Film Photography Blog
A series of community-lead and shop articles. Some are on our latest news and products launches, some are showcasing community events, and some focus on the best films for different photographic situations. Enjoy exploring!
Posted on December 10 2019
Posted on December 09 2019
Posted on December 05 2019
The festive bells are ringing, so we've looked in detail at the Christmas offerings for you wonderful film photographers.
Whether it's a gift for yourself or for a loved one - hopefully you'll find something fun, exciting and affordable within the ideas. Read on!
Posted on November 11 2019
Posted on November 07 2019
We have been working hard to pull together a comprehensive guide to help your family, friends and St Nick navigate the world of ISO, formats and accessories and ensure the minimum of tears on Christmas morning.
We will update this guide frequently as the Christmas season continues and we add to our festive range so please check back in regularly to see what we've been up to!
Posted on October 26 2019
Posted on October 24 2019
After weeks of teasers and guesses, Ilford have today confirmed that they are bringing a new film to market: Ortho 80 in both 35mm and 120 medium format!
Read all about it here
Posted on October 11 2019
We have just upgraded our film review system so that photographers can submit their own sample shots alongside their reviews - helping the community learn more about 'real-life' use of the 250+ films we have available from the people who know the films best...YOU!
And as a thank you for giving up your time and efforts to helping others learn, we are offering UNLIMITED Wonderpoints across this weekend as a reward! Every film review submitted with sample shots will earn you 50 Wonderpoints - just make sure you're signed into your customer account before you start typing!
Posted on September 30 2019
Dear Wonderlanders - it's going to be a big week for the team... Analogue Wonderland HQ is moving!
Read on for all the details - and please note the implications for delivery time across the next week. Any questions don't hesitate to get in touch
Posted on September 27 2019
Posted on September 20 2019
Posted on September 17 2019
We talk to Hannah Brown, UK Marketing Manager for Lomography, about her personal journey into film photography, how Lomography thrived through the collapse of the analogue industry, and what's making her excited about the future of film.
Posted on September 09 2019
Thanks to the hundreds of films photographers who submitted photos and Top Tips to our recent slide film competition. The quality was outstanding and the competition was fierce.
Here we have the video announcement, counting down the TOP TEN entries! Watch now...
Posted on September 02 2019
We are excited to announce a special partnership: September 2019 is officially #LomoMonth at Analogue Wonderland :-)
This means that we'll spend the whole month talking about the different films Lomography offer, we'll be trying out some new emulsions and sharing the results with you, and OF COURSE there is an accompanying Prize Draw!
Posted on August 27 2019
Posted on August 16 2019
Posted on August 09 2019
Congrats to Steve and Jason for creating the first mass-processed dry-plate holder for decades! This nifty device - compatible with all standard 4x5, 5x7 and 8x10 cameras - allows you to carry dry plates ready for immediate loading and shooting.
No more buying vintage dry-plate holders from eBay and hoping they're still fully functional, plus the ChromaGraphica comes with the unique feature of a 'loaded plate indicator'.
Head to their Kickstarter now to back it!
Posted on July 19 2019
Posted on July 11 2019
Posted on July 01 2019
We have a special treat today! To celebrate the launch of Kosmo Foto Mono 120 we sat down with the man, the architect, the Kosmonaut behind the brand - Mr Stephen Dowling - to talk analogue photography, the fun of packing boxes, and the Soviet inspiration behind it all.
Read on here!
Posted on June 23 2019
Posted on June 19 2019
You may have noticed a buzz in some corners of the Internet about an impending ‘Solarcan Day’ accompanied with pretty pictures of the clouds, the Sun and unusual looking photographs. So we asked Sam, the man behind the can, to explain what it's all about.
NOTE: if you buy your Solarcan from us before 3pm Thursday 20th (tomorrow!) then we will upgrade your shipping for FREE to ensure that it arrives on Solarcan Day itself!
Posted on June 09 2019
Posted on June 08 2019
Posted on May 17 2019
Posted on May 16 2019
Carrying on the birthday festivities, today we have three pieces of news all landing at once: there's something for everyone!
Catlabs X80 medium format B&W, Fukkatsu 110 film in B&W and colour AND a whole range of bulk films from Ilford, Kodak and Washi.
Posted on May 10 2019
On the 18th May we will celebrate our first year of trading!
So we have pulled together a full week of festivities. We will have the launch of NEW films and NEW brands; we will have FREEBIES and DISCOUNTS; and we will have a mammoth GIVEAWAY...where one lucky analogue photographer will win a year's supply of film! Click here to find out how to enter
Posted on April 15 2019
Posted on April 06 2019
Posted on March 22 2019
Today is a massive moment: we announce the WINNERS of the Low Light Magic Competition in partnership with Kodak Alaris and with extra prizes donated by our friends at Digitalab! We want to thank everyone who submitted: over 500 images landed in our inbox over the month of the competition and they were exceptional.
Excitingly, Andy Church from Kodak Alaris was so impressed by the quality of the entries that he is offering TEN prizes in total! Adding eight 'Notable Mentions' to the original two Grand Prizes. Check out all the winning photos right here!
Posted on March 19 2019
Posted on March 12 2019
Posted on March 07 2019
Thank you to everyone who follows us on Instagram: there are now an incredible 10,000 of you and we wanted to do something a bit special to celebrate.
So we have set up a SAVE 30% discount code for the first ten people who redeem it at checkout!!
We expect the ten uses to go fast (NB: only one use per customer account) so don't wait to try and use!
Posted on February 28 2019
Posted on February 19 2019
Posted on February 07 2019
Posted on February 02 2019
Posted on January 27 2019
Analogue Wonderland are exceptionally proud to work with a lab that has a decades-long legacy in photography, and who have been recognised at such a high level for their commitment, craft and customer service.
And you can try their award-winning service with an exclusive discount! Simply enter "AW10" at the checkout page on their simple online system to get 10% off film processing, scanning and printing. Don't wait: try now!
Posted on January 16 2019
Today's blog post comes from the virtual pen of a fantastic documentary photographer who - after spending a couple of years focused solely on making a career from digital images - picks up his old film cameras and rediscovers the joy of an analogue shutter.
A thoughtful and reflective piece on an individual photographer's journey.
Posted on January 11 2019
Posted on January 05 2019
Posted on December 17 2018
Thank you so much for 2018! We have loved every minute of the Analogue Wonderland journey so far, and are very excited to take our support for the community to the next level in 2019.
To ensure we re-open full of energy we are taking time over Christmas to recoup, rejuvenate, and take lots of film photographs!
This means that all current orders are guaranteed for Christmas delivery, BUT new orders won't be fulfilled until we return on the 3rd Jan. We will continue to reply to customer service queries until Christmas Eve, after which we will shut the office - also to the 3rd Jan.
We hope you have a wonderful festive season full of family, friends and film. See you in the new year and - as always - Happy Shooting!
Posted on December 10 2018
Posted on December 06 2018
Posted on December 02 2018
Posted on November 28 2018
Posted on November 22 2018
A couple of weeks ago we asked the community what they'd like us to do for Black Friday 2018 and the answers fell into two broad camps:
- Mystery box! With rare/expired/random films as a bit of fun to try new things
- Bulk deals for people who frequently buy the same stocks to get consistent results and would appreciate some help in making that more affordable in the build-up to Christmas
Rather than choose between these two great ideas, we've decided to do both! Learn more by reading the full blog.