Content having to do with good old-fashioned analog film.

Kodak to Sell Film Business

You knew it was coming - but now it's happening. Kodak is selling their film business which includes its "traditional photographic paper and still camera film products." The unit also includes its retail division, which encompasses tens of thousands of photo-printing labs and kiosks, as well as its "event imaging" division, which provides souvenir photos at theme parks and other venues. In addition, the company is selling its document scanning business.


Fujifilm Kills Two Professional E-6 Films

More bad news for E-6 shooters - Fujifilm discontinues two professional films - namely Velvia 100F and 50. This comes on the heels of a price increase in April of this year. Read more below for the full details.

In No Great Hurry Trailer

Trailer for the forthcoming documentary In No Great Hurry - 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter. Read more below for additional details.


Film Loading Itself Into Camera

Today we share this cool video of film loading itself into a Praktica SLR stop-motion style...


Overcome Your Fear of Shooting Street

Eric Kim has just posted a free ebook/PDF of a work in progress, 31 Days to Overcome Your Fear of Shooting Street Photography. He writes, "In street photography, one of the biggest problems that most aspiring street photographers is getting over their initial fear of taking photos of strangers in public (without permission)." Check it out.

Plustek OpticFilm 120 Information

It seems some information has leaked out about the upcoming Plustek OpticFilm 120 scanner. Rumor is it will be out in September (Photokina release likely) but no word yet pricing. Read more below for the full specs:

NYT Article Says Film is Back

In a New York Times article, "Just When You Got Digital Technology, Film Is Back" author Jenna Wortham notes: photography is having another moment in the sun, thanks to some hip, quirky companies like Lomography and the Impossible Project which are resurrecting this seemingly archaic art for enthusiastic hobbyists. These companies and their customers tend to embrace the imperfections of film, rejecting the cold precision of digital photos...