Shooting with flash on film can be tricky because there isn’t the benefit of immediate feedback. However, with the help of a few basic pointers, the task becomes much less daunting. Here are theFINDlab’s top tips for those just starting out with film flash photography: If purchasing or renting a flash for the first time, […]

keep reading

Shooting Film with Flash 101

Tutorials

In our new film spotlight series, we’re highlighting various color and black & white film stocks! First up: Portra 400. Watch the video below for information you need to know when shooting this film stock for the first time, as well as some tips and tricks for seasoned professionals! Things to remember about Portra 400… […]

keep reading

Film Spotlight: Portra 400

Tutorials

Each month our scanning department likes to gather favorite images to share with the rest of our clients. Here are a few photos we loved that came through the lab during the month of February!

keep reading

Find Faves: February

FIND Faves

Backlighting can be tricky on film because we don’t have the benefit of immediate feedback. As a result, it can be difficult to know how to meter and expose in backlit scenarios. The good news is that not everything has to be left to chance! Below are a few tips to help you get your […]

keep reading

Handling Backlit Scenarios

Tutorials

Whether you live in a place that snows in the winter or it’s something you only see every few years on vacation, chances are we’ll all be photographing in the snow at least once in our lifetimes. A common problem that pops up this time of year is that snow in our images can look […]

keep reading

Metering for Snow

Tutorials

Middle gray is one of the most important concepts to understand when metering. Whether you need a quick review of middle gray or you’re starting from scratch, here’s a more in-depth explanation of middle gray and how to adjust exposure settings for both low key and high key scenes: Things to remember… Underexpose for low key […]

keep reading

Middle Gray

Tutorials

Looking for something? Go ahead, search here

follow us on instagram @theFINDlab

follow us on instagram @thefindlab