Okay, now it's time to pick up some film. The Glazer's staff have spoken - these are the staff picks for the best gifts - for yourself or others - as we move into the holiday season of 2023.
Glazer's Holiday: Staff Picks - Film
Kentmere Pan 400 (B&W Film)
Kentmere Pan 400 is a versatile black and white film that excels in various lighting conditions. It offers rich tones, fine grain, and excellent contrast, making it a great choice for street photography and portraiture. Whether you're an experienced film shooter or just getting started, Kentmere Pan 400 delivers reliable results. It's also available in 120mm as well!
120mm & 35mm Portra 400
Portra 400 film has earned a reputation for its vibrant and true-to-life colors. Whether you prefer the 120mm or 35mm format, shooting with Portra 400 is a joy. It's perfect for capturing everyday moments and special occasions with a timeless quality that stands the test of time, and available in single rolls as well as 5-packs.
Ilford Paper & Film Combo
The Ilford Paper & Film Combo is a comprehensive package for black and white enthusiasts. It includes a selection of Ilford's high-quality film and darkroom paper. Whether you're shooting, developing, or printing, this combo provides all the essentials for creating stunning monochrome images.
Moab & Hahnemuhle Paper
Moab and Hahnemuhle papers are the gold standard for fine art printing. With a variety of textures and finishes, they allow photographers to turn their images into true works of art. Whether you prefer the depth and richness of Moab or the exquisite quality of Hahnemuhle, these papers will showcase your photography in the best possible light.
Canon Selpohy CP1500
The Canon Selphy CP1500 is a portable photo printer that lets you instantly turn your memories into physical prints. It's easy to use and offers great image quality. With wireless connectivity and compact size, it's a perfect companion for on-the-go printing, ensuring you never miss a photo opportunity.
PlusTek Film Scanner
The PlusTek Film Scanner allows you to digitize your film negatives and slides with ease. It offers high-resolution scanning and color correction features, making it a valuable tool for archiving your analog photography collection and sharing your work online.
The Epson V850 is a high-performance flatbed scanner loved by photographers and artists. Its exceptional scanning quality and versatility make it perfect for digitizing film negatives, slides, and even artwork. It offers a wide dynamic range, fast scanning speeds, and advanced color correction, ensuring your scanned images are true to the original.
About the Author:
Alex Everett is the Event & Social Coordinator at Glazer’s Camera. He is also a wedding photographer based in Seattle, WA.