Experiments

Testing CT Scanners: Here’s how badly they can damage your photographic film

Recently, a number of film companies have issued warnings about new and enhanced scanning technology (CT scanners). As I was travelling through Amsterdam's Schiphol airport recently, I thought I would sacrifice a roll of film to see what the damage looks like.

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

Four seasons with: Kodak EASTMAN Plus-X 5231 – by Marco Calemme

And this is where my journey of home developing begins! After a couple of disappointments - in rapid succession - of the work of some photo labs, it was time to take full responsibility for all the loosely cut last

How to work with the narrow latitude of color reversal (slide) films – By Yusuf Wiryonoputro

Exposure latitude is defined by the satisfactory range between the shadow and highlights at which details can still be visible and color reversal (slide) films are known to have exposure latitudes that are much narrower than black and white, or

Comparing Fujifilm NEOPAN 100 ACROS to… Fujifilm NEOPAN 100 ACROS – by Stig Starr

Looking back at my Lightroom folders I can see that I started taking photography more seriously in 2013 when I acquired an entry-level DSLR. One of the things I really wasn’t taking to was all those menus and buttons.