Special Offers & Blog

35mm-vs-medium-format-film-comparison
17
Jan 2017

35mm and Medium Format Film Comparison

The biggest and obvious difference in 35mm and Medium Format is size. With about 4 times the surface of a 35mm film, medium format (which actually comprises a number of possible sizes) can be enlarged significantly without losing quality. Artists...

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rangefinder-vs-slr
15
Jan 2017

Rangefinder vs SLR

Rangefinder and SLR (single-lens reflex) are the two most common types of film cameras. We detail the differences in each camera style with photo examples. ..

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Canonet - fuji200 HANNAH
30
Sep 2016

Why Shoot Film?

To say I was intimidated the first time I put my hands on a film camera would be a generous understatement. I’m not a photographer by any standard. ..

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Slide film vs
22
Sep 2016

Slide Film vs Color Negative Film

In short, slide film produces a positive image on a transparent base, while color negatives the lightest areas of the photographed subject appear darkest and the darkest areas appear lightest. The color negative film is then reversed during scanning. Slide film is commonly referred...

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photography Film storage
30
Aug 2016

Tips for storing photographic film… and it is not always the refrigerator.

Most everyone knows about storing film in the refrigerator, but there's more to know...

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Ektar-100-vs
26
Aug 2016

How does a cheap roll of Fujicolor 200 film compare the professional grade Ektar 100?

We decided to head down to our local beach and compare an inexpensive roll of $3 Fujicolor 200 and the professional grade $7 roll of Ektar 100 film. Both are lower iso color negative film, but Ektar 100 with it’s 36 frames and super fine grain...

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heat-comparison-film-photography
24
Aug 2016

See what effect heat can have on a roll of film.

Side-by-side comparison - you won't believe how heat can affect film...

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old-rolls-of-film
11
Feb 2016

Need to develop an old roll of film? We can help.

“My wife found an undeveloped film roll in a kitchen drawer. She thought the pictures were from her 2003 vacation, but when she got it developed she was amazed to find that they were of her First Communion, 20 years...

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costco-film-developing
3
Feb 2016

Drug and retail stores no longer returning your original film.

For film enthusiasts, a low quality scan is no replacement for negatives. ..

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fb-cards
5
Nov 2014

Order cards and get a free ornament

Your family and friends are printing their Christmas Cards now. We know, we see them in the lab...

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black-white-prints
29
May 2014

Black and White Prints From Digital Files

The Darkroom can now print your digital files on genuine ILFORD Black and White Silver Gelatin Photographic Paper. We believe this is as close as you can get to a traditional B&W darkroom print from a digital file and has...

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26
Feb 2014

15 creative ways to mail your film!

Photography is creative and film photographers are inspired and original. Aside from seeing some truly amazing images, we see some very creative techniques… or at least interesting ways our customers pack their precious little time capsules of film. Below are...

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21
Jun 2013

The Darkroom now offers high resolution superscans!

We now offer three different scan resolution options; Standard, Enhanced and Super...

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