Effective globally from May 11th 2020, HARMAN Technology Limited, producers of ILFORD and Kentmere photographic film, paper, chemistry and cameras will be increasing prices for most products by between 1% and 15%. The prices increases are part of a planned annual schedule — albeit delayed for as long as possible — and not in any […]
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Making moves: SilvergrainClassics starts new online content offering in conjunction with Gossen
Not surprisingly, it seems everyone is rushing to make new online content for the film community these days. While SilvergrainClassics — the magazine about the entire world of analog photography — will be sticking to a print-only philosophy for its publication, the team is also in the midst of launching a series of online content […]
Lomography launches new not-so-slow-slow 35mm B&W film: Babylon Kino ISO 13
Coming just 20 days after they announced ISO 8 Fantôme Kino B&W film back on March 26th, the folks at Lomography are back at it again, this time with a faster (but still very slow) ISO 13 film going by the name Babylon Kino B&W ISO 13. As with Fantôme, Babylon Kino is available for […]
ILFORD Photo’s new interview series kicks off with EMULSIVE
Welcome to “Lockdown Sessions” a new series of interviews by the folks over at ILFORD Photo. This new series of interviews with members of the global film photography community kicked off with none other than EMULSIVE — me — a little earlier this week. Speaking with Matt Parry, ILFORD’s Marketing Communications manager (and past EMULSIVE […]
Squaring the circle: Polaroid rises from the ashes of The Impossible Project
A little over 12 years since The Impossible Project’s inception, the company has squared the circle and become the very brand whose products it was created to save.
New “Paper Blues”: Pre-rolled cyanotype paper for your 35mm film camera
Brand new for 2020 and a world photographic first, these pre-rolled 35mm film cassettes are loaded with specially coated cyanotype paper, which will allow you to use one of the world’s first photographic techniques in any 35mm film camera ever made. Say hello to “Paper Blues”.
Due to COVID-19 concerns, ILFORD Photo to temporarily halt manufacturing
I’m sad to report that the company has announced its intent to temporarily cease production at their Mobberly (UK) factory from Wednesday April 1st 2020 until further notice.
The new limited edition Intrepid 4×5 Black Edition
Wood is out, replaced by anodised aluminium and 3D printed parts. Say hello to the Intrepid Camera’s Black Edition 4×5. The camera is the latest creation from the UK based company whose offices are just a few hundred meters from Brighton’s Palace Pier. The new camera, available in limited quantities starting March 27th, is a […]
Lomography launches new slow 35mm B&W film: Fantôme Kino ISO 8
Hot off the press is news of a new film by the folks at Lomography: Fantôme Kino B&W ISO 8 film in 35mm format. Touted as a “brand new high contrast film with panchromatic sensitivity…
On COVID-19, ILFORD Photo suggest stockpiling rolls of film, not toilet paper
Something a little lighthearted for you from the folks over at ILFORD Photo in the UK. The company recently made a statement on the impact of COVID-19, which included the…
Kodak announces restructure and full-year 2019 financial results
This just in from Kodak in its full-year financial results from 2019 including revenues of US$1.2 billion, net earnings of $116 million and an organisational restructure in its film, print, imaging and brand divisions. Highlights from the official announcement:
Shoot Instax Square on your Hasselblad with the #HVSQ Ver.2
Shenzhen based photographer John Yang has recently announced the second version of his Instax Square film back for the Hasselblad V-System, dubbed the #HVSQ Ver.2 and has opened pre-orders for the device on his website.
Say hello to SilvergrainClassics, the new name for PhotoKlassik International magazine
PhotoKlassik International is now SilvergrainClassics! But let me reassure everyone right away that the quality and nature of the content has not changed, only the name!
ILFORD Photo film quality feedback and replacement program announced
The UK’s ILFORD Photo, manufacturers of black and white films such as HP5 PLUS, FP4 PLUS and Delta Professional released a statement today regarding defects found on certain 120 medium format photographic film products. From the statement: Over the last couple of months, we have noticed an increased number of customers posting their concerns on […]
Five major film studios ink new 2020 deal to secure the future of motion pictures shot on film
Coming from Kodak’s Fourth Annual Kodak Film Awards is the news that five of the six major Hollywood film studios — Disney, NBC Universal, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures and Warner Bros — have signed new deals with Kodak guaranteeing their use of the company’s motion picture film products from 2020 for the foreseeable future. This […]
Say hello to the LEGO Nikon F3, the new “plastic fantastic” film camera
Christmas has come early for LEGO fans and film photographers alike in the form of the LEGO Nikon F3 created by Ethan Brossard – aka LegoDog0126. The Nikon F3 needs no introduction but Ethan and his creation most certainly do. For that, it’s over to him. ~ EM This is a LEGO model of the […]
It’s OFFICIAL: Kodak EKTACHROME E100 is out in 120 and 4×5 this Winter [UPDATE 03]
UPDATE 03: Updated pricing of US$9.99/$49.95 for 1x/5x 120 rolls and $39.95 per box of 4×5 has been provided by the Film Photography Project and US$9.55 for 1×120 roll at the Find Lab. UPDATE 02: Pricing of US$18/£13.50 for 1×120 roll has been provided by Analogue Wonderland. This may be subject to variations on other […]
TETENAL Magic Box: Simple, low volume C-41, E-6 and RA-4 development kits (updated)
Update: additional resellers added. TETENAL 1847 GmbH has just announced the introduction of new developer kits for processing C-41 and E6 film and RA-4 prints under the “Magic Box” brand. Initially available for German-speaking markets only, the kits are being positioned by the company as an option for film photographers wanting to try out colour […]
Reflex film camera suffers further setbacks, lens ready for production
The team behind the Reflex film camera took to Kickstarter today with troubling news of further setbacks and an uncertain future for the project. First announced on November 7th 2017, Reflex with its “Reflex I” promised a brand new 35mm SLR film camera system encompassing options to use multiple lens systems, a built-in LED flash/continuous […]
UPDATE: Fujifilm NEOPAN 100 ACROS II shipping November 22nd in 35mm and 120 formats
UPDATE: Pricing released (see below) According to a press release just published on Fujifilm’s Japanese corporate website, new Fujifilm NEOPAN 100 ACROS II – first announced here on EMULSIVE on June 10th 2019 — will begin shipping in Japan on November 22nd 2019 in 135-36 and 120 rollfilm formats. According to the press release (Japanese […]