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

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