Film Photography Part 1: 35mm film and film cameras

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19 Responses to Film Photography Part 1: 35mm film and film cameras

  1. Daniel Duarte says:

    My only qualms with this video, 35mm isn’t an intro to film… maybe if you
    had just had that beat up SLR but when you bust out the 2400 dollar Zeiss
    rig it becomes a moot point. An RB67 can be had for like 280 bucks and
    while the size sucks (physically) the 67 neg is beautiful and cheaper to
    buy and process.

  2. C Bass says:

    Everyone needs to keep film alive. It’s the true photographic medium and I
    believe that you can’t really be a serious photographer unless you own or
    have at least owned and shot a film camera.
    Forget digital, forget computers and forget post processing, learn
    photography and do everything in camera. It’s much more enjoyable and far
    more rewarding. I’d recommend a Nikon FM2n.

  3. Christian Calzada says:

    nice usefull info

  4. ShaneyElderberry says:

    If you use wide angle lenses often, the Voigtländer Bessa R4M may interest
    you. The viewfinder is just about as good as it gets for wide angle
    rangefinder work.

  5. Mark Dymek says:

    also any pro wants to develop film themselves.

  6. Eugen Mezei says:

    Why should they? Should a carpenter go out in the wood and chop his timber?
    Should he dehidrate it, cut it to planks, etc? No, that are different
    professions. In fact a lot of professional photographers did not develop
    their film and did not make their prints themselves. Btw, the tehnician
    making your X-ray is also a pro. You don’t want he puts your medical
    diagnosis too, do you?

  7. ShaneyElderberry says:

    Plenty of notable photographers have sent their work to professional,
    veteran film processing labs with fantastic results. I’d rather have a
    person with 35+ years of E6 development skill working with my film. The
    same goes with B&W negatives: Often for the same price, you can request
    exactly what you want at legitimate labs. Also, with digital files you can
    establish your favorite professional printer’s color settings and ask than
    they be honored during your order’s printing session

  8. Richard Taylor says:

    HAHAHAHAHA Leica perhaps the iconic name in 35mm photography, used globally
    with a phenomenal reputation, but you say they’re garbage. HAHAHA

  9. Mark Dymek says:

    any pro photographer wants to see through the lens. rangefinders are
    basically garbage.

  10. Seon Nanton says:

    Hey I say that you have the zeiss ikon zm now I like the rangefinder
    cameras but the leica M7 is way to rich for my blood but an m6 with a
    voigtlander may come in around the same as the price of a kit from zeiss ..
    the thing that I have read is the zm has a better viewfinder and faster
    loading but the leica has better build quality .. i dont know which one to
    go for zm or m6

  11. xxnelonnanx says:

    What rangefinder was is that?

  12. Eric GreauxPhotography says:

    Great video. I really enjoyed it. I’ve been using film again since around
    2007. Please check out my blog I would like you
    to post some of your views about film photography. Thanks!

  13. Bonersoup183 says:

    Great videos

  14. Eugen Mezei says:

    So HCB was no pro? I think he got his income from photography, that would
    make him a pro.

  15. madaraszviktor says:

    Go for the m6 if you can ….Leicas like a lifetime investments into quality

  16. sensesfan2010 says:

    If youre just gonna scan the negatives, its really cheap, easy and pretty
    quick to develop your own negatives.

  17. Eugen Mezei says:

    Following your statement you control your own skill. If I can pay somebody
    who has more elaborate skills than mine than I prefer to control his skills
    for better final results. In fact lots of professional photographers act
    exactly as this and exactly for this reason.

  18. FLuXGriZzly says:

    Film is great in the sense that it makes you slow down, think and compose
    your shot to perfection before you take the picture. Rather than, with a
    digital camera just snapping away and not really thinking. However, this
    has it’s drawbacks. I often compose my shot before winding the film (to
    prevent me from accidently clicking shutter and wasting film), and due to
    this i often miss split second moments where there is a perfect shot.
    Digital has an advantage in this aspect.It’s a matter of opinion

  19. Zkey Marasigan says:

    @MarkTupper1959- Sounds like you know funny kid..

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