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What makes a camera a digital camera, and what other types are there?

What constitutes a digital camera? What properties does it need to be classified as a digital camera? I tried finding out if there are other types of cameras except digital cameras. I could only find ...
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Has anyone tried developing Washi S film (B&W ISO50 ) with Ilfosol 3 developer (Ilford product)?

I am new here. I would like advice about how to develop Washi S film at ISO50 using Ilfosol 3. I cannot find this combination anywhere. In the film datasheet it is only reported with Ilfotec lc29 1:20 ...
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Recreate vintage 70s-90s photo with new DSRL

I ask for your advise in recreating those 70s-90s photographs like this picture I took from a printing whose author is Elizaveta Porodina (2023). What is the technique used to create such a picture, ...
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Selecting lens filters based on ICC or DCP profiles

I have a shoebox full of very old 120 film and I'm experimenting around with it. I want to try to compensate the color shift with lens filters and see what the result is. I have made a few shots of a ...
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Color film developing issues

There's no problem with my camera, however when I try to develop color film, my negatives are consistently very dark. I am using CineStill and following the instructions exactly, to include push times ...
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Testing out an old camera - why have the scans come out like this?

Found an old Goldeck medium format camera which I tested with a couple of rolls of film. Nearly all of the scans have come out this way even using different focus lengths. The last shot of the second ...
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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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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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Ricoh Autohalf - Can i change the ISO setting half-way through a film? [duplicate]

I owned a second hand Ricoh Autohalf, I'm new to film camera and before this I washed a few roll of my films without knowing that my camera ISO setting should set according the the film ISO. It all ...
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Konica FS-1 Film Rewind Mechanism Not Working

I recently bought a Konica FS-1 and took a test roll of shots to make sure everything was working. Everything was fine until I rewound the film. I pressed the film rewind button in and then manually ...
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Distinction between X-ray damage and improper handling during development

I finished processing a roll of Fomapan 100 (using df96) and found some of the frames had vertical stripes (perpendicular to the film's moving direction in the camera): (The scan was done using the ...
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Old film developed and very bitty... can this be fixed?

I found a film from my wedding 12 yrs ago after having a clear out, I got it developed as was desperate to see what was on it as I only lost my husband a month ago... Some photos aren't too bad, ones ...
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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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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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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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Camera light leak or processing issue?

After leaving it in the cupboard for a while, I just shot 2 rolls of B&W 120 film on my Holga and had them processed and scanned by a local lab. I expected that I wouldn't get perfect images out ...
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Film counter says wrong number

I’ve just loaded my film and the film counter says 15 although I haven’t taken any photos yet? Have I loaded it wrong/will this ruin my roll?
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konica hexar upgrade

I found this lovely old konica hexar in a drawer. It's already a pretty cool camera, but I found out it can be even cooler. The later versions have some extra features and konica used to offer a ...
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How far will my film counter read?

Camera: Yashica Electro 35cc Do film counters have a hard stop or will it just circle back to S or 1? I'm afraid that my film counter will have a hard-stop somewhere after "36". I was ...
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One transparent negative when developing 2 rolls at once

I am having trouble developing my rolls of film. I have had two casualties today. The first time I developed 3 rolls at once with one liter of solution, consisting of 250mL of Kodak D-76 to 750mL ...
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Developing Old B&W Film [duplicate]

I have 10 roles of exposed b&w film (Kodak Plus-X (ISO 125) and Kodak Tri-X/Ilford XP1/HP5 (ISO 400) from the late-1970's/early 1980's which have been stored in a cool, dry basement. Is there a ...
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Where can I buy photographic film in Prague, CZ?

I'm currently in Prague and, like every self respecting film photographer out there, I forgot to pack my rolls of film. Is there anywhere I can purchase BW film (135 and 120) in Prague? I'm looking ...
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What are the relative pros and cons of a Pentax K1000 or Nikon F for getting into film photography?

I want to get into film photography and go back to the roots to really learn about the techniques. Would you guys recommend the Pentax K1000 or the Nikon F, and why?
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Films and x-ray scanning in airports [duplicate]

What can I possible do, when travelling using airports and carrying films in my hand baggage. I am going to Berlin and I want to carry 2 films one Portra 160ASA and one Kodak TMAX 400ASA. What could I ...
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Affordable Medium Format SLR? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Affordable Entry Level Medium Format Affordable medium format film SLR?
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Why doesn't film advance stop knob stop after the next frame?

I bought an old 35mm film camera online. I loaded the film, turned the knob that advanced the film. Looking at the dial on top, as I turned the knob, it turned past one, went to two, went to three, ...
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What is wrong with my camera?

before I got my light leak in my XA2 fixed, this is the result of flash at night: then fixed in photoshop This was self developed, pushed to 800. After I got my light leak fixed, I shot some 400 ...
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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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What camera should I buy as a first year animation student? [closed]

I am a first year animation student and my question isn’t very specific but I just need some advice on buying a camera as I want to make the right decision. First of all, I’m a beginner in ...
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Are HDR movies in cinemas displayed in linear colorspace? [closed]

It seems to me that a projector using a bright enough light source should be capable of displaying a HDR picture without the need to do any tone mapping. A transparency can have an opacity ranging ...
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Film Scan Errors - Sprocket Holes Exposed to the Film

I am a question regarding my film scans. I noticed that there are sprocket holes that are exposed to the film. I wonder if I did something wrong when I was rolling up the film to sent to develop, and ...
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what camera should I buy as a beginner? [duplicate]

I really love to take pictures from all kinds of cameras that I have exprienced with,I want to finally buy my first camera but i dont know which one is the best for me,any advice?
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Fastest place to get 120 film developed? [closed]

What is the fastest place to get 120 film developed? Preferably mail order because the pharmacies/walmarts/targets in my area don't process film. Also I'd like it to be under 10 dollars to develop ...
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How to emulate 1970s studio-style photo?

How can I emulate a 70's studio-style photo for a shortfilm? Some new photos with same style, more or less: Here is some tests I ve been making for a videoclip: Thanks!
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Equipment and Services that turns DIGITAL images into 35mm negatives [closed]

Help! I'm working with a company looking to transfer digital images in film format so they can more easily reprint from film (larger sizes etc). I have been tasked with finding any and all equipment ...
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How to take photos with the same aesthetic of the attatched photo? [closed]

How can I go about taking photos like this one? I'm have no photography background but would like to get into it. I absolutely love the colors in this along with the grain and whole vibe of the photo. ...
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How to recreate the 1980's film/colour effect? [closed]

This is a still from the movie "Ran" directed by Akira Kurosawa How do I recreate this exact colour effect using Lightroom or camera raw? After searching i found VSCOFilm which gives your photos ...
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Should I have old film developed [closed]

I found some old film in my closet. Kodak Advantix from 2001. Is it worth the effort to try and get it devloped, or should i just dispose of it.
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Loading film through first spindle [closed]

It was my first time loading film in but after watching more videos now i think i have done it wrong. I fed the film through the first spindle. Is it meant to go in the second spindle? The camera is ...
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Anyone with a Ricoh YF-20 please? [closed]

My cousin gave me a Ricoh YF-20 for my birthday and if anyone owns the same camera, can you help me to figure out this baby?
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Distinguishing Paintings from Photographs

Is there a simple, sure-fire, 100% accurate method one can use to distinguish paintings and other works of art from photographs? I am not asking: 'What is the difference between a painting and a photo?...
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Can one still buy a new, top-of-the-range film camera?

Just wondering: can you still buy a new, top of the range camera that will produce a negative or a slide after you have taken a picture? Or have digital cameras taken over the market completely? I ...
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