Who Still Uses Film? Ilford Study Has Answers

Iford Films and Papers
Some of Ilford’s current film products

In late 2014 Harmon Technology, maker of Ilford brand film and papers, commissioned a study that surveyed thousands of film users in 70 countries. Some findings:

  • 30% were under 35 years old
  • 60% had used film for less than five years
  • 98% shoot Black and White film
  • 86% use roll film, mostly for Lomo and Holga cameras
  • 84% taught themselves about film
  • 49% develop their own film in a darkroom
  • eBay is a popular source for used film cameras

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