Film Camera

by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted
It’s rare to see a film announcement in 2022, but Kodak is doing just that with the launch of Kodak Gold 200 in the 120 roll format. Characterized by its warm, saturated colors, fine grain, and everyday versatility, Kodak Gold 200 is perhaps best known for its ubiquity as a 35mm film found everywhere from B&H to your local grocery store to a pharmacy on the other side of the world.
by Allan Weitz ·Posted
In the early and mid-1970s, I often prowled the various neighborhoods of my native Brooklyn with my camera in tow. Coney Island was one of my favorite haunts and, despite the fact Coney wasn’t the safest of places at the time, I managed to wander the boardwalk and alleyways with a 4 x 5 field camera and a bag of Nikons slung over my shoulder without incident. In a bid to lower my visual profile—and maybe shake up my shooting habits in the process—I started looking for a camera that was smaller and stealthier than the gear I was currently using
by Allan Weitz ·Posted
My first autofocus camera, and what turned out to be my last film camera, was a Nikon N90 35mm single lens reflex (1992–2001). I needed to replace one of my Nikon F3 bodies and I got tired of waiting forever for the long-rumored Nikon F5 film camera to become available. (Sound familiar?) The F3’s replacement camera, the Nikon F4, was readily available but the F4’s autofocus and metering systems were woefully behind the times, and if you turned the camera from vertical to horizontal or vice-versa, the meter would often get confused. And no,
by John-Paul Pale… ·Posted
First created in the early 1940s, the Kodak Medalist is a medium-format rangefinder that captures eight 6 x 9 cm exposures using 620 film. Weighing slightly more than 3 pounds, its rugged and durable tank-like build made it an attractive option for the US and British armed forces, and it saw extensive use during World War II. This version was the Medalist I and, in 1947, an improved version, the Medalist II, was released and aimed at the home market. Both versions were highly regarded upon release, and while the Medalist II was discontinued in
0 Plays ·Posted
Do you need film stock for your 1947 Brownie Target Six-20 camera? Film for Classics has it. Found an undeveloped roll of film while cleaning out your grandfather’s junk drawer? Send it to the Rescued Film Project.  On today’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we examine two aspects of