Is the price of 35mm film killing the film photography revival?

35mm cameras and film
(Image credit: Getty)

Film photography is having a massive resurgence, and I couldn’t be happier about that. As someone who has shot film for years, it is nice to have a growing community of photographers who share the passion and more new work for admiration and inspiration.

This has been a double-edged sword, as prices for film, cameras, repairs, and development have shot through the roof. The delays in getting new film made have been well documented. Fujifilm has acknowledged the challenges to meet demand, and Kodak has recently stepped up and hired 300 new employees to get more film out in the hands of photographers.

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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.