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Artist Spotlight: Maarten Groen

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We first discovered Maarten Groen on Instagram and quickly became huge fans of his stunning work. Shooting almost exclusively CineStill Film, he recently self published a book of images shot on our film!

For this spotlight, we simply asked Maarten to talk about shooting impactful still photographs alongside his work as a film director. Thank you Maarten for supporting CineStill and for being such a beautiful part of our film community!

Hi, I’m Maarten Groen and I’m an analog addict...

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Artist Spotlight: Ethan Gulley - Desert & Denim

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Alabama-born and California based photographer Ethan Gulley first popped onto our radar with his bold commercial and editorial photography, and as founder of the independent publication Sonder Mag.
Ethan recently packed up a bag full of CineStill Film and headed to Joshua Tree to document Desert & Denim, a festival for entrepreneurs, artisans and idealists. The results are stunning, with a palpable sense of western nostalgia and craft flair. Thanks for taking us along on your adventure, Ethan!

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CineStill 800T In Your Toolbox

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With so many choices currently available, it helps to have some understanding of when a particular film excels. Looking at CineStill 800T, it is necessary to understand where this film comes from and what it was originally designed to achieve.

CineStill 800T is produced from a Kodak motion picture emulsion originally designed for shooting in limited artificial, continuous, incandescent light. This film is known in the motion picture industry as Kodak Vision 3 5219, the 3rd generation of tungsten balanced EI 500 color negative motion picture film, and is the standard for movies shot on film in Hollywood. 5219, or "19" as it is commonly referred to, is optimized for a hybrid workflow, ideal for scanning, with literally futuristic features (from a still photography perspective)...

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Prerelease of 120 800T for Retail!

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CineStill in MEDIUM FORMAT is here!!!

Thanks to the support and feedback of our Film Makers, Retail packaged Medium Format CineStill is finally coming to market! The first ever retail production run will be hitting shelves in April.

Be among the first to get your 800T 120 by preordering here. Supplies are limited, so order now before...

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Alpha 120 Overnight - Featuring "Film Maker" Chris Malloy

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"Film Maker", Chris Malloy, recently got an Alpha 120 roll from Downtown camera and tested it that night. Chris Malloy is a father, husband, photographer and teacher in Calgary Alberta. Finding beauty where others do not, he specializes in urban and rural fine art photography.



"I have been taking photos at night for a few years now, and much of that shooting is done under the harsh yellow glow of a...

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