Tag: Film

Can Film Keep Up With Digital? The Results of Push-Developing Kodak Tri-X Four Stops

Digital sensors have come a long way in the past 15 years or so, but even so, pushing a shot four stops is getting close to the limit of file latitude in most situations. So, how well can film hold up when you do the same? The answer is very well. [ Read More ] […]

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Even James Bond Can Mess Up an Action Scene: A Lesson in Film Geography

I think few would dispute that the Daniel Craig reboot of the Bond films saved the franchise, but that doesn’t mean it’s been all perfect filmmaking since. This great video essay examines why even probably the most famous action franchise can mess up action scenes. [ Read More ] Alex Cooke Click Here to Check […]

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5 Ways to Get the Cinematic Film Look Using Your DSLR

When it comes to film-making, a really popular look is the cinematic look. This is something that can be really difficult to perfect especially when you’re first starting out in the industry. Fortunately, Armando Ferreira, a YouTuber and filmmaker has provided some techniques that are relatively easy to implement. The great thing about the techniques […]

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Film Photography: Why You Should Try It Out

So I’m guessing not many of you are using film cameras these days. The few of you who are, good for you! This dying form of photography is still magical to me. I recently got into it again, on the sideline, and I definitely believe it’s helped me as a photographer in general. Captured on […]

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Three Ways to Add Film Grain in Photoshop

Many digital photographers appreciate the look of film, but don’t own the necessary equipment to shoot it, whether that is due to the hassle or the cost. There are many ways to mimic the look in post-production, however, and this great tutorial will show you such methods to do it. [ Read More ] Alex […]

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Photographer finds film in 1929 Zeiss Ikon camera, here are the developed photos

When photography enthusiast Martijn van Oers stumbled upon an original 1929 Zeiss Ikon 520/2 medium-format camera at a second-hand store, he didn’t expect to find an old roll of used film inside. The film, marked only with the word ‘EXPOSÉ,’ was made between the 1940s and 1970s, and the roll didn’t provide any clues about […]

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Blackmagic unveils Audio and KeyKode Reader for the Citadel Film Scanner

Blackmagic Design has taken the wraps off a new Cintel Film Scanner accessory called the Cintel Audio and KeyKode Reader. With this accessory, Cintel Film Scanner users are able to capture both KeyKode data and high-quality audio from film in real-time as it is being scanned. This is made possible thanks in part to ‘deep […]

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