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Build log: Take one Polaroid Model 455 and one Instax 100 camera and what do you get? A serious hack job

After Fujifilm’s FP instant pack film was discontinued back in 2016, the remaining larger-format instant film choices were few: Impossible Project integral film, which took 30 minutes to develop with unpredictable results, or Fuji Instax wide film. Sure, you can still buy expired pack film, or spring for One Instant, but at over $20/photo, it […]

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Hidden in Plain Sight: A 36-Day Quest to Discover the Daily Miracle of Nature’s Quiet Moments – by Dan Kehlenbach

The concept seemed simple — pick a specific place and explore it every day for thirty-six days, use only one camera and one lens, and take one photograph each day. One click of the shutter. With film. No second chances, no do-overs. I’ve been fascinated by this notion ever since watching Jim Brandenburg’s Chased by […]

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Unidentified Black Male, or 8 out of 10 frames: Creating a small body of personal portraiture on Fuji FP-100c instant film with a Graflex Crown Graphic

In my second year of participating in the EMULSIVE Secret Santa, I was fortunate enough to be gifted a box of discontinued Fuji FP-100c colour peel-apart instant film. For some of you, the mere mention of FP-100c might inspire heart palpitations, be it for the rare and somewhat elusive nature of this beloved, now-discontinued film […]

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The wild bear in my neighborhood: Documenting Halloween 2021’s Bangkok lèse-majesté protests on 35mm film

Let’s say there’s this wild bear in your neighborhood. He terrorizes the children and snaps his teeth at the elderly. He breaks into people’s homes, stomps on their plants, destroys their lawn furniture, and eats their food. Although the bear is being his bear-self, people are frustrated and they have concerns. The wild bear in […]

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Photography Through The Pandemic

Photography Through The Pandemic features the photography and words of 49 photographers from across the world who were inspired — all in very different ways — by the Covid-19 pandemic. It is a look at the myriad ways that the Pandemic has affected photographers from all around the world and from all different backgrounds. The […]

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A new brand and very limited edition 26mm Leica M-mount snapshot lens from 35mmc and Skyllaney Optomechanics

Say hello to the Omnar CN26-6, a brand new 26mm f/6, fixed aperture, rangefinder coupled, wide-angle, snapshot lens for Leica M-mount cameras from Hamish Gill at 35mmc and Chris from Skyllaney Optomechanics, with a little help from CameraKote. Omnar CN26-6 on a Leica M-10POmnar CN26-6 on a Leica M4-POmnar CN26-6 on a Leica M4-POmnar CN26-6 on a Leica M-10P It has a […]

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5119 Cameras’ large format pinhole cameras now on Kickstarter + creator Q&A with David Hancock

I recently had the opportunity to talk with David Hancock about his recently launched Kickstarter campaign: large format pinhole cameras from 5119 Cameras. You may know David from his eponymous YouTube channel and articles here on EMULSIVE. Ninth-generation Iterations. The final cameras have improved, aluminum shutters and shock-cord-retained film holder backs for improved usability. David […]