5 Frames With… Kodak Plus-X 125 (EI 125 / 120 /...

Combining two recent trends, namely de-cluttering and a revival of mid-century technology, I rediscovered a beloved family camera, the Yashica Mat and some expired and now discontinued Kodak Plus X 120 film.

Travelogue: Walking through Europe captured on film Prague to Lugoj –...

To take you on this journey, I'm sharing with you my contact sheets and pulling out a few of the finished photographs from each.

5 Frames With… Kodak EASTMAN Double-X 5222 (EI 200 / 35mm...

After all the roads and film stocks I've shot with over the last couple of months, all have lead to Eastman Kodak Double-X 5222. I've been searching for that go-to film by trying pretty much everything out there.

5 Frames With… ILFORD SFX 200 (EI 200 / 120 format...

In April, I wrote a comparison of three bellows cameras from the 1950s I had bought on eBay: Agfa Record III, Voigtländer Perkeo, and...

Announcing the ChromaGraphica double dry plate and sheet film holder Kickstarter...

After a year of hard work and detailed design, Steve Lloyd of Chroma Camera and I are pleased to announce that the...

5 Frames With… ILFORD HP5 PLUS 400 (EI 1600 / 35mm...

The second day of sunshine… What bliss… It has been dark and grey for a couple of weeks. A huge contrast to the nice and warm temperatures of southern Vietnam where I had been.

Social Music: Covering the Los Angeles jazz and hip-hop scene –...

Jazz has a special place in my heart. It’s a musical language that somehow, I can understand by simply feeing my mind and letting the music run through my soul.

5 Frames With… Ultrafine eXtreme 400 (35MM/ EI 400/ Nikon F4)...

First, let me say that the Nikon F4 gets no respect. I am just going to lay that out there. Okay, so now on to the film. All of my film problems can be traced back to The FPP...

5 Frames With… Kodak ULTRAMAX 400 (EI 400 / 35mm /...

All these frames were shot at the white sands national monument while on a road trip in the States (my family are all American – this road trip happens bi-annually). We were driving the length of Route 66...

The Frugal Film Project: the project that turned into something else:...

Halfway through... six months in already? How did that happen... didn’t we just start? Actually, we are settling into our routine but the bloom is off the rose...

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

Some time ago I combined two new-for-me techniques in one batch of the film developing process - semi-stand and processing C-41 film in B&W chemistry.

Beyond the Visual: an interactive photo booth experience – by Jonathan...

Beyond the Visual is an interactive photo booth experience: a combination of visual arts piece, immersive theater, and educational program. We are transforming an...

5 Frames With… New Oriental Seagull 100 (EI 100 / 35mm...

In Japan, Fujifilm NEOPAN 100 ACROS was the least expensive black and white film. However, with the film no longer being made,...

EMULSIVE June 2019: month in review

It's time to take a look back at the month of June 2019 here on EMULSIVE. Two new film announcements, an interview with the one and only Jon Canlas, film simulation research and hooking up old scanning gear are just a few of the topics and articles that appeared right here.

Introducing the Crumpotype : buttery Summertime cyanotype fun – by John...

Traditional photographic processes require forethought, preparation and involvement on the part of the photographer. To demonstrate this, I made crumpets from scratch and then made cyanotypes using them. Because, obviously.

5 Frames With… Cinestill 800T (EI 1600 / 120 / Rolleiflex...

I bought my Rolleiflex K4B off eBay about a year ago and got a pretty sweet deal for it. Since then, it...

Anecdotal evidence: My darkroom tricks and treats – by Fred Rosenberg

I’ve been a street photographer and black and white darkroom worker since back when bulk film loaders boasted of “Penny a Frame” - that’s right, $.36 a roll of film.

5 Frames With… Fujifilm Natura 1600 (EI 1600 / 35mm /...

I've always wanted to try out Fujifilm Natura 1600 film since over ten years ago when I first saw a photographer using it on their Flickr page.

Using a contact sheet to actively curate an image – by...

Contact sheets are an incredibly useful tool when it comes to reviewing and learning from your own approach to photography, and when curating a series of shots down to one final "keeper." I am an advocate of constant review

5 Frames With… Kodak Tri-X 400 (EI 400 / 35mm /...

I just recently got this Minolta SRT201 from an old friend who didn't have the time nor the space to make a home for her.

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