Like vinyl, but for photos: Why film cameras are back in focus

In an ever-increasing digital world where rarely an hour, let alone a day, goes by without gazing at a smartphone or tablet, some people are redeveloping their passion for a technology seemingly headed for extinction: the film camera.

In recent years, the popularity of the devices has outstripped supply — driven largely by a longing for an analog past.

The film photography industry was brought to its knees about a decade ago, but it’s experiencing a rebirth.

“I feel like I can attach more emotion to a film photo,” said Jasmine Orr, who owns about a dozen cameras and enjoys taking photos of urban landscapes in Edmonton.

Instead of pulling out a phone and snapping dozens

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