If you’re celebrating, Merry Christmas! If you’re not, welcome to the end of a year which, well, that’s enough about that. I made a promise to myself early in 2020 that I’d do my best to focus on the positives and share a little more love than usual this year. Things didn’t turn out exactly the way I expected but I got close – I think.
For those of you who don’t know, I have a relatively recent annual tradition of collating the best of EMULSIVE top-ten-as-chosen-by-you-listicles. Regular readers will know I’m not a huge fan of them but as the year draws near, I feel the need to recharge and although these take a fair amount of time to put together in their own right, they’re a damned sight quicker than editing and scheduling “normal” content.
If you want to find out more about them or submit your own, check out the bottom of this article or the very first 5FW here on EMULSIVE. Oh, as this series was created in collaboration with 35mmc’s Hamish Gill, also be sure to check out even more on 35mmc.
As annoying as these listicles may be, try to think about them the way I do: every single article here is the result of hours, days, weeks or – in the case of the other listicles you’ll see here over the coming days – months of effort on behalf of the person who contributed it. That effort and the result are worth celebrating in my opinion.
5 FRAMES… WITH A BEAT-UP NIKKOR-S 55MM F/1.2 ON KODAK PLUS-X (EI 125 / 35MM / NIKON FM2) BY GUILHERME MARANHÃO – READ NOW
5 FRAMES… OF THE TAGUS RIVER ON KODAK COLORPLUS 200 (EI 800 / 35MM FORMAT / NIKON F100) – BY RODRIGO VERISSIMO – READ NOW
5 FRAMES… OF 120 FORMAT KODAK GOLD 200 (EI 100 / PENTAX 67 + SMC- PENTAX 105MM F/2.4 + SMC- PENTAX 55MM F/4) BY BILL MANNING – READ NOW
5 FRAMES… WITH FUJIFILM FUJICOLOR PRO 400H (EI 400 / 120 FORMAT / HASSELBLAD 500C/M) BY PAUL TURNER – READ NOW
5 FRAMES… OF PORTRAITS AND LANDSCAPES ON ROLLEI INFRARED 400 (EI 12 / 35MM FORMAT / LEICA M3) – BY ALESSIO MOLA – READ NOW
5 FRAMES… ON THE GREATEST FILM IN EXISTENCE, KODAK EKTAR 100 (EI 100 / 120 FORMAT / ZENZA BRONICA S2A) BY ED WORTHINGTON – READ NOW
5 FRAMES… WITH KODAK T-MAX 100 (EI 50 / 35MM FORMAT / LEICA IIIF) BY SIMÓN DUCOS – READ NOW
5 FRAMES… OF ALIEN LANDSCAPES IN MURMANSKAYA STATE ON A LEICA M7 AND VOIGTLANDER ULTRON 21MM F/1.8 (EI 400 / 35MM FORMAT / ILFORD HP5 PLUS) BY ALEX KULIKOV – READ NOW
5 FRAMES… WITH KENTMERE 400 IN THE HARMAN REUSABLE CAMERA (EI 400 / 35MM FORMAT) BY AISLINN CHUAHIOCK – READ NOW
5 FRAMES… OF 35MM FILM IN A FUJI GSW690II: FUN WITH MY TEXPAN (EI 100 / 35MM FORMAT / KODAK EKTACHROME E100) BY ANDREI PUGATsOV – READ NOW
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This series is produced in conjunction with Hamish Gill's excellent 35mmc.com. Head on over to read the other half of these stories there.