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Does anyone still use 35MM film?

Does anyone still use 35mm film, or is it dead? I find shooting with film is enjoyable. I was out today photographing what insects i could find with my 35MM SLRs. I used both a Minolta MAXXUM SPxi and a Canon EOS Rebel G, both with 80MM lenses. Used 400 speed film. Coencidentaly, while looking through a local bookstore today, i found a copy of "pocket guide to 35MM photography" By kodak for 50 cents.



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Toga_Dan15 days ago

breaking bad did.

SusanS30819 days ago

Film is not dead. Lomography is worldwide and we're having fun with all of our film cameras and art films.

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huffee1 year ago

I still shoot film, 35mm and 120. My Pentax MX is still by far my favourite camera. But I'm also partial to the odd homemade pinhole camera..

GaryC61 year ago

I am enjoying using my my Minolta XG-M recently Some of the new digital cameras can get some good pictures but none can get the fine grain film can without pictlating. few can get the bokeh that a film camera can. None allows you the adventure that developing it yourself can

NewAge-20142 years ago

Hi!

I've been using 35mm camera (Praktica MTL-5) for decades and it travelled with me to the most distant mountains in rain and heat. The best photos in my life I took with it.

The greatest advantage:

1. I never worried about batteries when going to places without electricity.
2. It was much easier to operate - focus and diaphragm are manual, I get what I see. Now, with my Canon 350D I have to go throuogh on screen menues, settings, modes, etc. just to do a simple thing that would took me 1 sec. on my old Praktica MTL-5. I have the Canon 350D for 3 years, yet I still can't find out how to do nights shots, for example - it is so complicated!

I have a DSLR camera but what I really find interesting I usually shoot it with 35mm film, it is much better.

Also, I plan to make a large format camera what will also use film and not a digital back.
mstrfxit4 years ago
You see , it takes a TRUE skilled Photographer to shoot with film, but now days everyone who has a Phone thinks they are a photographer. But for those of us who can shoot film know it takes more than a cameta to make you a photographer...
Nyanman5 years ago
no, i don't really use 35mm.
I prefer 120 for occasional use, but my primary camera and film is 4x5 film in a speed graphic.
Cool beans. I used to shoot 35mm until I got my dSLR (wildlife, mainly) - but I'm getting back into 4x5 for landscapes. Just picked up a uniroller & processing drum set. Time to finish that box of Ilford HP5!
moesboy4 years ago
I use ilford 35mm film exclusively, Digital camera still cant do photos as good as film
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