Category Archives: Tutorials

What is pushing? We covered this in our post about pushing color film, but here’s a quick recap: pushing 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 is done by […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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