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Aura Studios hired a MPP press camera and Flashgun

Cameras & Photographic Prop Hire On Saturday the 1st Dec Aura Studios hired a MPP press camera and flashgun from our prop hire stock for a group studio shoot at their Studio in Birmingham. The day started with a visit to Bewdley Railway Station for a group shoot of a forty’s/war time farewell shoot, returning to the studio, via a stop off for lunch for an afternoon studio workshop session.   For your photographic prop hire requirements www.camera-house.co.uk Camera House is also a prop hire company specialising in.......Read the full article...

Clash of the Cameras: Top Trumps Card Game

Clash of the Cameras: Top Trumps Card Game Looking for gift ideas for photography friends? These playing cards allow photo fans to play famous cameras off against each other in a classic top-trumps style card game. Which camera is the best? Which has the highest street cred? Most frames per second? Canon or Nikon? These playing cards allow photography fans to play famous cameras off against each other in a classic trump card game to find out who's got the best gear. The perfect gift for camera lovers everywhere, this game contains 36 beauti.......Read the full article...

Hasselblad Zeiss Lenses, Sonnar f/4 150mm & Sonnar f/5.6 250mm

Hasselblad Zeiss Lenses, Sonnar f/4 150mm & Sonnar f/5.6 250mm These lenses were formerly the property of Tessa Wheeler, née Codrington, (1944-2016), celebrated fashion photographer in London and Morocco, and the first female president of the Association of Photographers; an exuberant and bohemian girl with a wide circle of influential friends, she later married Stuart Wheeler, founder of IG Index and entertained in celebrated style at Chilham Castle in Kent.  “Spirits of Tangier” by Tessa Codrington The stunnin.......Read the full article...

Photographic Prop Hire

Whilst I am no stranger to film and TV sets, this week instead of supplying photographic props for filming, one of my other passions, my Aston Martin DB7, got to be a star performer. Following the exceptional success of the BBC afternoon comedy drama ‘Shakespeare and Hathaway’, filming is currently taking place for the second series staring Mark Benton (of Northern Lights and Waterloo Road fame)  and Jo Joyner  (Tanya Branning in East enders) as oddball Private Investigators. – The filming location was  the .......Read the full article...

Black & White Film Processing

A Beginners Guide What equipment do I need to process my own 35mm Black & White Film?  And how do I go about developing it? We would suggest the following equipment as a minimum to get you started.  3 x 1 Litre plastic or glass measuring cylinders/jugs Thermometer Timer Plastic or glass bottle with a cap Developing tank / Spiral Bottle opener Chemistry Stirring spoon (plastic or metal - with a long handle) Scissors Pegs for hanging the film up to dry   The Process Prepare your chemistry, as per the manufactu.......Read the full article...

Develop BW Movie Film At Home

Develop BW Movie Film At Home Posted: 09/04/2018 By: Owen McCaffertyDisclaimer: Neither the author of this post nor the FPP, claims any liability for any damage done to yourself or others by using the chemistry or following the instructions in this post. Proceed at your own risk. Note that professional film labs like ColorLab and Spectra Lab can and will process your home movie film. So, you’ve decided to give black and white reversal movie film processing a go? Congrats! It’s a lot of fun, and the results are always satisfying. I.......Read the full article...

How To Store and Care for Film - Before and After Processing

This blog outlines proper storage of your film. Remember, it's a guideline for best case scenarios. If you're traveling or storing above these temperatures for short periods of time, don't sweat it...or as we say on The Film Photography Podcast, don't get The Film Sweats! Enjoy shooting, processing, scanning and printing! - Michael Raso Storage and Care of Photographic Materials - Before and After Processing Information provided by Kodak Alaris The photographic materials that you use to record images deserve the same kind of care and attenti.......Read the full article...