Welcome to what was January 2019. It was (obviously) the beginning of the year but was anything other than a slow start. Here’s everything published on EMULSIVE in January 2019 starting with the ten most popular articles as decided by you, the readers.
As a little bonus, I’ve also added in my final article of December 2018.
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Back in June 2018, I received a Facebook message from that bloke Hamish Gill. It simply read, “We should do a sporadic podcast”. I should have stopped him there.
These five frames are very special to me because are part of the very first black and white roll that I developed for myself.
2002 was a funny time for film cameras.
In this article, I will go over the steps you need to take and the decisions you need to make to enter the wonderful world of film 35mm photography.
I recommend starting with the 35mm format as the cameras
The Hasselblad 2000FCW was the third in the legendary Swedish company’s family of 6×6 focal plane shutter cameras. If you want to be able to use all Hasselblad lenses (including 13 lenses that can only be used with this
For the last few months, I have been working tirelessly at destroying my anonymity for the purpose of selling cameras.
Over the past few months, I’ve been trying to settle on “the one.” The one 35mm film camera that will serve all my photography needs.
This three-part series explores motion picture film for use in still camera and covers the theory behind motion picture film, currently available film stocks, the importance of correct development and the development process itself.
Through this article and the
In 1900, Eastman Kodak introduced the original Brownie camera, the first in a long-running series of affordable, easy-to-use cameras for the general public.
UPDATE 02 15 Feb 2019: Management buy out has succeeded.
The new year is upon us but it needn’t be filled with broken resolutions, especially if you’ve committed yourself to create a new photography website (or plan on refreshing one you already have).
…and then there’s everything else
You wouldn’t believe the number of weird looks I get when I tell people that I am getting my four-year degree in photography.
When we talk about instant film, Fujifilm and Polaroid Originals are the only mature solutions available at this time. One of the characteristics of these cameras is that we can choose only one format for one camera.
In part two of this series we are going to go delve into the technical side of motion picture film: color temperature, print vs motion picture film stocks and finally start to get into what ECN-2 is all about.
Rollei Retro 80S is not a new kid on the block anymore, it’s been around since mid-2000s and plenty has been written about its most prominent characteristics: extended red sensitivity, high resolution and contrast – all signs of its
I have always found the look of black and white infrared photographs intriguing and really wanted to try it myself.
Off the job Shot on ILFORD FP4 PLUS at EI 800. Black and white negative film in wide 35mm format (TEXPan). Push processed 2⅔-stops. Fuji GW690III + EBC Fujinon 90mm f/3.5. Development notes Kodak HC-110: 1+31(B), 21°C/70°F, 17:00 (N+2⅔) No presoak, 1-minute initial agitation, 5 inversions/minute, normal stop/fix/rinse […]
When I first started photography many years ago, shooting film was the only game in town.
Inside out Shot on ILFORD FP4 PLUS at EI 800. Black and white negative film in wide 35mm format (TEXPan). Push processed 2⅔-stops. Fuji GW690III + EBC Fujinon 90mm f/3.5. Development notes Kodak HC-110: 1+31(B), 21°C/70°F, 17:00 (N+2⅔) No presoak, 1-minute initial agitation, 5 inversions/minute, normal stop/fix/rinse
On a hot summer day in 2018, I made my way to the area around City Hall in Buffalo, New York, USA. This is one of my favorite places to shoot film, particularly for architectural images.
Leave it to burn
Shot on ILFORD FP4 PLUS at EI 800.
Black and white negative film in 120 format shot as 6×9.
Push processed 2⅔-stops.
Fuji GW690III + EBC Fujinon 90mm f/3.5.
Kodak HC-110: 1+31(B
Reading EMULSIVE reminded me that I’d shot my first roll of film in 1961, when, as a young boy, I’d bought a very old Kodak box camera from a village jumble sale with my pocket money.
Shot on Lomography Berlin 400 at EI 800.
Black and white motion picture film in wide 35mm format (TEXPan)
Push processed 1-stop.
Fuji GW690III + EBC Fujinon 90mm f/3.5.
Kodak HC-110: 1+31(B), 21°C/70°F, 11:00
You’ll no doubt know two things about Kosmo Mono film; first is the packaging and branding are great. Inspired by the artwork of Soviet era propaganda, it features blocky, simple designs of space rockets and jet planes.
It’s all theatre
Shot on Kodak Portra 160 at EI 160
Colour negative film in 35mm format
Leica M6 TTL 0.85 + Canon S Serenar 50mm f/1.5
I first bought this film to try Cinestill out as a brand. I was really curious about the company because of the concept of using movie stock film to create still photographs.
Slow day Shot on Lomography Berlin 400 at EI 800. Black and white motion picture film in wide 35mm format (TEXPan) Push processed 1-stop. Fuji GW690III + EBC Fujinon 90mm f/3.5. Development notes Kodak HC-110: 1+31(B), 21°C/70°F, 11:00 (N+1) No presoak, 1-minute initial agitation, 5 inversions/minute, normal stop/fix/rinse […]
Welcome to EMULSIVE interview #195 and film photographer David Jazay, Berlin-based urban and rural photographer.
It’s an interesting read ahead, so I’ll bow out and pass you over to David.
Hi David, what’s this picture, then?
Antique Shops and
Surprising as this may be but ILFORD XP2 SUPER is currently my favourite* general-purpose black & white film.
Up and to the right #02
Shot on ILFORD SFX 200 at EI 6
Black and white infrared sensitive film in 120 format shot as 6×6
Zeiss Distagon CFi 50mm f/4 + R72 IR filter
Travelling to unknown places makes you feel alive. Experiencing new things in a new environment makes your heart pumping.
The last time I shot film was somewhere around 2002, and I certainly hadn’t purchased a film camera this century. That all changed when I picked up a used Nikon FE in Ginza, Tokyo a few weeks ago.
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