While digital photography has almost completely replaced earlier photochemical processes, older film cameras still exert an irresistible charm. It is mainly young people who find analog photography an entertaining challenge.
Analog and digital photography still coexist and share many intersections. Here you will find our articles on “Analog photography meets digital photography”.
Unlike the digital camera, where the same sensor is always exposed, in analog photography you need a separate light-sensitive film for each frame. The change is facilitated by a rolled up flexible film strip. After each exposure, a new section of the roll is transported past the camera image window, so that one photo is taken next to the other.
This technique was introduced by the Eastman Kodak Company in the late 1880s. In 1901 the 61.5 millimeter wide film, later called medium format film, was released. Gradually, smaller formats followed, such as the tiny Minox film for 8 × 11 millimeter images, Pocket, Kodak Instamatic and the popular 35 millimeter wide film.
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