Film culture: TRAPPED. On Film

Spend any appreciable amount of time talking about film photography on Twitter and sooner or later you'll come into contact with AndaM, AKA @BeRadiant. Now...

An introduction to Luminograms with Michael Jackson

If you're a regular reader of EMULSIVE interviews, then you may remember our piece with Michael Jackson and his wonderful work at Poppit Sands back...

Moment of impact: don’t kill yourself to take a photograph

One Saturday in mid-October 2015 I decided to take a walk over to my preferred film lab and put some freshly developed black and white negatives in...

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...

Write for EMULSIVE

The driving force behind EMULSIVE is knowledge transfer, specifically engendering more of it in the film photography community. I do what I can through this...

EMULSIVE 52 Rolls 2016 – Week 01-05 update

Hello one and all! It's been some time coming but I'm ready to share my 52 Rolls work to date for 2016. Hope you're in...

Competition time – #PrintItForward

Sometimes things just time themselves perfectly. I don't think we share enough of our printed photos. There are too many pixels flying about, which unfortunately...

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. It went down quite well and...

Introducing the first Half-Baked Half-Frame Tour

Some months ago, I tweeted asking you to send in suggestions for the editorial content on EMULSIVE in 2016. There were lots of suggestions,...

A treatise on dealing with your film archive

UPDATE: This article is in sever need of an update. Expect one in mid-2019! Talk to film photographers for long enough and the subject will...

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...

52 rolls 2016 – Call for participants

One camera. One lens. One film. One developer. One luminance channel (B&W). At least one photo/day. At least one roll/week. At least one darkroom or lab print/week for 52 weeks. Who's...

EMULSIVE Secret Santa 2015 – Names have been drawn!

Hello again everyone, thanks for stopping by. We've just this minute made the Secret Santa 2015 draw and emails with details of your match are winging their...

Featured project: Let’s Explore Magazine launch issue 00

Unless you've been living under a rock (or in a darkroom) for the past few months, you'll have at least a fleeting awareness of Let's...

Secret Santa 2015 – four days to go!

With only four days left to register, we're incredibly pleased to announce that the wonderful folks at Ilford Photo have decided to throw their...

Secret Santa 2015 – six days to go!

Hello everyone, thanks for stopping by. There are two reasons you're reading this. Either you've signed up to our inaugural Secret Santa 2015 and want an...

Film culture: Jo Farrell – Cuba

Introducing Cuba, an exhibition of Jo's original 16” x 20” limited edition silver gelatin prints, printed by Jo Farrell for her new exhibition, which runs in Hong...

Featured project: Snapshot Galleria

I'm taking time out today to take a look at Los Angeles-based Snapshot Galleria, a film photography zine co-founded by Kwasi Boyd-Bouldin and Erwin...

Recap #5 – Christmas is only around the corner

...It's that time of the month again And it's gone. Month five of EMULSIVE is done and dusted. Just a quick recap this month. Time...

Recap #4: September 2015 – decisions, decisions

Welcome one and all! That's month four under the belt. How did it go for you?   We're into month two of our twice-weekly interviews and whilst...