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127 film manufacture resumes in mid-April. Sorry for the long delay in production.

Since we introduced this film in March, 2005, we've sold thousands of rolls worldwide.

Introducing the first 127 roll film to be made
in North America since 1995
This superb ISO 160 color print film is made in Canada, 
and shipped worldwide from Nampa, Idaho.
Bluefire® Murano™ 160
127 color print film, ISO 160

This film is manufactured during several factory runs each year, and is delivered to you fresh from the freezer at the shipping warehouse. Use it within one year of purchase, or refrigerate or freeze it for several years.

Quantity available:

Per roll: $US. 
(click here to see other currencies)

Click HERE (or click the photo) to go to the 127 catalog page, where you will also find ISO 400 color print film and black and white film.
High quality, inexpensive processing for this film is available from
  Blue Moon Camera in Portland, Oregon and Old School Photo Lab in Dover, New Hampshire. 
You should also check out The Darkroom in California and Dwayne's Photo in Parsons, Kansas..


 This film is for sale on-line in Japan:
Bluefire® high-resolution film and chemicals 110, 126, APS and 120 film 
Flashbulbs, flashcubes, magicubes

Click here to see what Donge's whiskers look like from 60 feet away when photographed with high-resolution Bluefire Police film. 
"Definition of micro-detail was of a very high standard - higher, in fact, than found with any standard film."

(Geoffrey Crawley, writing a review of Bluefire Police in Amateur Photographer Magazine, July 9 2005, p. 38).

Bluefire® Police™ is a medium-speed (EI 80) ultra-high resolution 35mm black and white film that can be enlarged to extremes without showing noticeable grain.

Click here to see examples of Bluefire Police used as a photolithographic mask for micromachining. Grain-free resolution of 10-micron images.

Click here to see Bluefire Police enlarged more than 60x with no image degradation due to grain (most films cannot be successfully enlarged beyond 10x).

Click here to go to the Bluefire catalog page.

Bluefire Police is an excellent replacement for 35mm Kodak Technical Pan. It is now in regular use in research laboratories and in industry in North America and Europe for nanoscale masking, microscopy, and DNA analysis.

Click here for an explanation of what "high resolution" means.

Process your black and white or color film at home: click Darkroom supplies to go to our chemistry and equipment page.

A most amazing site: the
American Museum of Photography

Note: a small quantity of 126 Instamatic film has come available. Although the film has been stored cool and is in good condition, the best use is probably to salvage the 126 cartridge for reloading. Click here to go to the 126 catalog page.

All of the 110 color print film made by the major film factories is now past its "process before" date. We tested each new batch of these 110 films as we received them to see the degree of deterioration, if any, and have tried to describe its condition accurately. Refrigerate or freeze your film on receipt and it will last many more years.
We have 110 color print  films in stock.
Click here to go to the 110 catalog page.

Solaris 110 film Solaris FG200-24 ISO 200 color print film for 110 cameras
This is probably the freshest 110 color print film currently available. Its process-before date is 2008, and it has been in a combination of frozen and deep-cold storage since we purchased it in 2006. It is unconditionally guaranteed to give excellent colors and contrast. Currently shipping from Calgary and Nampa.

Item: SOL110-1

Per roll:   $US. 

You can get your 110 and 127 film processed inexpensively here:

Dwayne's Photo

Blue Moon Camera

A small quantity of outdated 120 black and white film is now available at a highly favorable price. Click here to go to the 120 catalog page.
APS film
These are long-outdated films with some loss of color intensity and fidelity. You will get excellent images if you have them printed black and white.

Click here to see how to easily improve images from film that has distorted colors.

  Per roll: $US. 
(click here to see other currencies)


Get your 127 films developed by just about any photo lab that is able to process medium-format film, then scan the negatives at home and print them on an inkjet printer. Good, inexpensive film scanners are readily available.

To scan or not to scan...

The switch from darkroom printing to electronic printing is now almost (but not quite!) complete. Very little darkroom equipment is still manufactured. Photography teachers have almost all turned exclusively to digital technologies.

 "Electronic printing" involves scanning your negative or slide on a dedicated film scanner, and then printing on an inkjet printer.

Good inkjet printers are readily available, but film scanners are not. We recommend the pro-quality Nikon scanners for their superior software, excellent workflow, and quality optics. But they're expensive! There are now less expensive alternatives that are a very good choice for home use. 

You can also send your negatives to a specialist scanning service. Here is one: BritePix

Advantages of scanning

  • many people find it faster and easier to adjust image qualities like contrast, shadow and highlight detail, and color balance using Adobe PhotoShop or similar programs rather than by trial and error in a darkroom.

  • no dedicated darkroom space is required

  • scanned images can be distributed by e-mail and on the web.


  • Good image modification software is not cheap, nor is it easy to master

  • inkjet printing is much more expensive than darkroom printing

  • most dye-based inkjet inks and papers fade more easily than correctly-processed traditional photographic prints. Pigment inks resist fading, but you have to get a printer specifically designed to use them.

  • the scanning and printing process is, surprisingly, no faster than darkroom printing, and can be significantly slower.

You can make an adapter that lets you scan slides and negatives on a flatbed scanner. A quick Google should give you several suggestions.

We have substantial stocks of several of the more popular types of flashbulbs, as well as flashcubes and Magicubes (also called X-cubes). Click here to go to the flash page.

Special! this must be the world's least expensive SLR. It uses any 35mm film.
It's called the Hipstermatic by some. We call it the Aviva... 

This is a true single-lens reflex camera with a built-in exposure meter visible in the viewfinder.

Through-the-lens pentaprism viewfinder has a split-image focusing screen that makes precise selective focus easy.
40mm focal length f2.8 lens is moderately wide-angle, takes standard 49mm filters and accessories
Focus from 3 feet to infinity
Single-speed shutter — adjust exposure by varying the f stop from f2.8 to f16
Shutter lock prevents accidental exposure
Use any 35mm film (exposure meter can be set for 100, 200, or 400 speed film)
Built-in electronic flash
Includes case and neck strap. Does not include required 2 AA batteries.
The lens gives you the lomography-holga vignetting and softness that you want. The build quality is adequate, but leaves something to be desired. The shutter is satisfyingly noisy and not entirely reliable.

Buy this camera if you want an authentic retro-expressive photo experience with the advantages of good exposure control and precise SLR focusing and composition.


This Ansco Panoramic camera arrived without the focal-plane mask that gives the panorama effect. So just think of it as an Ansco branded plastic happy-snapper with the slightly-vignetting fixed-focus plasticey image you want, good build quality, a reliable single-speed shutter, an an approximately 25mm focal length two-element lens that will give wide-angle images on standard 24x36mm negatives on any 35mm film. The lens is of higher than normal quality for this kind of camera. This blog has an interesting discussion of a German version of this camera.

Be sure to visit our Holga/Lomo links page.

Need scanning and photo-manipulation software? Check out this FREE easy-to-use Photoshop workalike that we use all the time.

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