Category: How To/Tips

Apr 13, 2019
6 min read

How To Shoot Kodak Aerochrome Infrared Film

Today we’re shooting Kodak Aerochrome! It's not every day that I get the opportunity to shoot such a special film so let's give a proper introduction and see how it should be handled. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLJO

Nov 3, 2018
5 min read

See Through the Mamiya 7 with 65mm Lens

The Mamiya 7 is probably one of the most wanted medium format and I'm sure that lots of you are curious about how it feels like to shoot with this wonderful rangefinder. For those of you who aren't familiar with this camera yet,

Jun 9, 2018
6 min read

Shooting With a Scratched Lens Rear Element

If like me, you have been wondering how a scratch on the back element of a lens would affect an image, you came to the right place! This article was not on my to do list but I figured that we could all benefit from my mis

Feb 14, 2018
5 min read

How to Develop Washi Film V

Washi Film V is probably the most special film announced in 2017 and I've had the privilege to be present when Lomig, the founder of Washi Film, introduced it at the Salon de la Photo in Paris last year. Since then I have always

Feb 9, 2018
5 min read

Portra 400: I Was Doing It Wrong

For this new episode, I went for a hike and explored the Cinque Terre with a Rolleiflex and two rolls of Kodak Portra: 160 and 400. The idea was to do to some sort of comparison between those two with the secret hope of finally h

Jan 15, 2018
3 min read

Pushing Kodak Tri-X 400 to 6400

Today we are developing a roll of Kodak TX400 shot at 6400 ISO. I've been wanting to try this little experience for a while now. Some films are known for handling push processing very well and Kodak TX400 is one of them. Lots

Sep 26, 2017
2 min read

See the World Through the Hasselblad Xpan

The Xpan is getting more and more popular and you guys seems to like a lot this camera so I thought of bringing you along on a journey and discover the world from inside the Xpan's viewfinder. Jordan from @cameraplex had

Jul 30, 2017
8 min read

TOP 3 Film Photographers Mistakes

Patience is not one of my many virtues and practice as always been my favorite over theory. Instead of taking the time to learn the essentials before starting, I usually go head down into it and comes what may! This behaviour has

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Jul 13, 2017
7 min read

TOP 10 Best 35mm Films To Buy

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 these the most favourite? In this article, we are going to look at the top 10 films photographers

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May 29, 2017
4 min read

Comparing 4 B&W Film Development Techniques

Since I've started to develop Black & White film myself, I haven't been experiencing much with developers and techniques but that's changing today! We are going to look at how a developer, dilution and developing time can

May 24, 2017
6 min read

Things you should know before Buying A Leica M or Rangefinder

Today I want to share with you my thoughts on the Leica M and more generally the Rangefinder system. When I sold all my digital equipment to make a permanent switch to analog camera I went for a Rangefinder camera. The obvious ch

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May 21, 2017
10 min read

How to Develop Slide Film with Tetenal Colortec E6 Kit

Today and for the first time on One Year With Film Only, we have a guest author : Sina Farhat! He loves to play with expired slide films and has a lot to share with us about how to develop E6 film at home Using The Tetenal Co

Apr 18, 2017
7 min read

How to Scan Film Negatives – Colour + B&W

Today, for most film photographers, scanning film has often replaced the darkroom or printing process. While it's certainly not the most interesting part in the life of a film photographer, most of us want to share our analog gem

Apr 18, 2017
10 min read

5 Best Film Scanners Under 200$

Scanning film at home is probably the least attractive part of shooting with analog cameras but that doesn't mean you should neglect this stage. Nowadays, we all want to share our analog images online and the only way to do that

Apr 1, 2017
8 min read

How to Develop Black & White Film

There are as many techniques to develop black & white film than there are photographers. Today I'm showing you how I process my BW film at home: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNKiAFkdHF0 Today I'm going to show how

Mar 23, 2017
5 min read

Film Soup! Cook Your Roll Like a Chef

Today We Are Making Film Soup! For those of you who've never heard of Film Soup before, don't worry, it has nothing to do with the soup from your childhood nightmares! It's basically a technique were you voluntary damage a fil

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Mar 16, 2017
5 min read

Pushing & Developing Colour Film

I finally did it! After sitting in my fridge for a few months, I managed to developed myself a roll of CineStill 800 pushed two stops at 3200 ISO and the results look great! It was intimidating at first but I was being overly

Mar 14, 2017
4 min read

How to Develop Film With Beer

It's Saint Patrick's Day, you ran out of B&W developer, all stores are closed down and the only thing you can find is beer. Nothing worse could happen but don't worry we have THE solution to develop your roll of film. Y

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Mar 12, 2017
5 min read

Develop Colour Film with Tetenal Colortec C-41 kit

Today we are developing colour film. It’s a first time for me but I’m sure it will be alright! It's something I've been wanting to do for a long time but I was afraid of messing up as it requires more care and precision th

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Mar 10, 2017
4 min read

Creative Double Exposure With a FREE Accessory

Among vodka, caviar and other wonderful creations of nature, Russia has also a lot to offer to photographers in the chase of extreme sensations! At the time of Soviet Union, there were a lot of cameras manufactured there. LOMO

Feb 21, 2017
4 min read

How to get sharp, crisp, B&W photos on film

If you want sharp black and white images with fine grain, then you are on the right page my friend! I'm a bit of a freak in terms of image quality and I love very detailed photos. That's why I've been searching for a good comb

Feb 1, 2017
5 min read

Edit Your Colour Film in Photoshop Like a Pro

Scanning colour negative is without a doubt the most irritating part of the film photograhy workflow. Since I started to shoot with film, it has been the source of great frustration, especially in terms of colour rendition. E

Jan 29, 2017
10 min read

Beginner’s Guide to Film Photography

Film photography is definitely coming back and many photographers are now stepping away from digital to reconnect with the origins of this art. On top of a strong community support, we have seen recently that Kodak decided to bri

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Jan 25, 2017
6 min read

Stand Development Tutorial Ilfotec DD-X & Kodak TX400

After a first successful experience with stand development, I couldn't resist the urge to try this technique with another film. The lucky guy today is the reliable Kodak Tri-X 400! In case you are not familiar with Tri-X yet,

Jan 16, 2017
6 min read

Stand Development Tutorial Ilfotec DD-X & Fomapan 400

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 decided to try it myself. For those of who never heard of it before, let me explain yo

Jan 5, 2017
11 min read

6 Reasons Why You Should Pick A Film Camera!

For those of you who are new to this blog, I have been into analog photography for only six months. After a few years spent with digital cameras, I came to film a bit by accident. I slowly lost interest into photography so it was

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