EMULSIVE Santa is the highlight of my year! And nothing brings me unabashed joy more than when I start alerting EM around June …then July …then August ….then September about the impending swap. As I have always said, EMULSIVE Santa is really about being a part of a bigger effort to pull the entire film […]
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Here’s everything related to EMULSIVE Secret Santa! Created in 2015, EMULSIVE Santa is the largest annual international Christmas gift exchange for the film photography community.
EMULSIVE Secret Santa 2022: Registration for year 8 is open until November 13th
Welcome to the 8th annual EMULSIVE Santa film and traditional photography gift exchange! Registration is officially open until November 13th, 2022. A huge thank you to the 850-ish players in over 50 countries who came together to participate in 2021’s 7th annual EMULSIVE Santa. It was a strange event following a stranger year but we […]
EMULSIVE Santa 2021: Registration ends today, October 31st!
Update: 2x new sponsors announced. Say hello to FreeStyle Photographic and Quiet We’re Dreaming (QWD) That’s it, after 4 weeks, we’re at the very end of registration for the 7th annual EMULSIVE Santa film and traditional photography gift exchange! TLDR: If you’ve not signed up, you have around 24 hours left to do so. At […]
EMULSIVE Santa 2021: A film photographer’s Christmas gift buyer’s guide + 3 days left to register
Hello everybody! EM and I are hoping that you’ve had a wonderful 2021 and can’t wait to steer the annual EMULSIVE Santa back into a familiar lane. True to tradition, we’re here to give you (new and old-timers) a quick, up-to-date guide on how to make the perfect EMULSIVE Santa gift.
EMULSIVE Secret Santa 2021: Sponsor update, also just 10 days to go!
Let’s begin with a gentle reminder in three parts: You have until midnight in your location on October 31st 2021 in your time zone to register!You MUST have a wish list set on ELFSTER or you will be removed from the event.You MUST have a custom profile picture set on ELFSTER or you will be removed from the event. With that […]
EMULSIVE Secret Santa 2021: registration open until October 31st
Welcome to the 7th annual EMULSIVE Santa film and traditional photography gift exchange! A huge thank you to the nearly 800 players in over 50…
EMULSIVE Secret Santa 2020: Update #1
2020 is one giant anomaly. I don’t think anyone of us thought we’d be in this scenario 8 months ago, and yet here we are. In the bid to dazzle the remaining months, EM and I have agreed that cancelling the annual gift swap in favour of prints, cards, letters and the like is just […]
EMULSIVE Secret Santa 2020: registration open until October 31st
A huge thank you to the nearly 1100 players in over 50 countries who came together to participate in 2019’s fifth annual EMULSIVE Santa. It’s that time of the year again and I’m proud to be able to announce that registration for the sixth annual EMULSIVE Secret Santa is now open. Before you skip to […]
EMULSIVE Secret Santa 2019 updates: Sponsors! Gifting! Shopping!
UPDATE: Registration for EMULSIVE Santa 2019 has closed. There is a little over one week to go before registration for EMULSIVE Secret Santa 2019 closes, so it seems to be an appropriate time to remind those of you dragging your feet to sign up before it’s too late! While you’re here, there’s also a bit […]
EMULSIVE Secret Santa 2019: registration open until October 31st
UPDATE: Registration for EMULSIVE Santa 2019 has closed. Registration for the fifth EMULSIVE Santa is now open until October 31st! If you have participated in at least one previous event, you’ve already been invited. Please check your inbox. If you don’t have an invite or are playing for the first time, please finish reading this […]
EMULSIVE Secret Santa 2018 – Sponsors and community causes
UPDATE: Community Causes nominations extended to December 31st!
Sponsors have always been a big part of EMULSIVE Santa and 2018’s event is bringing a big change that’s going to allows us to give even more back to the community.
EMULSIVE Secret Santa 2018 – Public registration is now open
Update 2018-11-05: Registration is now closed at 1200+ players in 54 countries but you can and should still make a “Community Causes” nomination or two for this year’s event!
Update 2018-09-03: EMULSIVE Santa 2018 official sponsor and “Community Causes” announcement
A look back at EMULSIVE Secret Santa 2017
EMULSIVE Secret Santa is simply the most wonderful time of the year.
EMULSIVE Secret Santa 2018 Preregistration is now live
Last year’s EMULSIVE Secret Santa event was an unabated success, with 783 players in 46 countries participating to spread the analogue photography joy.
EMULSIVE Santa 2017: registration is closed and next steps
Ho ho ho! Welcome to Christmas…it’s a little early but welcome nonetheless.
This year’s Secret Santa registration has been manic to say the least.
EMULSIVE Santa 17 buyers guide
The EMULSIVE Santa 17 draw is getting close and I’m already at the mental stage of creating a possible checklist of what I would like to send my partner and where I can get it.
EMULSIVE Secret Santa 2017: update #1
NOTE: Registration has now closed for the 2017 event.
Hello everyone, thanks for stopping by.
For the 430-ish of you in 43 countries who have already signed up, I’d like to extend a huge thanks from myself and special
A look back at EMULSIVE Secret Santa 2016
The annual EMULSIVE Secret Santa event will always be a display of the analog community’s unspoken commitment to support one another.
Announcing EMULSIVE Secret Santa 2017!
NOTE: Registration has now closed for the 2017 event.
You can find the latest update for Secret Santa 2017 right here.
Hello and welcome to EMULSIVE Santa 2017!
Mini review: JCH Streetpan 400 & Rollei CN 200 (AGFA Digibase 200)
The first time I saw EM’s “Secret Santa” idea was just before Christmas 2015 and, whether because I was fairly new to EMULSIVE, or because I was too thick to comprehend a wonderful concept, I didn’t sign up.