Exposure Guides

A 35mm Exposure Reference Sheet

These exposure guides are designed to help you learn a film stock's characteristics and exposure latitude. They help you to dial in on the best exposure for you. Use them as a reference when shooting a new film stock or studying your own exposures!

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Kodak Ektar 100

Ektar 100 Exposure Guide

Kodak Portra 160

Portra 160 Exposure Guide

Kodak Gold 200

Kodak Gold 200 Exposure Guide

Fujifilm 200

Fujifilm 200 Exposure Guide

Kodak Portra 400

Portra 400 Exposure Guide

Kodak Portra 800

Portra 800 Exposure Guide

Ilford FP4 125

Ilford FP4 125 Exposure Guide

Ilford XP2

Ilford XP2 Exposure Guide

Ilford HP5 400

Ilford HP5 400 Exposure Guide

Kodak T-Max 400

Kodak T-Max 400 Exposure Guide

Kodak Tri-X 400

Kodak Tri-X 400 Exposure Guide

Ilford Delta 3200

Ilford Delta 3200 Exposure Guide

These ramps were all shot in Salem, Oregon on an overcast day in open shade. To gain results tailored to your own shooting environment, grab a friend and make a ramp of your own. Learn how here.

If you aren't familiar with exposure reference sheets, you can read more about them here.