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If you love the idea of going analog, but aren’t sure where to start, we have got you covered!
We put together all of our favorite film photography resources for beginners and organized them into one easy-to-follow reference.
These tutorials and resources will help you learn how to shoot film, covering everything from buying a film camera and shooting different film stocks to how to rate and meter your film.
Even if you’ve been shooting film for a while, you’ll find plenty of takeaways and tips to up your film photography game.
Film Photography Courses for Beginners
If you’re looking to get into film photography or sharpen your skills, a Shoot It With Film Insiders membership is a great place to start! With SIWF Insiders, you get a new film photography course every month to help you become a more confident film shooter and take your film photography to the next level.
Here are a few of the monthly modules that are already live in SIWF Insiders and you would have access to as soon as you sign up:
These articles will help you answer a ton of those film photography questions you might have as a beginner. They are filled with helpful tips to ease the learning curve and minimize some common film photography frustrations.
There are a few areas of film photography that tend to trip up beginners. Skills like metering, rating, and pushing your film (and how that all works together!) are quite a bit different than digital photography and can be hard to wrap your brain around.
Once you get these down, you have officially graduated out of beginner status!