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Quick Start to Film Photography

with Sandra Coan

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  •   03 Getting Started: Cameras

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About The Class

Choose your film camera and shoot with confidence!

Have you always wanted to shoot film but are just unsure how to begin? Join film photographer Sandra Coan for a quick start to film photography. In this class you will learn:

  • The difference between film and a digital sensor
  • How to choose the perfect camera and film for you and your style
  • Where to find and buy professional grade film stocks
  • How to meter so that you get perfect exposures every time
  • How to find and choose a photo lab so that you can get the most out of your film images

By the end of this class you’ll be ready to pick up your film camera and shoot with confidence!

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction

    04:02
  2. 02

    Why Film?

    10:21
  3. 03

    Getting Started: Cameras

    10:20
  4. 04

    Getting Started: Film

    04:28
  5. 05

    Getting Started: Metering

    17:52
  6. 06

    Metering for Color Film

    04:37
  7. 07

    Metering for Black & White Film

    03:35
  8. 08

    How to Develop and Scan Your Film

    08:15
  9. 09

    How to Find the Right Lab for You

    05:51
  10. 10

    How to Ship Film and Store Negatives

    09:08

Meet Your Expert

Sandra Coan

With over sixteen year’s experience working in both film and digital photography, Sandra Coan is a film photographer specializing in studio portraiture and family photography. ... read more

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    Creativelive Student

    October 2017

    As all of her other classes, this class is amazing and very informative too.

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