On wikipedia there is a reference to Polaroid 612 which is ISO 20000. Was there faster film? Was there faster film made for specialized purposes (say military, astronomy etc)?
And why is film much more expensive than paper? Is it the silver content? Production volume? Does is it take more effort to produce larger grain?
I am looking to start shooting film and have been having a look a different 35mm film. What confuses me is film that can be shot at different ISOs/exposure bias. For example Kodak says that Portra 800 ...
For a wedding I was thinking of trying to get some better quality disposable cameras. The highest ISO disposables seem to be 800 colour or 400 B&W (I would like to get a mix of colour and ...
My daughter picked up an old Mansfield Skylark camera at a yard sale. Can anyone recommend a film type/speed and shutter speed for overcast daylight conditions? The shutter speeds are simply 'B' ...
I'm wondering what type of black and white film is best to shoot good-quality outdoor photos that capture the quality of the trees, etc., and still show detail in people's faces. Is there a ...
I have a old LOMO analog film camera with four closures. How should I choose film for my camera? What ISO should I select? Is there anything else I have to be aware of when choosing film for this ...
ISO 125 or ISO 400 film: which should I use for studio shots? By the way, I am planning to shoot in black and white.