EMULSIVE March 2020: month in review

These are the 31 days and 45 articles that made EMULSIVE in March 2020, starting (as always) with a list of the “top ten” as decided by you and ordered by date of publication.

Before you get lost below, here’s a quick reminder that for the foreseeable future from April 2nd 2020, I’m aiming to publish two articles a day here on EMULSIVE. Truth be told, it’s going to be stressful trying to keep up but I’m giving it a crack while I have time on my hands.


Wish me luck and enjoy!

What is exposure? How to use light meters in film photography What is exposure? How to use light meters in film photography March 1, 2020 Posted in: Articles, Featured, Guides - Getting your exposure right is the first priority in making a photograph and comes before almost any other decision after the initial idea for a shot. Nowadays though, it is hardly given a thought. With many cameras making the basic choice, the photographer only needs to decide if any adjustment should be made to achieve […]
Kodak T-MAX 400: An honest film stock review Kodak T-MAX 400: An honest film stock review March 10, 2020 Posted in: Featured, Film stock reviews, Kodak Film Stock Reviews, Reviews - I have always been on the fence about Kodak’s T-MAX 400 film. I have been using it on and off for the last ten years now but only had really used it for specific purposes, mainly portraits due to its super sharp rendering and high resolution with very fine grain. T-MAX 400 also has beautiful contrast right off […]
The best (and worst) film cameras of the 1990s The best (and worst) film cameras of the 1990s March 13, 2020 Posted in: Featured, Film camera Reviews, Reviews - My take on the 10 "best" film cameras released during the 1990s. It’s not a countdown in the traditional sense and "best"...well...
Long-term bag review: The Billingham Hadley Pro 2020, six months and counting... Long-term bag review: The Billingham Hadley Pro 2020, six months and counting… March 15, 2020 Posted in: Bag Reviews, Gear Reviews, Reviews - First impression count but a longer term opinion is often more important when making an investment. These are my thoughts 6 months in...
Testing CT Scanners: Here's how badly they can damage your film Testing CT Scanners: Here’s how badly they can damage your photographic film March 19, 2020 Posted in: Articles, Experiments, Featured - Recently, a number of film companies have issued warnings about new and enhanced scanning technology (CT scanners). As I was travelling through Amsterdam's Schiphol airport recently, I thought I would sacrifice a roll of film to see what the damage looks like.
Global film photography survey: Your help needed Global film photography survey: Your help needed March 20, 2020 Posted in: Articles, Featured, Opinion - At the end of February, I played a little game on social media in the form of a film photography "Never Have I Ever..." For a fun little thing, the....
36 keepers: Working towards a perfect roll of film in India 36 keepers: Working towards a perfect roll of film in India March 22, 2020 Posted in: Articles, Opinion - One of the things I tried while in India was to set myself a simple challenge: to shoot a "perfect" roll of 36 exposures.
65 photographic projects you can do when you're stuck at home 65 photographic projects you can do when you’re stuck at home March 24, 2020 Posted in: Articles, Experiments, Featured, Guides - To help beat the boredom, I reached out to the film photography community and asked what kinds of photography projects they'd be doing while stuck at home/physically distancing over the next...
My Leica M1, John Tarrant 5 Frames… On ILFORD HP5 PLUS (EI 400 / 35mm format / Leica M1) – by John Tarrant March 26, 2020 Posted in: 5 Frames..., Articles - You don’t see many references to the Leica M1 but it is perhaps the purest photographic tool. It has a good viewfinder but no rangefinder and no other automation. It has the same body as the M2 but as you can see from the first photograph below, there is no rangefinder window (it’s blanked out […]
Lomography launches new slow 35mm B&W film- Fantôme Kino ISO 8 Lomography launches new slow 35mm B&W film: Fantôme Kino ISO 8 March 26, 2020 Posted in: Articles, News - Hot off the press is news of a new film by the folks at Lomography: Fantôme Kino B&W ISO 8 film in 35mm format. Touted as a "brand new high contrast film with panchromatic sensitivity...

…and here’s everything in order of publication

Everything from March 2020 in a single list.

Thanks for reading!

~ EM

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