Digital Camera Scanning To Go

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One of my favorite photography blogs is 35mmc.¬†Hamish Gill and his team, along with their many contributors, often make me look at my own photography in new ways with their thoughtful reviews, technical articles, commentary on photography and news. A recent news article about the VALOI Easy35¬†really caught my attention. Continue reading “Digital Camera Scanning To Go”

Bulk Loading 35mm Film Part 1 – Cassettes

From left to right: Leica FILCA Cassettes, Nikon Reloadable Film Cassettes, Kodak Snap-Cap 135 Magazines.

Leica introduced the first popular camera using 35mm cinema film in 1925. There was no such thing as a preloaded roll of 35mm film. Leica, and then Contax and other 35mm camera manufacturers supplied cassettes to be loaded with bulk film by the user in the darkroom. A variety of bulk loading devices of differing complexity were introduced by the camera manufacturers and by various third parties. Continue reading “Bulk Loading 35mm Film Part 1 – Cassettes”