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Film tests: getting the best out of FERRANIA P30 Alpha part 1 – by Scott Micciche

FERRANIA P30 Alpha has had an interesting time of it since it got into the hands of eager customers in late 2017.  Many photographers (including yours truly) have questioned everything from its true speed to the nature of the emulsion

Film stock review: Bergger Pancro 400 Part 6 – 35mm EI 400 reversal development (bracketed +/- 1 stop)

It's about time to wrap up the part of this series that covers Bergger's 35mm Pancro 400 film with something a bit special: reversal development results. Before you start scratching your head or disappear altogether, allow me a minute or

The Arista Rapid E-6 kit: a guide to developing your own slide film

Before I jump into the guide, allow me a few moments to tell you the story of how I began shooting and developing slide film. Many years ago, while working as an employee of a transport and delivery company, I

Working with paper negatives – Part one: A story of thrift and Magic- by Don Kittle

Film photography, or analog photography - to use a term that better encompasses other media and processes - really is a fascinating world. To those relatively new to the world outside what is considered traditional film photography (such as myself

Developing motion picture film in your own darkroom by Mr. D Cow Esquire

Snatched from the streets of San Diego in late March 2016 by a group of masked assailants, Diz has been spending some time at EMULSIVE HQ (voluntarily) working on a guest post covering his process for developing motion picture film

How to get started with pushing (and pulling) film

We've roped the very agreeable Michael Bitaxi into putting together a guest post for us covering everything you need to get started with pushing and pulling film. It's a great read for those of you who are thinking about dipping

Black and white film high EI shootout part 2: Kodak Tri-X 400, T-MAX 400 and ILFORD HP5 PLUS, Delta 400 at EI 25600

The high EI shootout is back for part two: the pushening. Poorly executed references to the terrible sequel that was Highlander 2 aside, I'm hoping that you'll find this extension of part one just as informative as the first and