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.

My darkroom journey – by Keith Moss

I really believe that to be a complete photographer it is imperative to either hone the skill set of printing within a darkroom environment or be knowledgeable of the process.

A practical guide to… Lith printing

When mainstream photography was entangled with the darkroom, the act of printing a photo would show the artist's hand as much as what was photographed.

How I built my darkroom for less than $500

"Oh sure, it may not look like much, but it’s going to be my new photo darkroom." I said this, with a touch of nostalgia, a bit of a whim, and the driving force of practicality around the return

The Simple Enlarger: compact, portable, low-cost darkroom printing for all

I want to spread the idea that a photographic enlarger is fundamentally a very simple thing.

Not for legal use: Polaroid passport photos on wet plate collodion

Wet plate collodion doesn't spring to mind as either the most practical or in fact, legal approach to creating passport photographs but that didn't stop EMULSIVE interviewee #196 Markus Hofstaetter from giving it a shot. Markus isn't a stranger

Darkroom technique: fine-tuning the negative – by Monika

Back over the summer of 2018, my beloved Bronica SQ-A became gravely ill, and I sent it off to the camera spa for some TLC.

Appendix B of the Technical Field Guide for the Discerning Analog...

Welcome to the second appendix to the Technical Field Guide for the Discerning Analog Photographer.

Appendix A of the Technical Field Guide for the Discerning Analog...

I originally wrote the full "Technical Field Guide for the Discerning Analog Photographer" as a quick reference for technical photographers in the field.

Cinematic storytelling part 3: developing motion picture film

Welcome to the final (?) part of this three-part series exploring the use of motion picture film in still photography.

Cinematic storytelling part 2: motion picture film, print film and chemistry

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.

Cinematic storytelling part 1: an overview of motion picture film and...

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

How to take the leap into 35mm film photography – by...

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

How-to: Colour/BW film processing with the BelliniFoto Monopart C-41 kit

I developed my first black and white film at school and have enjoyed developing black and white films ever since.

Review: Comparing FF No.1 and Cinestill Df96 monobath developers

Monobath film developers feel like the in thing for 2018.

Film tests: getting the best out of FERRANIA P30 Alpha part...

A few months ago, I wrote about the results of my tests on FERRANIA P30 Alpha in various developers.

How-to: Make cyanotype prints from analog or digital negatives without sunlight...

I hope that through this article, I’ll be able to convince you that cyanotypes can be done on a tight budget and without access to sunlight.

Review: CineStill Df96 Monobath developer – by Stephen Schaub

Anyone who knows me knows that I am a fierce advocate for film.

Featured project: Finding your way in the dark (printing Dublin...

I wanted a few nighttime square images for the final chapter of a book I was just completing on Dublin, a kind of goodnight to the City.