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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 […]

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Registration opens for EXP.21, the world’s first experimental photography summer camp

Registration opens for EXP.21, the world’s first experimental photography summer camp Photography festivals are back in Barcelona this summer! Between July 21st and 25th, 2021, the EXP.21 festival counts with 80 workshops, 40 conferences, and 10 OFF activities carried out by 48 international artists and curators. As usual, the selection of artists follows strict gender […]

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My new portrait project: “Inspired”, passionate artists and a 145-year-old Dallmeyer 3B 290mm f/3 Portrait Petzval lens

I have been looking for this historical artwork for some years – a useable Dallmeyer 3B Portrait Petzval 290mm f/3 lens made during the 70s — the1870s. Finally, I got it (with some help). The lens is at the heart of my project, “Inspired”, which will be published in a book — you can register […]

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Announcing the 2021 SilvergrainClassics Analog Photography Bootcamp

SIlvergrainClassics and the state of Rheinland-Palatinate are pleased to announce an agreement for a new training center for analog photographers and filmmakers. The former army facility, which has suffered from damage due to vandalism in recent years, is being upgraded through a cooperation between the Ministry of Culture and the Department of Defense. “Until the […]

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A year in the life of a backyard cameramonger during a global pandemic: Building fast, automated devices for scanning film and mounted slides – the Mongoose and the BoopBoop Trigger

In this article I am going to talk about the journey that led me to build the Mongoose automated negative carrier, and my newest device, the BoopBoop Trigger for digitizing mounted slides.  This won’t be so much a technical review or description as much as a meandering memoir for posterity about what I did with […]