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35mm is a common film format that was popular before the dominance of digital photography

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Help! How can I fix my Canon Sureshot that keeps rewinding?

extremely new to film photography, picked up this camera from a thrift, was working fine (for context I had no film in). I was testing all the features, flash, etc. And it was working perfectly, ...
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Is the film still useable if the back of an analog camera opens while you're still on 0 shots and have just loaded in the film?

I just bought an analog camera 35mm ( see website: https://www.hema.nl/vrije-tijd-kantoor/instax/instax-cameras/analoge-fotocamera-35mm-60390006.html ) and I bought the Kodak Gold 200 iso 36exp 3-PAK ...
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What could be the cause of these lines across the long side of my 35mm film photographs?

This was my first time shooting both film and on a 35mm SLR camera (Pentax K1000). The lens that it came with is a vintage Hanimex HMC 28mm f2.8 and the film is Kodak Gold 200. When receiving the ...
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What 35mm photographic color film from 1984 has "B Y I - 41 6" edge marking at top and "1 1A 1B" frame numbering at the bottom?

While scanning old 35mm film negatives I came across one roll of color film negatives from 1984 of which I cannot determine the type. At the top there's no color edge marking, there's only the ...
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Can I easily and automatically fix contrast and color on a 35mm scan that contains sprocket holes?

I often prefer to scan film including the sprocket holes, especially when the image bleeds over the perforations a little bit, as in this example: The raw results from the scanner are usually very ...
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Contax tvs I: blurry pictures even though focus lock is on

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Is 35mm 1.8 lens suitable for Product, interior photography?

I'm still a beginner, is 35mm lens is suitable for product photography, mostly e-commerce products and hotel room pictures.
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How does Sebastiao Salgado achieve this look?

These photos are from the photo book "Genesis". The area I am curious about is in the dunes. I was having a tough time even coming up with adjectives to describe this photo. It almost looks ...
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The wrong focus in the cold

I took pictures with a "Start" film camera and, accordingly, 35mm. When photographing indoors, everything is fine, but only i take this camera outside in severe frost (below -15 ° C), the ...
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Accidentally wound film the wrong way on basic film camera

this is my first film camera and I followed the instructions to wind the film manually whenever I take a shot. As it was my first few times, I did it the wrong way and turned it anticlockwise. It felt ...
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What ISO should I use on unbranded film?

I bought a bag of unbranded film. It was 60 dollars for 15 rolls so I couldn’t pass up. But obviously I don’t know the exposure or the ISO. Does anyone have a suggestions on the ISO/ASA I should shoot ...
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Olympus Trip 35 - focus problems

I have an olympus trip 35 film camera, and I just had 2 film rolls scanned and developed. Most of the results are blurry or out of focus. The photos that are taken with flash are sharp, and some close-...
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Viable way to adopt ~20mm lens to Olympus Pen F/FT film camera?

I am interested in Olympus Pen F/FT film camera system (APS-C on 35mm film). My largest concern is availability of wide angle lenses. I would like to have something like 28mm in 35mm equivalent, and ...
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Samoca 35 II Film Loading

I recently inherited a Samoca 35 II camera (a small scale-focus camera with a view finder from Japan). It seems to work well mechanically, but I can’t get the film to load and close the back. The ...
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Why are my processed pictures from a 36 exposure roll back to front

I bought a Zenit B camera for £5 from Facebook Marketplace and ran a roll through it. I got the roll developed and printed to 4x6 matte in 1hr at a local print store (think Max Spielman but ...
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35mm Film through airport security [duplicate]

I recently put some 35mm film in my checked luggage bag that I was taking on a trip. Basic Fuji Disposable Camera you can buy at Walmart/Target. I had not used them yet. I’ve been taking a bunch of ...
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Pentax K1000 settings question

I have a Pentax K1000 and 400 film that I’ll be using with it. I wanted to take some photos of my newborn in the hospital and was curious of the recommended settings I should use. Really want these ...
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Have I ruined my film by opening my canon sureshot?

So I accidentally opened up my canon sureshot in dim-ish light. It was a new roll so I had only taken about 3 shots. It’s now showing as S… will it be useless to continue to use the film or can I ...
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Why were some of my 35mm film photos developed blurry?

I am using a Nikon Nikkorrmat FTN camera with 35mm film. Some of the images, once developed, came out fine and some were blurry. Is this down to the developer or my camera. If it is the camera how do ...
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Converting panoramic MF lenses to 35mm equivalents?

This random website I found talks about estimating the 35mm camera equivalent lens sizes for various MF frame sizes (645, 6x6, 6x7, 6x8 and 6x9). But I am interested in shooting panoramic MF with ...
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the photo counter went from 23 to 1 after new batteries, why?

I was halfway done with a roll of film but I needed to put new batteries in and as I did the counter went from 23 back to 1. Is the film ruined? double exposure? counting wrong?
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Why is there a straight line across each 35mm photo (taken with Noblex swing lens panoramic)?

Would love any insight to this line across each photo from a roll of 35mm film taken with my new (used) Noblex Pro Sport. The line appears at the same height on each and every photo, but is brighter/...
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My frame counter tells me I shot 36 exposures on a 24-exposure roll; is the roll exposed or not?

I finished what I thought was a 36 exposure roll of film earlier, but once I got it out of the camera I realised it was only a 24 exposure roll. I am using an old Ricoh XR2 camera which has manual ...
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How does one achieve a low-contrast, somewhat overexposed, soft, hazy, look on film?

I'm new to film photography (~4 months in) and happened to have questions regarding on how to achieve a particular look. I'm not necessarily looking to emulate the look, rather, understand what went ...
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I have a Canon EOS 500N, I want to intentionally create light leaks in some of my frames, how do I do that without ruining the rest of the film?

I am pretty new to film photography and dont have much experience shooting film. I wanted to create light leaks on some of my frames but I dont know what the pre-wind system will do if I close the ...
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The color of an overexposed and developed black and white photo film?

When black and white photo film is completely overexposed and developed, will it be completely black opaque (you can't see light through) or will it be black but not opaque (you can see light through)?...
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What could explain a so short needed exposure time?

During my last printing session, while trying to find the good exposure time for my prints, I faced a weird situation about the needed exposure time. When setting my enlarger opening at ...
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Black and white film prints are foggy - Nikon FM2

I am new to film photography, having adopted my Mum's old Nikon FM2. I've successfully taken photos on this camera recently, but the last roll I received back was totally milky. I don't know if I had ...
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Is it bad to refrigerate opened 35mm canisters?

I was given a lot of film, and most were not in boxes so I opened the canisters to see what everything was. I have been storing the film in my fridge in the canisters. Everything I’ve seen online says ...
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How to remove paper sticker on negatives?

I have a lot of old family negatives from the 80s and 90s that have a strip of paper thoroughly stuck to the top. Why was this done, and is there a safe way to remove it?
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Is the film still useable if the back of the camera opens while you're still on 0 shots and have just loaded in the film?

I have just loaded in a 35mm film to my camera (basic Canon point and shoot) but the back accidentally opened. I haven't taken any pictures yet, is the rest of the film okay because it made that noise ...
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35mm development issues: Only half of film developed correctly

Hello everyone, I am having an issue developing film - I've never seen this problem before and am not sure what is happening (it has been a while since we've done this). The one side of the film ...
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Can i use modern 35mm film with an older 35mm camera?

I’m asking this because I recently got my hands on a Fujifilm Discovery 90 and bought some new Fujicolor ISO 200 Color Negative Film from Walmart to go along with it. I would like to know if its ...
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Why are my film photos blurry?

A photography newb here. I just got my rolls of film developed and a lot of the photos came out blurry/out of focus. I'm quite sad as most of these were from trips. I am shooting on a Fujifilm Tiara ...
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Why was my film back in the canister when it felt like my Canon AE-1 wasn't rolling back the film?

With this particular roll I was able to keep shooting past 36 shots which makes me think something was wrong, and when I tried to roll the film back into the canister as normal I didn’t feel any ...
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Why are my photos so washed out and cloudy?

I recently bought a second hand Nikon Lite Touch zoom 70W camera and just got back my first roll of film (shot on Fujicolour c200) and all of my photos came back super washed out like this… Is this ...
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My film camera’s exposures count went back to 1?

I made a beginner’s mistake I opened the film chamber several times, that might be a thing. I also tried using the remote control on my Konica z-up 80 and I’m not even sure if it took any shots I ...
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Why are my point and shoot photos coming out unfocused and blurry?

I have an Olympus Stylus Zoom 115 DLX camera (point and shoot) and recently got back a roll of film in which nearly every photo was unfocused and blurry. I am not sure why/how this happened. The first ...
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Superzoom cameras and understanding mm range

What is the combination of lenses, that can achieve what a superzoom camera like Nikon P1000 can do (125X zoom)? Let us say a DSLR lens has range like 40mm-320mm. I believe this means 8X zoom. However,...
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What do I do if my film camera doesn't have a setting for the ISO of my film?

I am fairly new to analogue cameras and bought a new 35mm film camera and bought some film to go with it. It's a refurbished 1950s Voigtlander camera. I recently realised that the 35mm roll I bought ...
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How to reset the film to 1 (it is now on 26) even though I’m on my first few films

I’m new to film camera, and currently using a Fujifilm clearshot point & shoot 35mm. When the moment I got my camera, the reading on number of film used is on 20, how can I adjust it to 1?
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How to get rid of number on 35mm film photos?

I recently purchased an Olympus Trip AF 35mm point & shoot. I have tried multiple different types of film and have brought the rolls to my local camera store to get developed. Every time, the ...
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Disposable Camera left in the heat

I ordered disposable cameras, and they left them at my mailbox in 110 degree weather. I picked them up 4 hrs later. They were inside a cardboard box with stuffing so the actual cameras just felt warm. ...
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Film accidentally rewind

My film roll has rewound. I have taken about 28 out of 36 films before i put the camera down for awhile. When i picked it up to use again, my film count has rewound back to 0 and noticed that i have ...
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Is My Entire Roll Ruined?

I'm fairly new to photography on an actual film camera. I went ahead and bought a Kodak Ultra F9. I'm sure this gets asked a lot but on the first roll I had accidentally hit the rewind button and ...
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Epson negatives scan error

I have an Epson V330 scanner, after long time sitting unused I took it to scan a few negatives. First few scans were okay but then strange stripes appeared, sometimes stripes goes all over negative, ...
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The film roll I bought said it was 24 exposures, but the camera let me take 27. If I develop it, will it become a blank roll?

I use a non-disposable 35mm camera like kodak m38, and the film I used is kodak ultramax 400. This is my first time shooting films, I would really appreciate any help given. Thank you.
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How many frames have I lost due to opening my Canon Sure Shot 60?

Recently I purchased a Canon Sure Shot 60. Today, I made a huge mistake by opening the compartment where the film is located by accident. I had already taken 5-6 shots, and as soon as I closed where ...
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How to digitize film on a budget?

Recently I have been shooting and developing some 35mm film. A few days ago I thought of scanning the film but it looked like my canon TR7550 does not support scanning film. The white part of the ...
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Are most (if not all) lenses' focal length described as the 35mm equivalent? [duplicate]

2 thoughts made me ask this question: Different lens looks different on the different-sized sensor and has a different 35mm equivalent Many normal and wide-angle lenses' optical center is not ...
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