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Greta Thunberg: capturing the voice of the 21st century using 150-year-old wet plate photography

The call came in on the afternoon of Monday 7th October. Shane Balkowitsch would have little under 24 hours to plan a 15-minute wet plate photoshoot with Greta Thunberg at Standing Rock. Naturally, the first thing he did after getting off the phone was to start packing his studio up into the back of his truck — including his portable darkroom.

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.

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

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

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

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