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5 Frames With… Agfa APX 100 (EI 100 / 4×5 /...

Upon the anniversary of my 50th year on this chunk of dirt, my wife took me to Costa Rica.

The Hypersensitive Podcast Episode 04: There’s cake in the fridge

As a bit of a make-up episode for the shambles that was a poorly considered "April Fools" joke, Hamish and I talk about bad April Fools Day jokes (naturally), responsibility, respect of creative ownership, trolling and burned shoulder of

Discovering Dan K’s “THE LATENT IMAGE”: a unique one-off, one-time photo...

Some weeks ago I got a call from Dan K asking if I was interested in reviewing his new photo book, "The Latent Image".

The Hypersensitive Podcast Episode 03: Signal vs noise

This very special extended and-only-coincidentally-released-on-April-1st episode of the HPP features a little over an hour of insight and inspiration mostly driven by Bellamy over at Japan Camera Hunter. We talk about internet trolls, the value of clear photographic intent

News: monopolistic movements in film photography podcasting

In a surprising turn of events, some of our community's most well known and respected podcasts have taken the decision to merge into a single entity and are calling themselves the "Classic Film Negatives Sunny Lensless Studio Podcast" (CFNSLSP

Photography: Office space – Shot on Fuji Acros 100 at EI...

Office space Shot on Fuji NEOPAN 100 ACROS at EI 400 Black and white negative film in 35mm format Push processed 2 stops Nikon F100 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 AF-D + ISCO Cinemascope Ultra Star Plus 2.1   Development notes

Not for legal use: Polaroid passport photos on wet plate collodion

Wet plate collodion doesn't spring to mind as either the most practical or in fact, legal approach to creating passport photographs but that didn't stop EMULSIVE interviewee #196 Markus Hofstaetter from giving it a shot. Markus isn't a stranger

#FP4party February 2019 winner announcement

Welcome to the community picked winners of February's FP4Party.

Photography: Our lady of heaven – Shot on Kosmo Foto Mono...

Our lady of heaven (天上聖母 / Tiānshàng Shèngmǔ) Shot on Kosmo Foto Mono 100 at EI 200 Black and white negative film in anamorphic 35mm format Push processed 1-stop Nikon F100 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 AF-D + ISCO Cinemascope Ultra

The Hypersensitive Podcast Episode 02: I can do that at home

We've reached the heady heights of our second official episode and this runaway holding tank* is showing no signs of stopping. Hamish and I talk about the MAYA darkroom timer, the redevelopment of the analogue photography hardware industry, my

An update on the SP-8×10+ film development system

Testing is going well. Everyone who has tried the SP-8x10+ loves it. The biggest technical challenge: we're still optimizing the hold-down tabs.

Fujifilm: put down your pitchforks, it’s survival of the fittest

Update 2019-06-10:Fujifilm announces a return to black and white photographic film production with brand new NEOPAN 100 ACROS II, available Autumn 2019. The film photography community is once again up in arms about Fujifilm's latest raft of price

The best of #FP4party February 2019

It's time for the shortlist for February 2019's #FP4Party.

EMULSIVE February 2019: month in review

February was another busy month here on EMULSIVE.

Photoset: On business in NYC with my Mamiya 645 1000s and...

I wrote this text at the end of spring in 2018, but for some reason, I postponed publishing it anywhere.

No joke: 30%+ price increase on Fujifilm photographic film and paper...

Update: Within hours of this announcement several online retailers and eBay sellers have increased their prices by up to 40% in anticipation of the April 1st change. Price gouging continues to thrive in 2019.

Photography: Pads – Shot on Kodak AEROCHROME III 1443 (Large format)

Pads Shot on Kodak AEROCHROME III 1443 at EI 400 Color infrared aerial surveillance film in 120 format shot as 6x9 Shot with #21 orange filter Read the Kodak AEROCHROME review      

#FP4party January 2019 winner announcement and bonus bits

Greetings from EMULSIVE HQ and welcome to the winner announcement for FP4 Party 2019 plus bonus bits! Bonus bits? Well, yes.

Photography: Nook #02 – Shot on Kodak AEROCHROME III 1443 (Large...

Nook #02 Shot on Kodak AEROCHROME III 1443 at EI 400 Color infrared aerial surveillance film in 4x5 large format AEROgraphic / Kodak Anastigmat 161mm f/4.5 / Orange #21 filter Read the Kodak AEROCHROME review / Prints available here  

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