Monday, March 28, 2011

620 Film: How to use 120 film in your 620 camera

1946 Kodak Brownie Target Six-20

blog by Michael Raso

For those looking to shoot with vintage 620 film cameras, you should know that 620 is identical to 120 roll film...except for the fact that the spool is slightly different. This video shows you how to roll 120 film onto 620 spools.

620 / 120 film on Wikipedia
"The 620 format was introduced by Kodak in 1931 as an intended alternative to 120. Although mostly used by Kodak cameras, it became very popular. The 620 format is essentially the same film on a thinner and narrower all-metal spool"

above: 620 film images shot by listeners of The Film Photography Project Internet Radio Show.

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