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Who does it?
Where do you get your film from?
Where do you get your film developed?
I DO IT
actually i haven't for ages because i can't afford to
but i got 120 online and 35 from thrift stores. there's a great place in bristol that does a wonderful job on 120.
You can get film online and in most specialist camera shops. Finding a place to develop is harder. I just develop my own black & white film. But for colour, generally you'd have to find a specialist camera shop (I know lomography shops do the service) or get it done online.
Buy my film from 7dayshop.
No Culture Icons (think you linked me on Twitter) did a good job on my film.
I get Snappy Snaps to develop C41 (£5.99) and scan it myself. Haven't been to No Culture Icons yet. They sent me a badge though. Did I mention I run a camera stall?
Yesterday I got closer to completing a great cheapskate MF set up. Braun Paxina and Autoflash. Prontor SVS shutter syncs at 1/300s. Can't wait to take pictures with it.
Film off ebay or from photography labs. Never have a problem getting it processed, it's getting it scanned that's the ball-ache. Nowhere has a scanner big enough.
i had plans to cut and splice my instax to the back of it but it never happened
ok so for a while i was tolerating instagram, i mean it's lazy but it was what it was and whatever. but now you've got hipstagram, which is almost completely and exclusively used by massive cunts.
you actually post what lens/film/camera you used, even though you didn't actually use any of those things. the instant gratification of these effects is at complete odds with the point of medium format photography. the whole point is it's fun and it's hands on and it requires you to have a little patience.
i was dealing with it before, but now that people are actually pretending that they are being 'hands on' talking about what fake "Expired" film they just used....god kill me kill me kill me.
...and get it developed there too - altho they have to send it away, takes about a week. I believe that SnappySnaps are franchised so vary a bit - anyone know one that can develop in house?
Do 120, C-41, B&W and E-6.
E-6 & B&W are expensive though.
If you're going to send off, and want fast turnaround...
until I realised what a fucking chump I was to shell out so much bunse for a format whose virtue is that it allows finely detailed, very high resolution exposures, and then use that with a plastic camera which by design can't expose film properly and fails to expose the film at all like 20% of the time.