Silvergrain Classics : Fireside Chats are back

The Fireside Chats are back, sign up for the free webinar with the link below! Don’t miss the chance to submit your questions to our guests, CineStill founders Brandon and Brian Wright, large-format artist Jan Schlegel, Catawiki camera expert Edwin Molenaar, and creative pinhole artist Heather Oelklaus. Sign up at this link:…/741…/WN_-IeNF7pHRTO6XDyb0Ombeg

How to resurrect a twin lens reflex camera like Rolleiflex

Seagull 4

A nice BBC documentary about Photography History

Krasnogorsk KMZ Jupiter 11 135mm F4.0 M39 Silver edition

How to adjust a Lubitel twin lens reflex camera

LOMO Lubitel 2 (TLR)

All Lubitel TLR cameras are focusing on sprocket wheels and they sometimes get out of alignment. This is a video on how to adjust them. Notice: JavaScript is required for this content.

How to make a lens cap on the cheap

  The video was made by Markus Hofstätter please have a look at his youtube channel about collodium and large format photography.

What went wrong with my 35mm film


Give old slides a new life

We sell Slides and photographs like this in our store. Over the years we collected many images and old footage from family collections and Snapshot archives.

Popular film formats

Popular filmformats

116 Film (and 616) Introduced in 1899 and discontinued in 1984 In 1932 Kodak introduced two new negative formats, 620 and 616. The 70mm wide 616 film format ( 2½” ×4¼” or  6.5×11 cm) was the same as the existing 116 film format but the negative stock was wound on smaller spools in order to fit smaller cameras. […]

Dave’s Retro Video Lab: Jim’s Old Vintage Video Camera

Panasonic Colour Video Camera WVP-50E + SABA Video Recorder VCR6073 (VHS-C)

  Panasonic Colour Video Camera WVP-50E + SABA Video Recorder VCR6073 (VHS-C)

Lanterna Magica: A Pageant of Illusions

  Centuries before the invention of photography and celluloid film, magic lantern and illuminated glass slides were at the cutting edge of entertainment. This inventive 18th-century technology dazzled and enthralled audiences as they watched projected animated pictures on a screen. This short film explores key points in the history of the magic lantern and the […]

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