Category Archives: Tutorials

Metering with a Hand-held Light Meter Throughout this post we’ll be talking about metering in daylight balanced light (not studio or flash), so if you’re following along with your own light meter, make sure to set your mode to ambient (the sunny symbol) and not cordless or cord flash (the lightning bolt symbols). If you’re looking into […]

View full post »

What is pushing/pulling? Pushing and pulling is something that is done in development and in development only.  It is never something that happens in exposure or scanning and cannot be adjusted after the roll has already been developed. Pushing and pulling are done by changing the temperature of the developer, or by adjusting the time the film is left […]

View full post »

Before you begin, make sure that your camera has double exposure capabilities. Some cameras can shoot double exposures, some can’t. Just reference your camera manual (you can google it if you don’t have a hard copy!) to see if your camera model has double exposure settings and to read detailed instructions on how to use […]

View full post »

When shooting indoors, we gravitate towards our only source of natural daylight, windows!  Shooting with window light is a great way to keep yourself shooting all year round, even during rainy weather. However, the way you position your subject can play a major role on the outcome of an image. The images below are shot using […]

View full post »

Despite it’s high ISO, Delta 3200 is truly the most light hungry film of all the black and white film stocks. As you can see in the comparison below, this film stock responds well to overexposure. The closer you rate this film to box speed, the grainier it will become. If you want to reduce this grain, you’ll […]

View full post »