The latest photographer and YouTuber for my interview series is Borut Peterlin. Borut is a Slovenian wet plate collodion artist who lives in a small village in rural Slovenia. His photographic tool of choice – wet plate collodion – was created almost 200 years ago. Something he uses with aplomb to create beautiful, haunting and […]
Author Archives: Robert J Davie
Rob is a photographer and writer who has contributed a number of pieces on his own work and others for emulsive.org and has his own photo and writing blog 'Monochromology.com'. He has a few long term projects on the go including a book "Nowhere to Go" investigating feelings assiciated with depression through photographs and written pieces, and "S T E I N" which is all about the texture and strength of stone.
Introducing MentalCollodion: Shining light on mental health struggles
In the Summer of 2021 something special is coming to the Scottish Highlands (and hopefully elsewhere), courtesy of Simon Riddell, a van, a large camera, and a lot of chemicals! No, it’s not a sequel to Human Traffic, it’s a bold and exciting project from the man who helped bring us One Shot: Inchindown, the film […]
Add to Queue: Interviewing Steve O’Nions
Welcome back to the Add to Queue series here at emulsive.org. This series talks to film photographers from across the world who are also active on YouTube or Podcasts. Today my guest is Steve O’nions, a film photographer and YouTuber from England. I enjoy Steve’s content for some of the same reasons I enjoy Ben […]
Add to Queue: Interviewing Kyle McDougall
Kyle Mcdougall is a Canadian photographer who has both a YouTube channel and his own podcast, “Contact Sheet” where he has had some fantastic guests right from day 1. He has spent a lot of time in the US on a wide-ranging personal project, a few months in the UK during the lockdown and plans […]
Add to Queue: Interviewing the Negative Positives Podcast
I am guessing that there won’t be too may people reading this who need much of an introduction to these three! Negative Positives is a long running film photography podcast that has been coming at us live from the Gutterman-cave for well over 300 episodes now. Mike Gutterman, Andre Domingues and Roxanna Angles are the […]
Add to Queue: Interviewing Marina Llopis of ifwefilm.com
On the front page of ifwefilm.com is a message from Marina Llopis: IFWEFILM is not just film photography workshops.This project is born for you, to help you enter in this wonderful journey. A journey which I want you to experience, get inspired and connect with yourself through film photography.ifwefilm.com This sums up her attitude to […]
Add to queue: interviewing Alan Brock
OK folks, buckle up for a flight over the Grand Canyon, it’s time to interview Alan Brock.
Add to queue: Interviewing Roger Lowe (Shoot film like a Boss)
I would like to introduce you, dear reader, to Mr Roger Lowe. He has a film photography YouTube channel called “Shoot Film Like a Boss” which I discovered quite recently but I am quickly getting through his entire back catalogue. Roger has almost 10,000 followers now and covers a lot of things that many film […]
Add to queue: interviewing Ted Vieira
The latest interview in the ‘Add to queue’ series is with a real stalwart of the film photography YouTube scene. His smooth tones are relaxing and draw you in to the video whether he is talking about photography, or his other passion of music, specifically Jazz. His videos tend to be short and focussed, often […]
2020 film and traditional photography event calendar
This film community is awesome. In fact, it’s getting awesomer(er) every day, month and year. One thing it is missing though, is a way of seeing all sorts of film events across the year in one place. We haven’t all got time to keep up with multiple websites for photowalks, shows, film parties and so […]
Add to queue: interviewing Nick Carver
Nick Carver is a professional photography instructor who runs photography classes both online and in person from his base in Tustin, California. He also has a YouTube channel that he has been contributing to for the last six years and which has over 55,000 followers. Whilst he doesn’t post videos quite as often as some […]
Add to Queue: interviewing Ben Horne (No.2)
I first interviewed Ben for EMULSIVE in 2016. He was, perhaps predictably, an absolute pleasure to work with and I really enjoyed the result, as did many others. The intention at the time was that the interview would be the first in a series of longer pieces where I talk to YouTubers who are prominent […]
My black dog: depression and my photography
Please be aware that some subjects and depictions in this story may be uncomfortable reading. I make no apology for that, but please go into this with your eyes open.
5 Frames… With Rollei Retro 80S (EI 80 / 35mm / Canon FTb)
These five photographs were shot with 35mm Rollei Retro 80s film using a Canon FTb and Canon 50mm f/1.4 lens. Retro 80s is an unusual film in a couple of ways.
Camera Review: Me and my Mamiya RB67 Pro-S
Having read a couple of reviews on EMULSIVE from proud owners of other medium format gear (Daniel J.
Add to queue: interviewing Ben Horne
Introducing Add to Queue
Welcome to the first in what I am hoping will become a series of articles each focusing on a particular YouTube video maker who specialises in film photography.
First up is one of my absolute
Photostory: Bars – Mamiya RB67 and ILFORD HP5 PLUS at the Yorkshire Museum of Farming
The York Photographic Society have a large membership of active enthusiasts, at least 50 or so.