Fujifilm custom film recipes have made me quit buying real film

Canonet G-III QL17 camera next to a Fujifilm X-E4 camera
(Image credit: Gareth Bevan / Digital Camera World)

I have been a self-confessed film addict for years and, naturally, I hate anyone who claims they did something before it was cool, but here I go – I was into film before it got cool, and prices got unaffordable for anyone to shoot regularly who isn’t a trust-fund influencer. 

However, my hefty box of films taking up half my fridge and endlessly annoying my partner has dwindled down to a few solitary rolls. 

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Gareth Bevan
Reviews Editor

Gareth is a photographer based in London, working as a freelance photographer and videographer for the past several years, having the privilege to shoot for some household names. With work focusing on fashion, portrait and lifestyle content creation, he has developed a range of skills covering everything from editorial shoots to social media videos. Outside of work, he has a personal passion for travel and nature photography, with a devotion to sustainability and environmental causes.