – and half the fun. A lot can go awry …

Manufacturers Talk about the State of the Film Photography Industry

Film–the mention of it either makes photographers gawk at it due to antiquation or makes them become stirred with butterflies in the stomach. The use …

The Five Greatest M-Mount Film Cameras of All Time

Picture “Leica M3” by Rama via Wikimedia Commons<p>Leica M-mount rangefinder film cameras have always held a special place in photo history. For one, …

InstantFlex TL70 is a Rolleiflex Twin-Lens Reflex Clone for Instax Instant Photos

If you’re a fan of both retro cameras and instant photos, you may be delighted to learn of a new camera called the InstantFlex TL70. It’s designed to …

5 Photographic Films Every Photographer Needs to Try

Every single photographer should try to shoot with film consistently at least for a month. Why? Because film makes a photographer pay more attention …

The Real Resolution of Film vs. Digital

<b>What Is Resolution?</b><p>Ok, so most people equate resolution to the number of Megapixels, especially when comparing digital camera qualities, but this is …

Developing your own film - a how to guide

<b>Developing your own film – a how to guide</b><br>New JCH guest contributor Nam Tran has been kind enough to share with us his technique for home developing …

Is this the end for Rolleiflex?

<b>Is this the end for Rolleiflex?</b><br>Could this be the end of the road for Rolleiflex cameras? Well, quite possibly judging by the insolvency auction the …

Ilford Photo Announces New Photographic Papers

UK-based Ilford Photo has announced a new range of variable-contrast Baryta Fibre Base papers, a completely new and improved Multigrade FB and a new …

Imaging

25 Landscape Photography Tutorials - Digital Photography School

<i>Pick up a copy of our Guide to Landscape Photography for a great resource to learn more on this topic.</i><p>One of the most popular topics here on Digital …