One year of Analogue Wonderland: a retrospective

It’s been over a year since Analogue Wonderland first opened its (virtual) doors and started selling a wide variety of films to analogue photographers around the world. And what a year it’s been!

5 Frames With… Kodak Ektar 100 (EI 100 / 120 /...

Before I actually start writing about the film I want to make a disclaimer which some of you may think is unnecessary, however I do not want to hurt any feelings and that’s why I want to make clear that everything I will write about Ektar is purely subjective and based on my experience or actually the lack of it, using this film.

Saxonvale: two years documenting a brownfield industrial site – by Tim...

This is the story of a photo project which started on a whim and grew into something far bigger than I’d imagined. Fingers crossed it’s not finished yet, but more on that later. If you’re comfortable, let us begin.

My return to film: Stuart Skene

I was born in 1982 so by default, my first experiences with photography were on film. I had a mother who loved photography and from an early point in my childhood, I remember her handing over her EOS “something-something” and being transfixed by...

A new multi-format camera is born: meet the CAMERADACTYL HOMONCULUS 69...

There's a new camera on the block and it just so happens to be the latest addition to the CAMERADACTYL family. I call it the HOMONCULUS 69 - because it can take photographs up to 6x9 in size. Clever, that.

Foma Bohemia celebrates upcoming 100 year anniversary with new packaging

With their 100-year anniversary coming up in 2021, Foma Bohemia, makers of FOMAPAN black and white photographic film and papers is popping the cork a little early with new, limited edition "retro" 1930s styled box art for it's FOMAPAN 100 Classic, FOMAPAN 200 Creative and FOMAPAN 400 Action line of films.

5 Frames With… ORWO N74 plus ( Gost 360 / 35mm...

Greetings Comrades! I am back with another "5 Frames" feature to further your capitalist decadence. This time I am shooting the superior...

In defence of 35mm point and shoot cameras

Point and shoot film cameras are often looked down upon within the film community and you'll hear more than the occasional accusation of them being an accessory to "make you look trendy". But, as I discuss in this article, these cameras have a value that is...

5 Frames With… Kodak EKTACHROME E100VS (EI 100 / 120 /...

"What on earth had I been thinking?" This is the question that I asked myself from the moment that I dropped the...

EMULSIVE May 2019: month in review

Here's a wrap-up of everything you may have missed on EMULSIVE in May 2018. With only one more day left in June, expect another...

How to: Get over early hurdles in film photography

Film can be daunting for some, but I find it is worth the investment of time and money, as long as you...

How to: Connect legacy film scanners to modern computers

It's time to simplify and demystify the dark art of connecting legacy film scanners and other hardware to modern computers. If you...

UPDATE: New film from Shanghai: GP3 100 now in 35mm format…plus...

See the latest updates (2019-06-25) at the foot of this page. Retailing at just $3.50 per 36 exposure roll,...

Research: is there really a difference between real and simulated film...

To answer this question, I researched the foundations of film and digital photography; and which factors can influence the style of...