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Experimentation plays a huge part in film photography – it’s baked right into the medium. Explore experimental development techniques, pushing and pulling film, cross processing, red scale photography and much, much more here.

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

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

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

How-to: convert a toy camera to shoot BW infrared film –...

Ok, so as photography how-to's go, this one is as simple as they come.

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

A call for imperfection AKA walking a thin line between creation...

"All styles are good except the boring kind." – Voltaire   Let’s get a few things straight before we go any further: I did not study photography and I don’t really consider myself to be an artist. Working as a

Experiments: cross processing and pushing Kodak EKTACHROME 100VS (E100VS)

Picking up from the original review, I'm going to talk about experiment with Kodak EKTACHROME E100VS and the kinds of results you can expect from pushing and cross processing the film and then pushing and cross processing this film.

Building a naked Aero Ektar Speed Graphic: The AEROgraphic project part...

Welcome to the sixth and final part of the AEROgraphic project series.

Long exposure film tests part three: Kodak Professional Ektar 100, Portra...

Welcome to the third instalment of my Long Exposure Test series. In this part, I am looking at 5 readily available colour negative films and how adjustment of longer exposure times effects the outcomes.

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

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

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.

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

How to get started with solargraphy – by Barnaby Nutt

Every year on the summer solstice, the sun is higher in the sky than at any other time in the year.

Appendix B of the Technical Field Guide for the Discerning Analog...

Welcome to the second appendix to the Technical Field Guide for the Discerning Analog Photographer.

How to work with the narrow latitude of color reversal (slide)...

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

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

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

Research: is there really a difference between real and simulated film...

To answer this question, I researched the foundations of film and digital photography; and which factors can influence the style of the results for my bachelor thesis.

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