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Behind the scenes with Saoirse Ronan, Timothée Chalamet and the cast of Little Women on 1860s wet plate photography + photographer Q&A

Going against the grain, the on-set photographer of 2019’s Little Women included the use of traditional wet plate photography – also known as tintypes – to capture Saoirse Ronan, Laura Dern, Timothée Chalamet, Emma Watson, James Norton and the rest of the production’s cast. It’s not very often that a unit still photographer gets to […]

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5 Frames… Of Edinburgh and Braemar on an emulsion I rustled up at the weekend (4×5 Format / EI <1 / Wista 45D + Nikkor W 150mm f/5.6)

Over the past couple of years, I have revisited many techniques and discovered new ones in my quest for a personal way of working. I thought I’d found my path when my first wet-plate collodion image appeared in my stained hands. The mid 18th Century process has everything necessary to induce addiction in the analogue […]

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My return to film: Roy Shiro

Many photographers look back at their work at the end of the year, to assess, critique, and, if you’re like me, to convince themselves that they’re moving forward with their work. This year was a bit different in some respects for me, as the end of the year marks the one-year anniversary of my move […]

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Five years of EMULSIVE – a retrospective

It’s been 5 years since I launched EMULSIVE – half a decade — during that time, the landscape of the film photography community has changed IMMEASURABLY. For the first time since I can remember, it feels like the film and traditional photography community has truly found its feet. Over the past 12 months alone, we’ve […]