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Reflex film camera suffers further setbacks, lens ready for production

The team behind the Reflex film camera took to Kickstarter today with troubling news of further setbacks and an uncertain future for...

UPDATE: Fujifilm NEOPAN 100 ACROS II shipping November 22nd in 35mm...

UPDATE: Pricing released (see below) According to a press release just published on Fujifilm's Japanese corporate website, new Fujifilm...

Good news: Kodak’s film business grew 21% in Q3 2019

A simple bullet point in Eastman Kodak Company's November 7th Q3 2019 earnings press release brings good news for film shooters everywhere. Kodak's film...

Essay: What happened to ‘Girl Gaze’?

The concept of a ‘gaze’ is not new to photography. In the 1970’s art critics and theorists like John Berger and Laura...

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...

New from ILFORD: 35mm and 120 ortho films, MULTIGRADE papers, camera...

One important voice has been missing from the crowd of new film announcements these past few years, that of 140 year-old ILFORD...

Greta Thunberg: capturing the voice of the 21st century using 150-year-old...

The call came in on the afternoon of Monday 7th October. Shane Balkowitsch would have little under 24 hours to plan a 15-minute wet plate photoshoot with Greta Thunberg at Standing Rock. Naturally, the first thing he did after getting off the phone was to start packing his studio up into the back of his truck — including his portable darkroom.

Is “premium” really worth the money? Comparing the Ricoh GR1s and...

Here's a question you've probably asked yourself before: "Is it really worth paying for a premium compact 35mm camera when a lesser-known,...

Compact camera mega test finale: 12+ high, mid and low-end 35mm...

One day, some time ago, I hatched a plan to do the biggest comparative test of compact film cameras that had (possibly)...

Taking a chip off the old creativity block

Writer’s block, creative slow-down, work paralysis – call it what you will but, as people who rely on a steady flow of...

RANTS: There’s no such thing as 120mm film…

Let's be as clear as possible: there is no such thing as "120mm film". Medium format roll film for cameras like Hasselblads,...

Camera review: Polaroid Automatic 100 Land Camera – by Kikie Wilkins

In 1963, the Polaroid Corporation introduced the Automatic 100 Land Camera (also known as the Model 100). Named after Polaroid co-founder and...

Film review: Kodak Gold 200 vs Fujicolor C200 comparison – by...

I was a Kodak Gold 200 user forever. I'm not really sure why. I think it might have been taking those purple and yellow 3-packs out of my mom's camera bag from a young age.

The Honesty in Film Photography – by Simon King

After some recent discussions with my peers, I've started to feel that "honesty" is an underrated quality in many genres of photography....

Expectations and anticipation: Shooting a Leica M3 for the first time...

While my freshly shot and developed Tri-X 400 (using Kodak D76) is hanging up to dry, I would like to summarize some...

Dream camera: My experiences buying a Nikon F6 from Japan Camera...

Everyone has a dream camera. I have...well, a dream team: a set of cameras designed to meet specific needs and moods, from the small to large formats.

Neshama Sheli: Documenting Israel and the Palestinian territories

This is my ever-changing long-term photo essay about Israel and the Palestinian territories. A place so complex and beautiful at the same time. It isn't always easy or straightforward to put into words but I have done my best to paint

Buffalo Soldier: Examining the history and lives of black American soldiers...

Over the past two years, I’ve been pouring everything I had emotionally, physically, and financially into a staged photography series I call “Buffalo Soldier”. My project is...

The Ihagee Photorex: shooting medium format with a 100 year-old plate...

When it comes to medium format cameras we're spoilt for choice. This is not surprising considering that 120 film was the main format used by professionals and enthusiasts alike for a good chunk of the 20th century before 35mm film took over.

Field testing the Billingham AVEA 7 and AVEA 8 end pockets

I've been hanging these off my Billinghams for years. For the uninitiated, Billingham's AVEA end pockets are small add-on packs which clip onto either...