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Best 35mm film cameras to buy

The Best 35mm Film Cameras to Buy in 2022

Film has experienced a bit of a resurgence in the past decade and we've seen a proliferation of never-before-made film stocks and even brought some back from the dead. But if you want to get started in film photography now, you'll need a camera. So where should you start?

A Nikon F3 Exploded View Made Using Hundreds of Macro Photos

Photos of disassembled cameras are usually created by laying out the parts neatly and shooting a photo from above. James over at CasualPhotophile went a step further: he shot hundreds of macro photos of the individual components and stitched them together into an ultra-high-res "exploded camera" image of the Nikon F3.

How a Nikon F3 Still SLR Was Modified to Film Indiana Jones in 1983

Did you know that a Nikon F3 still photography film SLR was used to shoot the 1984 movie Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom? The mine cart chase scene in the film would have been too expensive if the track were built to scale, so George Lucas and Steve Spielberg turned to the special effects team at Industrial Light and Magic. They modified a Nikon F3 to shoot the chase scene in miniature using stop motion.