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5 Shops Where You Can Buy the Quirkiest Specialty Film Rolls

Add some spice to your analog journey
5 Shops Where You Can Buy the Quirkiest Specialty Film Rolls
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Add some spice to your analog journey

It’s no secret that film photography is all the rage right now. From Zendaya’s analog snaps with beau Tom Holland to Joshua Garcia’s lowkey film account, no one can escape the irresistible charm of candid, grainy portraits shot with uncertainty. The hobby might cost more than a few bucks, but the thrill of getting your photos developed is truly worth the splurge! 

So if you’re spending a fair amount to add extra magic in preserving your memories, why not go all out? It only seems right to match your special moments with equally special rolls, after all. Available in 35mm, these five specialty film roll shops will sprinkle the cutest designs onto your photos for every mood. Just check out the specs of your camera for compatibility, and you’re good to go! 

5 Places to Shop for Specialty Film Rolls:

1. A Girl Has Film (@a_girl_has_film)

Located in Thailand, A Girl Has Film has managed to capture film photography enthusiasts in different parts of the world. You don’t even have to ask why, you just have to take a look at their adorable products! Whether you’re going to a festive gathering or spending a romantic day with your friends, this shop has film rolls for your precious occasions. 

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2. BKIFI Films (@bkifi_films

If you want to achieve film photos straight out of the '80s, then BKIFI is the right place. Located in New York,  Brooklyn Instant Film Initiative (BKIFI) creates funky rolls and filters for instant and 35mm film cameras. Known for their video game-esque pixel designs, BKIFI films can jazz up your snaps both in colored and black & white. Head on to their site to check out their other products! 

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3. Dubblefilm (@dubblefilm)

Just by its name, Dubblefilm can give you an impression of a bubblegum-esque aesthetic. It’s not entirely wrong as this shop's strength lies not in floating drawings, but in its dreamy filters. You can choose among the six tinted rolls to imitate light leaks, pulling you in for a great surprise in each frame. 

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4. Hoasca Film (@hoasca_film

From space creatures to hippie florals, Hoasca’s got you covered. With three special film rolls to choose from, this Indonesian shop creates specialty 35mm film rolls ready to give you a galactic ride. P.S. Spaceship not included. 

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5. Please Snap With Film (@pswfilm

Another Thailand-based shop, Please Snap With Film (PSW) offers a variety of film roll designs that will remind you of the early 2000s. Glowy hearts, jelly flowers, and a whole lot of sparkles—PSW will surely give your photos that trendy Y2K aesthetic.

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Wanna score these lovely rolls without breaking the bank? Check out local authorized sellers such as Film Folk (@filmfolk_) , Film People PH (@filmpeopleph) and Film Buff (@filmbuffph) on Instagram! 

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