EMULSIVE 2015 Secret Santa : Ho-ho-hoping you’ll join in!

Merry Christmas and good day to you all! That time of the year is nearly upon us and festive merchandise can already be seen creeping...

Note to self: your street photography sucks

A quick note to readers I'm not talking to you. I wrote this (de)motivational diatribe to myself a year or so ago whilst in a bit...

The photographer’s daypack – part 4: long(er) haul medium format

Hello again! We're here with part four of our photographic daypack series and this time, we're getting ready for a longer medium format trip with...

Recap #2: July 2015 – stepping up

Month two simply flew by...was it that fast for any one else? Thanks for all the support this month. We had some great feedback, interesting suggestions for...

The photographer’s daypack part 3: Toy camera style

Well, it seems like we hit a nerve with Jonas Lundström and he's out for blood. With all the hubbub surrounding Holga Week 2015, he wrote...

Holga Week 2015 is here: start your engines!

Is it that time of year already? Summer is upon us and for plastic camera lovers everywhere, things are heating up. Ladies and gentlemen you...

I don’t like sharing

I'm not sure exactly when I started referring to my photographs as "work" perhaps it's the pretentious nerd in me. When I started EMULSIVE, it...

The photographer’s daypack – part 2: medium format street shooters

A little while ago, I covered my recommendations and rationale for the basic photographer's daypack - a small, light pack of essential items for...

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...

Experimenting with Rollei Superpan 200 (with bonus infrared)

Today we've decided to give you all a look at what kind of results you can expect from Rollei's Superpan 200 black and white...

Recap #1: June 2015 – a massive thanks

We're incredibly tribal, us humans. When we find people who share the same interests and values as us, we tend form collectives, stick together...

Shooting Kodak Tri-X 400 from EI 800 to EI 12800 (+...

Covering the results of experimenting with Kodak Tri-X 400, article picks up from my original Kodak Tri-X 400 review and will show you single-stop pushes from EI...

The photographer’s daypack – part 1: bare essentials

Spend an appreciable amount of time shooting and you'll find yourself "needing" things to make your life easier. I'm not talking about GAS (Gear Acquisition...

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

Picking up from the original review, we're going to talk about experiment with Kodak EKTACHROME E100VS and the kinds of results you can expect...

Film culture: ‘INDIA’ – The Heritage Collection

We love sharing. In fact, we'd like to think it's a big part of our remit to inform you of upcoming film photography gatherings and...

Welcome to EMULSIVE

Film photography amazes me. For me, it's about latitude and depth, not megapixels and shutter actuations. The film photography process can be intensely physical and in my opinion, connects the photographer to the image he or she has taken in a much more profound way than digital is able to do (with a few exceptions).

How aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect your photography

  Ignore the picture above, I just think it looks pretty. Mastering photography is without doubt a slow and laborious process, regardless of your choice of...

What is depth of field?

Depth of Field (DoF) its use and control in your photography is crucial. When used effectively, depth of field can make the difference between...