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jtoll · 2015-04-19 · Original thread
Yes, the industry has been decimated. But what has also happened is that new, much smaller companies have sprung up to take the place of the old companies, buying out their manufacturing assets at pennies on the dollar.

Regardless, probably one of the coolest aspects of analog photography is the fact that you can make all your own materials (e.g. pinhole camera, albumen print, etc.) There are also photography companies that cater to the DIY/maker crowd. Photographers Formulary is a great place to get pretty much everything you need for film developing and printing.

For the hardcore photography geeks, two good reference books.

"The Film Developing Cookbook"

"The Darkroom Cookbook"

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