Istilah Pada Kamera Analog (Part 1)

Terms in Analog Cameras (Part 1)

For those of you who are interested in learning about analog cameras, there are several terms that don't exist in digital cameras, don't be mistaken later. Anything? Come on, let's look at it together..

1. Movies

This object has a similar function to a memory card, the difference is that the film can only be used once. Images captured by film use a silver halide chemical reaction which is sensitive to light, so the film is usually stored in a place called a canister so that it is not exposed to light and reduces the risk of the film being damaged before use. There are also various types of film, you can see from the numbers on the canister, 100, 200, 400, and 800. The bigger the number, the higher the film's sensitivity to light.

Meanwhile, in terms of size, there are several types used, 120, 135, and 4x5. On 120 film, the width is 60mm and is usually used for medium format cameras and lomo cameras. for 135 film, the width is 35mm and is the most widely used. Meanwhile, 4x5 film has a greater resolution than the previous two types and is usually used for large format cameras.

2. Film winder

Analog cameras have different ways of winding a full film, some can be wound automatically or manually, which is called a film winder. Manual film winders are usually found at the top left, while automatic ones can be done by pressing a small button on the camera body.

3. Developer

To see the photos, you need a chemical liquid that functions to remove the first layer of film so that your image can appear. One of them is this developer. The process requires a certain amount of time so that your photo is just right, not too contrasty or too dark.

4. Stop bathing

Stop bath is a process after the film is processed with developer fluid. Usually requires water or acetic acid. In this process, the image formation process will stop.

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