Analog Photography: How to Shoot Film in 5 Simple Steps
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Start shooting film tomorrow with the help of your photography professional.
3.8 (3 ratings)
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Created by Christine Smith
Last updated 2/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the different types of film
  • Identify different film formats
  • Load a roll of 35mm film
  • Choose the appropriate camera for the format of film they wish to shoot
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Requirements
  • Working knowledge of photography basics is helpful
Description

Start shooting with still photography film in 5 simple steps through this over 1-hour course. In this gentle introduction to film photography you'll learn about:

  • Film Camera Types
  • Film Formats
  • Film Types
  • Film ISOs
  • Tips & Tricks for loading your first few rolls of film

The goal of this course is to demystify the idea and concept of shooting film, as many photographers today are familiar with only a digital format. Increasing your exposure to this exciting medium of photography will enhance your understanding of photographic principles, inspire you to try and see new things, and broaden your photography education.

You should take this course if:

  • You have a passion for photography
  • You're interested in starting to shoot film
  • You've been too anxious to give film a go on your own

With this course you'll have access to over 45-minutes of teaching content, and downloadable lesson guides, assignment, and activity PDFs. Plus, an online learning community to ask questions, share photos, and leave comments for other students and the instructor to engage with you.

Estimated time to complete course lectures and assignments is 3+ hours. This does not include film processing and development time.

Who is the target audience?
  • Digital photographers looking to return to photo fundamentals
  • Pro photographers looking for a little analog inspiration
  • College-level photography students
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction and Film Cameras
2 Lectures 16:03

Welcome to the course! In this lesson I'll provide an overview of where we're going and what we'll be learning about film photography.

Preview 05:36

In this lesson on film cameras, we'll explore the various types of cameras available to shoot with film. You'll see the different types of cameras, as well as unique aspects of each type.

Preview 10:27

First quiz of the course on film cameras.

Camera Types Quiz
1 question
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Film Components
3 Lectures 23:26

During this lesson on film formats I'll go over the different sizes of film and what cameras accept each size. I'll also give you advantages and disadvantages of each type.

Film Formats
09:28

While exploring film types, we'll learn about the different kinds of film available, including: color positive, color negative, black and white, and color process black and white.

Film Types
07:26

ISOs are explored in relation to how they affect your film selection and shooting.

Film ISOs
06:32

The second course quiz on film formats, types, and ISOs.

Film Components Quiz
4 questions
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Loading Film and Closing
2 Lectures 06:36

Film loading can be tricky your first few times, so in this lesson I provide a few tips and tricks to help you get started.

Film Loading
04:36

A final lesson, reviewing what we've learned, along with a resource download to get you going shooting film.

Closing
02:00

A final quiz on film loading.

Film Loading Quiz
1 question
About the Instructor
Christine Smith
4.0 Average rating
31 Reviews
1,513 Students
4 Courses
Professional Photographer & Instructor

Trained in journalism at the undergraduate level, Christine has worked in the photography industry for over ten years. In 2006, she and her husband opened their own wedding and portrait business. They have been serving wedding, portrait, and corporate clients ever since.

Christine began teaching photography in 2007, and specializes in communicating complex or technical information in relatable terms for the non-professional to individuals or groups.

Christine's photography clients describe her style as: emotional, intimate, and classic.