Effectively shooting Fuji Velvia 50 and other slide films – by...

Fuji Velvia 50 is my favourite colour film. The colours, saturation and contrast are unique. It's especially good for golden hour colours around dawn and sunset.

How to make and experiment with homemade redscale film – by...

This article covers making and experimenting with redscale film at home.

Long exposure film tests part one: ILFORD PAN F+, ILFORD FP4+,...

Long exposure film photography is a technique central to my currently ongoing photography project, Where We Meet. Capturing the smooth extensions of water movement, contrasted with static elements of the shoreline is the key to this visual narrative.

How to: An introduction to wet plate collodion

You might remember that we featured an interview with Robert Marsters some months ago.

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

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

Reciprocity failure in landscape long exposures – by Andy Walsey

Iceland. Winter. You're standing at the base of a waterfall, semi-numb fingers fumbling a new roll of 35mm into the back of your ice-cold SLR.

Cheat sheet: ILFORD FP4 PLUS development times – EI 100 to...

Over the years I've built up a large bank of development times and schemes for many black and white films, old and new;

Scanning film: Canon 5D Mark II vs Drum scanner vs Epson...

Preface This article originally appeared over at Addicted2light in November 2012 and has been kindly updated by author Gianluca Bevacqua. Gianluca's taken a bit of time to update his initial findings with his updated DSLR "scanner", a Sony A7r.

Esperimenti fotografici con Fuji Instanx in bianco e nero

English version here: https://emulsive.org/experiments/black-and-white-fuji-instax-photographic-experiments   Mi chiamo WhatsBehindThat e faccio foto. La mia prima foto e’ stata fatta con una Yashica, dopo che mio fratello mi spiego’ come leggere la tabella dei valori dietro al flash e come impostare

Experimenting with black and white photography on colour Fuji INSTAX

Versione in Italiano e qui: https://emulsive.org/experiments/esperimenti-fotografici-con-fuji-instanx-in-bianco-e-nero   My name is WhatsBehindThat and I make photos. I took my first shots with a Yashica film camera (after my brother explained me how to read the table of values behind the

Working with paper negatives – Part one: A story of thrift...

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...

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 bulk load 120 or 220 film (using 65mm Kodak...

In June 2015 I was lucky enough to source a fresh 300ft short-end of Kodak's 250D (Vision 3 5207) motion picture stock in 65mm format.

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...

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

Black and white film high EI shootout part 1: Kodak Tri-X...

A few months ago I wrote a post about experimenting with pushing Kodak Tri-X from ISO 800 to 12800.

Photoset #01: Kodak Ektar 100 – +1-stop push with +1 over...

As regular readers will know, I've been doing #FILMSWAPs for close to six months now and things are going great guns. Since it all started back in July, I've been lucky enough to swap over 150 rolls (and reels) of

Experiments: cross processing and push processing Fuji Provia 100F (RDP III)

Picking up from my original Provia 100F review, I'm going to talk about how we can experiment with this film and the kinds of results you can expect. In this article, we'll be talking about pushing, cross processing and

Experimenting with Rollei Superpan 200 (with bonus infrared)

Today I've decided to give you all a look at the kind of results you can expect from Rollei's Superpan 200 black and white film in 120 format.