This whole project started when I realized I had been blindly allegiant to certain black and white films for a number of years without any particular rhyme or reason.
This three-part series explores motion picture film for use in still camera and covers the theory behind motion picture film, currently available film stocks, the importance of correct development and the development process itself. Through this article and the
I've been stuck in my house filling orders for my Kickstarter campaign for the CAMERADACTYL 4x5 Field Camera, mostly just babysitting printers, changing filaments and adjusting extruders every few hours.
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 that you'll find this extension of part one just as informative as the first and
In part two of this series we are going to go delve into the technical side of motion picture film: color temperature, print vs motion picture film stocks and finally start to get into what ECN-2 is all about.
The new year is upon us but it needn't be filled with broken resolutions, especially if you've committed yourself to create a new photography website (or plan on refreshing one you already have).
This is the final part of my series covering every single one of the 180+ photographic film stocks still being made today. I'll be breaking down the numbers with a bit of commentary below but as ever, please do
There's no arguing that in the V-System, Hasselblad created one of, if not the world's most comprehensive and flexible medium format camera system. The V-System comprises of somewhere in the region of 35 bodies, 70 lenses, 20 film backs and
A few weeks ago I travelled to Con Dao island in Southern Vietnam - one of the very few destinations which are yet to be destroyed by the growing tourism industry in this country. I expected some dramatic seascapes
It's the fourth article in 2018's end-of-year lazy post, this time counting down the most popular film reviews here on EMULSIVE over the course of 2018. Ready?
I’ve always been fascinated by the cinematic look of movies.
In this article, I'll be showing you how to very simply modify your Fuji medium format rangefinder to shoot wide-format 35mm film (aka make your own TEXPan).
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Merry Christmas to everyone celebrating today!
Update 02: 2018-09-20 If you're anything like me, you've probably wondered how many fresh film stocks are still in production and available for purchase today.
Covering the results of experimenting with Kodak Tri-X 400, this article picks up from my original Kodak Tri-X 400 review and will show you single-stop pushes from EI 400 all the way up to EI 12800.
This is the first of a six-part series in which I will describe the process of creating a "naked" Graflex Pacemaker Speed Graphic 4x5 camera and Kodak Aero Ektar lens combination;
When we talk about instant film, Fujifilm and Polaroid Originals are the only mature solutions available at this time. One of the characteristics of these cameras is that we can choose only one format for one camera.
Update 03: 2018-11-20 Welcome to part four of this series exploring every single film stock (including instant film, dry plates, etc.), still being made today.
Surprising as this may be but ILFORD XP2 SUPER is currently my favourite* general-purpose black & white film.