Film photography photos are produced in dark rooms by burning the picture on light sensitive paper and then putting it through a series of chemicals to fully develop them. The photos are taken on cameras that have light sensitive film running through the back of them, behind the adjustable glass lens.
When cameras first came about film photography was the only method used. The first film photo was taken in 1827. In 1984 Canon demonstrated the first digital camera. Film photography is very important because it helped capture some very important moments in history.
- Film isn’t used by many professional photographers today but there are still a lot of people who like to use it. Personally I just like it because you actually get to see how the photos are developed up close and it also gives you a better perspective on how to take better photos with digital cameras.
Composition of ...
The Camera: The materials that are usually used in creating a camera are metal, glass, plastic, wood, and mirrors.
Main Chemicals, Compounds, Components
The main chemicals, compounds and components come in when actually developing the film. The film has four layers: The first layer is a protective coating which protects the emulsion layer that has the gelatin and the silver halide crystals in it. Higher speeds of film have multiple layers of emulsion. The third layer is the film base. The film base is a polymer that is chemically stable and flexible. The fourth layer is the anti-halation backing which prevents reflections off the back of the film.
There is a lot of science in photography, but it is also a form of expression and art. Photography fills books and many pages of the internet. There are many techniques and forms for photography. Photos can show motion and can also create many emotions in those who look at them. There is a lot of chemistry in photography. Like Chemistry, such as, chemical reactions and reactions with light.
There are many parts to a film camera. The most important part is the lens. The lens draws the light into the camera and focuses the light onto the film which is directly behind it. The shutter is in between the lens and the film and opens and closes to control the exposure of light on the film. The aperture dilates and contracts to control the diameter of the hole that the light passes through. The camera body houses all of the camera parts and the film. There are many different companies that make cameras. Kodak, Dai Nippon Printing, Efke, Foma, Fujifilm, Indu, Ilford, Lucky, Mitsubishi, Olympus, Vivitar, polaroid, and Nova are just a list of some of the most popular film photography cameras.
About the Author
Chase Norwood is a student at Billings Senior High School. He took film photography the first semester of his junior year and is now regularly taking high quality photos with his Canon Rebel T3i. Chase has played and lettered in golf at Senior High. Chase is also planning on taking more classes on photography during his senior year and is even considering doing something with photography in college.