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Langford's Basic Photography, 10th Edition by Richard Sawdon Smith, Anna Fox

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Chapter Ten Film and Film Processing

Even though digital technology has revolutionized photography, there are still many photographers who like to work with film, some because of the materiality, the very physical feel, of film, plus the difference and even unexpectedness that film can offer Mechanical film cameras also have the advantage that they are less susceptible to extremes in the weather of humidity and temperature, due to the fact they don't rely on batteries and electronics. Also, if you are considering printing large and want to keep the detail sharp, secondhand medium or large format film cameras are relatively cheap now compared ...

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