Kodak Gold 120 Announced – Available Now

On March 21st, 2pm CET, Kodak Alaris has announced the immediate release of its popular consumer film Kodak Gold 200 in 120 medium format pro packs at an average 25% lower price than Portra and Ektar films in 120 format. We have had the opportunity to test it ahead of time, and here are a few first impressions.

SilvergrainClassics Analogue Awards

SilvergrainClassics Analogue Awards   by Christopher Osborne. The year is drawing to a close, and now this is the time to think back about changes in the world of analogue photography. Here are the SilvergrainClassics Annual Awards. The elite group of judges from...

Celebrating Three Years of SilvergrainClassics…

… with a 30% discount for our readers! It’s hard to believe, but we are celebrating three years of magazine publication and 1230 pages of film photography content.
Editor-in-Chief Marwan El Mozayen and Developmental Editor Charys Schuler look back at the roads that brought them here and share their personal experiences and highlights.

Film Prices Analyzed: Is Film Too Expensive?

Film price increases have made film more expensive. But how much have prices gone up, and is film really becoming too expensive? A look at film prices in perspective, and why film costs what it does.

Meyer Optik Görlitz Videos: Factory Visit and Primoplan Lenses Unboxing & Test

Marwan El Mozayen had the rare opportunity to visit the Meyer Optik Görlitz factory in Bad Kreuznach, Germany, and test two of their new line of Primoplan lenses. We have made this experience available to you in two videos, which you can view here!

SilvergrainConnection Podcast Episode 6: Dreamlike Visions and Life lessons from Susan Burnstine

We were blown away by Susan Burnstine’s distinct style and images, so much so that we put one on the cover of Issue 11 of SilvergrainClassics! Our podcast this week brings more of Susan’s story to the film community. She shared why she makes her own cameras, why her work is so often described as “dreamlike,” and a lot more.

Pinholing for the Planless – Or: How to Make a Camera from Your Desk Junk. An Addendum.

Making a pinhole camera was a top priority on my imaginary “things I definitely want to do, but keep procrastinating indefinitely” list. That is, until I interviewed Coloradian Photographer Heather Oelklaus for the current issue of SilvergrainClassics. A few days later, when I sat at my more or less cluttered desk to write up the article, I had an idea: Why not build a pinhole camera from only the junk and office supplies scattered around my desk?

SilvergrainConnection Podcast Episode 5: Carmencita – The Original European Film Lab!

Albert Roig, one of the founders of Carmencita Film Lab, spoke with us about the concepts that have made the business such a success and how they are growing and adapting.

Nick Carver— SilvergrainConnection Episode 4: The YouTube Star that “Bleeds Analog”

With almost 90,000 subscribers, Nick Carver’s YouTube channel is one of the most successful film photography presences on the internet. His unique blend of know-how, enthusiasm, and informal guy-next-door manner makes him a favorite of a broad spectrum of film shooters.

TETENAL— SilvergrainConnection Episode 3: New Tetenal and The Post-Digital Era

“New” TETENAL, two years in: where do they stand, what are they working on? In our third episode of Silvergrain Connection, we chat with Peter Rasenberger, the investor who helped to save the company two years ago.

Kodak Gold 120 Announced – Available Now

Kodak Gold 120 Announced – Available Now

On March 21st, 2pm CET, Kodak Alaris has announced the immediate release of its popular consumer film Kodak Gold 200 in 120 medium format pro packs at an average 25% lower price than Portra and Ektar films in 120 format. We have had the opportunity to test it ahead of time, and here are a few first impressions.

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David Collyer – Roll up

David Collyer – Roll up

David Collyer on rolling film by David Collyer. There’s something wonderfully regressive about loading your own film. I buy ends of bulk rolls, and roll it into to re-useable cassettes. I’ve never been one for surprises when it comes to film stock. Call me boring, but...

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