Photo Lab Blog

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Jun 2018

T-MAX P3200 vs Delta 3200 – 35mm Film Format Side by Side Comparisons

By Trevor Lee In Camera Reviews,Photo Lab Blog

Now that Kodak reintroduced their TMAX p3200 35mm film, the question is how does it compare to Ilford Delta 3200? We shot both side-by-side with the same camera/lens combo, same settings at box speed – metering for the shadows. While both are high-speed B&W 35mm film stocks, they do have some noticeable differences: Contrast The...

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19
May 2018

Pushing and Pulling Film

Everything you need to know about Shooting and Developing Pushed or Pulled Film

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Light Metering for Photography
17
May 2018

Light Metering for Photography: How to Get a Good Exposure

Metering is one of the most important aspects of film photography.  A properly exposed photo will yield the best results–but what is good exposure and how do you get it?  It all depends on the film you’re shooting, the light you’re shooting in, and the look you want. There are many types of meters and...

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20
Mar 2018

T-MAX Test – The New “old” Kodak Professional T-MAX P3200 Film

Kodak Alaris  Revives T-MAX P3200, a multi-speed panchromatic black-and-white negative film. This film has a nominal film speed of ISO 800 and the “P” means that it’s designed to be push-processed to EI 3200 or higherP3200. Here are the results of our first test roll of Kodak T-MAX P3200. We were very impressed – this film is...

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7
Mar 2018

Black & White Film Photography Contest!

Black & White Photography - it's complex, yet conveys emotion with ease.  It's like the universal language of photography which is perfect since this contest is open to worldwide submissions.  We want to see black & white film photography that conveys emotion, that moves us, that tells a story like only a black & white photo can...

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27
Jan 2018

First of the roll images – Tip

If you shoot with a manual advance film camera you’ve experienced that the first frame of the roll is usually a partial image. This happens when you take photos prior to your camera hitting zero on the frame counter. These photos are often looked over or forgotten when loading the film. If you advance the...

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19
Jan 2018

Become a Kodak Portra 800 shooter

By Trevor Lee In Camera Reviews,Photo Lab Blog

Are any of you avid Portra 800 shooters? Portra 800 was a great choice for this overcast snowy day in rural Ohio. Just look at those beautiful tones and that lovely grain! We post a lot of Portra 400 & 160 but after seeing these results we definitely plan to shoot more Portra 800. David Fiorito...

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31
Oct 2017

How does the $200 Canon Canonet compare to a $5,000 Leica Rangefinder?

By Trevor Lee In Camera Reviews,Photo Lab Blog

A side by side comparison and photo examples between the Leica M.P. and Canonet QL17 GIII

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Kodak Tri-X 400 vs. Ilford HP5 400 post hero photo
9
Oct 2017

Kodak Tri-X vs. Ilford HP5 – 35mm Film Camparison

Kodak Tri-X 400 vs. Ilford HP5 400 - Which do you prefer?

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Grant Petersen
8
Oct 2017

Photography vs Fauxtography

By tracy mikulec In Lomography,Photo Lab Blog

I’m not a pro working for a newspaper or network with deadlines, so making pictures can be my hobby, and the best part of that is: I can opt for film. Photo essay and article submission by: Grant Petersen -- This is TheDarkroom.com Series on "Why I Shoot Film" Share why you shoot film. Contact us. Pros can’t,...

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