emma f – uk
30 pages – quarter size / A6
this zine teaches you all the basics of film photography in a friendly jargon-free way.
it talks about different vintage camera types, how to fix common issues with second-hand cameras and how to clean the cameras, explains lenses, film types and sizes, cross-processing, aperture and shutter speed, the Sunny 16 rule, and more. it also includes tips for portraits and landscapes, and explains the Rule of Thirds. a good no nonsense guide to vintage cameras without making it sound overly complicated. it’s especially helpful for using vintage toy cameras like Holgas and Lomos. this reminds me i should crack out the second hand diana i got for christmas a few years back!