Just in: “New” Tetenal, a phoenix rises – Charys Schuler, PhotoKlassik...

Good news received directly from our friends at “New” Tetenal: the final pieces of paperwork were given their stamps of approval, and the company...

5 Frames With… ILFORD HP5 PLUS (EI 400 / 120 /...

I started to shoot daily images while I was walking my dog some years ago. I called this work “Walking the Dog Series” (not...

An update on the SP-8×10+ film development system

Testing is going well. Everyone who has tried the SP-8x10+ loves it. The biggest technical challenge: we're still optimizing the hold-down tabs. Our plan...

5 Frames With… Kodak VISION3 250D 5207 (EI 200 / 120...

I got a sample roll of Kodak VISION3 250D (5207) as a roll of "SFL K250D". This kind of film is manually converted to...

Appendix B of the Technical Field Guide for the Discerning Analog...

Welcome to the second appendix to the Technical Field Guide for the Discerning Analog Photographer. In Appendix A I set out the push and...

Fujifilm: put down your pitchforks, it’s survival of the fittest

The film photography community is once again up in arms about Fujifilm's latest raft of price hikes. Cries of "Fuji-not-film", accusations of hoarding frozen...

5 Frames With… Rollei ATP 1.1 (EI 32 / 120 /...

On Valentine's Day 2018, I stopped by my school's photo lab on a whim and was unexpectedly treated to blindly pick from a grab...

The best of #FP4party February 2019

It's time for the shortlist for February 2019's #FP4Party. With the winners of January's party recently announced, it's time to take a quick look...

EMULSIVE February 2019: month in review

February was another busy month here on EMULSIVE. Doubly so given that it's a few days short of the other 11. The month saw a...

5 Frames With… FOQUS A125 (EI 125 / 35mm / Nikon...

This film, FOQUS A125, is made by an enthusiast in Russia, and is hard to obtain without Russian connections (Russians buy it from the...

Photoset: On business in NYC with my Mamiya 645 1000s and...

I wrote this text at the end of spring in 2018, but for some reason, I postponed publishing it anywhere. Some things in my...

Special Gunpowder for a Special FP4 Party

On the very last shoot day of January 2019's FP4 Party, I went with my family to the nearby city of Gaillac. Knowing Gaillac's lantern...

5 Frames With… Kodak VISION3 500T 5219 (EI 1500 / 35mm...

Just out of the blue, my dear friend Edward, a stage magician, called me up to ask if I could cover his performance. Without...

No joke: 30%+ price increase on Fujifilm photographic film and paper...

Update: Within hours of this announcement several online retailers and eBay sellers have increased their prices by up to 40% in anticipation of the...

#FP4party January 2019 winner announcement and bonus bits

Greetings from EMULSIVE HQ and welcome to the winner announcement for FP4 Party 2019 plus bonus bits! Bonus bits? Well, yes. I've also included...

5 Frames With… Kodachrome 25 (EI 1.5 / 35mm / Canon...

I loved Kodachrome! It was a wonderful film and untold rolls of it went through my cameras in the 1980s and 1990s. I had...

Ice crystals on tintype: making nature a part of my photographic...

I am a native New Yorker who has been photographing the streets city streets and musicians for over two decades, from up and coming...

5 Frames With… Kodak Gold 200 (EI 200 / 35mm /...

Just by chance, I saw a Facebook post about Sherry Christensen's Frugal Film Project in late January. A couple of messages later, I was in....

Creating the Stearman Press SP-8×10+ film development system

It has taken several years and a lot of experimentation, (not to mention a lot of wasted film), but we finally have the answer...

5 Frames With… Kodak Portra 400 (EI 400 / 120 /...

The Munda Bidi Trail is a wonderful thousand-kilometre dirt bicycle ride between Perth and Albany in Western Australia. I started down the Albany at the...