These are the 28 days and 28 articles that made EMULSIVE in February 2021. There’s no fancy countdown, just my usual recap starting with the most popular 10 articles of the month in order of publication.

For those of you who prefer to see everything in one place, scroll past the top 10 for a complete list.

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February 2021’s reader top 10

New M-mount lens from Lomography: The Atoll Ultra-Wide 17mm f/2.8 Art Lens

Just arrived on Kickstarter: Lomography’s first crowdfunding campaign of the year: the Ultra-Wide 17mm f/2.8 Atoll lens for Leica M-mount (as well as a few current digital mounts, too). It’s not a fisheye lens. Think more of the Voigtlander ultra-wides for Leica M-mount cameras instead. Further details follow, but first, […]

My approach to Rodinal semi-stand film development

My film development workflow shifted in 2020 and became almost entirely based around semi-stand methods. Previously I had used ILFORD DD-X and taken great care over timings and chemistry – including for stand dev, but as I’ve found more of my projects start to come together I have not been […]

How-to: Upgrade your Rolleiflex at home with a digital light meter

How-to: Upgrade your Rolleiflex with a digital light meter

I’d been working on this project in one form or another for about 6 months, trying various methods to return the old selenium light meter on my Rolleiflex 2.8F to a functional and usable state. Without giving it all away, this article/informal guide covers the end result of replacing the […]


…AND HERE’S EVERYTHING IN ORDER OF PUBLICATION

5 Frames... Of Adox KB17 during 'Der Fasching' at the heart of the Black Forest in 1960s Germany (35mm / EI 100 / Asahi Pentax SV + 28mm f/3.5 Super-Takumar) - by Jeremy Greenaway

5 Frames… Of Adox KB 17 during ‘Der Fasching’ at the heart of the Black Forest in 1960s Germany (35mm / EI 100 / Asahi Pentax SV + 28mm f/3.5 Super-Takumar)

Way back in 1963, in the early years of my photojournalism career, a German friend of mine who was about to emigrate to the US persuaded me to join him on a visit to his homeland in early February. ‘It’s the season of Der Fasching,’ he explained excitedly. ‘Everyone dresses […]

A year in the life of a backyard cameramonger during a global pandemic: Building fast, automated devices for scanning film and mounted slides – the Mongoose and the BoopBoop Trigger

In this article I am going to talk about the journey that led me to build the Mongoose automated negative carrier, and my newest device, the BoopBoop Trigger for digitizing mounted slides.  This won’t be so much a technical review or description as much as a meandering memoir for posterity […]

Nikon F3P - top down

Less than the sum of its parts? The Nikon F3P, a press camera

Back in the day, the “stock” Nikon F3 was so popular amongst Japanese photojournalists that Nikon decided to make a “Press” or “Professional” version to the Japanese market. Apparently, only accredited photojournalists could get their hands on one of these babies, so only limited quantities were produced until… Nikon decided […]

My Mamiya 645 Pro and Mamiya Sekor-C 80 mm f:2.8, Bram van der Horst

5 Frames… Of Icelandic industrial edge on Fuji Pro 400H and a Mamiya 645 Pro (120 Format / EI 400 / Mamiya Sekor-C 80 mm f/2.8)

In between covid lockdowns, my girlfriend and I had the chance to visit Iceland. We went lightweight and camped everywhere. Lightweight except that I had brought my digital Pentax SLR in conjunction with two film bodies: the Mamiya C220 6×6 format TLR and my Mamiya 645 Pro 6×4.5 format SLR. […]

My 1920 Graflex RB Tele 4x5 and Voigtlander Heliar 210mm f/4.5

5 Frames… Around Hai Phong, Vietnam on my 1920 Graflex RB Tele 4×5 and ILFORD HP5 PLUS (4×5 Format / EI 400 / Voigtlander Heliar 210mm f/4.5 c.1920 lens)

I’m from Seattle, WA, US yet I have been overseas for the last 13 years, working, exploring, and experiencing what you see in travel vlogs. I’m now in Hai Phong, Vietnam, around 2 hours to the west of Hanoi on the coast near Ha Long Bay. I arrived from Birmingham, […]

5 Frames... Of macro photography on Fuji Velvia 50 (35mm / EI 50 / Nikon FM2 + Nikon 105mm f/2.8 AI-s Micro-Nikkor + Nikon Pk-3 extension tube) - by Joshua Wright

5 Frames… Of macro photography on Fuji Velvia 50 (35mm / EI 50 / Nikon FM2 + Nikon 105mm f/2.8 AI-s Micro-Nikkor + Nikon Pk-3 extension tube)

With winter bearing down upon us, my family and I visited the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center in Providence, RI USA for a little weather respite. My family brought sketch pads and watercolor paints; I brought a roll of Fuji Velvia 50, a Nikon FM2, a Nikon 105mm f/2.8 AI-s […]

Month in review: December 2020

These are the 31 days and 30 articles that made EMULSIVE in December 2020. There’s no fancy countdown here, just my usual recap for those of you who missed the goings-on. If you read the November 2020 update, I’m still very much in catch-up mode but definitely getting there. As […]

Around Europe with the Zorki 4K

Around Europe with the Zorki 4K

I for the longest time fancied owning a completely mechanical rangefinder camera, but I always thought that they were out of my budget. That was until I, by utter chance, stumbled into the world of Fed and Zorki Ukrainian and Russian rangefinders. After doing a bit of research online, I […]

Maximum readiness, effective robustness: The Durst Sei Sei (Durst 66)

During the never-ending cycle of lockdowns here in the UK, I’ve set myself a little project wandering about on my permitted ‘one-exercise-a-day’ time, documenting my hometown of Stone in the West Midlands. My preferred film is ILFORD HP5 PLUS: absolutely bomb-proof. A friend regularly develops his in his coffee (Caffenol) […]

CONTAX S2b + Zeiss Planar T- 50mm f-1.4, Ryan Steven Green

5 Frames… Of Pentabo Clortino on Expired Kodak EASTMAN 200T 5293 (35mm format / EI 50 / CONTAX S2b + Zeiss Planar T* 50mm f/1.4)

As a subject, payphones are not new to me. For over three years I have been documenting them on my smartphone for my IG account @payphonesoflosangeles. About seven months into the project, I was introduced to the work of a gentleman by the name of Juan (alias the @screwyblooms is […]

Month in review - 2020 November

Month in review: November 2020

These are the 30 days and 30 articles that made EMULSIVE in November 2020. There’s no fancy countdown here, just my usual recap for those of you who missed the goings-on. You’ll find a recap of all the articles published, starting with the most popular 10 articles of the month […]


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