Traveling with Film - CT Scanners
CT Scanners Can Ruin Unprocessed Film Some U.S. airports have new X-ray scanners at security check points called CT scanners. They're different from previous X-ray security scanners and you really need to avoid sending your film through them. CT ...
Film Sizes and Formats
This tip comes from Fujifilm. There are three main characteristics that define film: Type, Speed and Format. Type The two basic film types are Negative and Reversal. Negative film, when exposed and developed, creates a transparent negative. Reversal ...
How to Store Film
What's the best way to store both exposed and unexposed film? How can you keep your unshot film as fresh as possible and preserve the physical backup of your art for generations? We got you. Let's dive in! Keeping Film Fresh We all know film is ...
Film Speed and Grain
This film tip comes from Fujifilm and explores the relationship between film speed (ISO) and the appearance of grain: "Film 'grain' is the visible appearance of the silver halide particles within the exposed emulsion of processed film. "The amount of ...
How Side-by-Sides Can Help You Hone in Your Film Scans
Art is subjective. While this is one of the beautiful things about photography, it is also one of the reasons why written feedback regarding your film scans can be tricky for even our expert color techs to decipher. So what is the best way to ...