EMULSIVE May 2018: month in review

Welcome to the month that was May 2018, all 31 days, 22 daily photos and 32 articles of it – here on EMULSIVE at least. This recap is a little late, to say the least – totally my fault (more of the biting off more than I can chew business.

Still, let’s not dwell on that, it’s here now, so I invite you all to get stuck in. Here’s every single article and photograph published on EMULSIVE in May 2018, starting with the ten most popular articles as decided by you and ordered by their publish date.


~ EM

Medium format first timer: a few months in – by Rick Davy

Rick Davy is back writing about his first steps into medium format photography. With a Hasselblad, no less.

Every single film stock still made today part 3: ILFORD to Japan Camera Hunter

In part three of this ongoing series, I take a look at the 14 still-freshly-made film stocks from I to J. I’m still looking for contributed sample photographs, so please head on over and let me know if you’d like to submit a few.

EMULSIVE interview: I am Daphne Schnitzer and this is why I shoot film

I’d had the pleasure of featuring Daphne’s ethereal pinhole photography a little while before her interview was released in May and you’ll be glad to hear there’s more of the same here. Definitely a bit hit for all you pinhole lovers out there.

Camera review: Yashica Mat-124G – by Milan Juza

Milan Juza was kind enough to share his review of the Yashica Mat-124G. Read on to find out what he thinks of it.

Camera review: getting back on the bike with the Intrepid 4×5 – by Phil Harrison

After nearly 25 years since his last foray into large format photography, regular contributor Phil Harrison is back on the bike and in all honesty, he’s not doing a bad job at all.

Photo story: I shot the Sheriff, photographing Bob Marley – by Eddie Malin

Eddie Malin shares a few frames from a roll of ILFORD HP5 he shot during Bob Marley’s July 1980 concert at Dublin’s Dalymount Park.

Gear review: SP-445 4×5 film processing system – by Richard Pickup

Richard Pickup is back on EMULSIVE, this time sharing his review of the SP-445 film processing system from Stearman Press.

Film review: Thoughts on using CineStill 50D in the Arctic Circle – by James Silvester

James Silvester shares his thoughts on his first roll of CineStill 50D, shot in the snowy climbs of Abisko in Northern Sweden.

I am Anil Mistry and this is why I shoot film

I had the distinct pleasure of sharing my interview with serial Creative Director Anil Mistry in May. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

Every single film stock still made today – Part 4: Kodak to Maco Direct

Part four of this ongoing series was a mammoth undertaking, covering 48 film stocks still in production. There are two more “listing” style parts to come and then a final epilogue of sorts. In the meantime, check out part 4.

…and then there’s everything else

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