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Anecdotal evidence: My darkroom tricks and treats – by Fred Rosenberg

I’ve been a street photographer and black and white darkroom worker since back when bulk film loaders boasted of “Penny a Frame” - that’s right, $.36 a roll of film.

Using a contact sheet to actively curate an image – by...

Contact sheets are an incredibly useful tool when it comes to reviewing and learning from your own approach to photography, and when curating a series of shots down to one final "keeper." I am an advocate of constant review

The Unique Nikon Nikkor-Q 25CM f/4 for Bronica S2/S2A – by...

Most people will never see, hold, or use the Bronica S2A's Nikon Nikkor-Q 25CM f/4 lens. In fact, Tony Hilton's authoritative Bronica S2A book "Bronica: The Early History and Definitive Collector's Guide" lists only five known copies.

The 50th anniversary of a giant leap for mankind – Charys...

July 16th 1969 at 9:32am EDT, the crew of NASA's Apollo 11 mission began their historic journey to the moon and back atop the largest rocket system ever made, the Saturn V.

Saxonvale: two years documenting a brownfield industrial site – by Tim...

This is the story of a photo project which started on a whim and grew into something far bigger than I’d imagined. Fingers crossed it’s not finished yet, but more on that later.

Oly travel twins: The Olympus Trip 35 vs the Olympus XA2...

Both these little cameras get a lot of love and I think they deserve it.

A new multi-format camera is born: meet the CAMERADACTYL HOMONCULUS 69...

There's a new camera on the block and it just so happens to be the latest addition to the CAMERADACTYL family. I call it the HOMONCULUS 69 - because it can take photographs up to 6x9 in size.

Foma Bohemia celebrates upcoming 100 year anniversary with new packaging

With their 100-year anniversary coming up in 2021, Foma Bohemia, makers of FOMAPAN black and white photographic film and papers is popping the cork a little early with three new, limited edition "retro" 1930s styled box art for its

In defence of 35mm point and shoot cameras

Point and shoot film cameras are often looked down upon within the film community and you'll hear more than the occasional accusation of them being an accessory to "make you look trendy".

The GOOSE: Reviewing the Polaroid 600SE

The 600SE was the crème de la creme of Polaroid cameras in its day.

How to: Connect legacy film scanners to modern computers

It's time to simplify and demystify the dark art of connecting legacy film scanners and other hardware to modern computers.

UPDATE: New film from Shanghai: GP3 100 now in 35mm format…plus...

See the latest updates (2019-06-25) at the foot of this page. Retailing at just $3.50 per 36 exposure roll, another new film stock for 2019 has been announced in the form of 35mm Shanghai GP3 100, which was made

The best medium format camera ever made – Mamiya 6 MF...

About a year and a half ago I finally bit the bullet and bought my very first medium format camera, a Mamiya 6 MF.

Research: is there really a difference between real and simulated film...

To answer this question, I researched the foundations of film and digital photography; and which factors can influence the style of the results for my bachelor thesis.

Color drama: Negative Lab Pro v2… Finding the right workflow for...

What if you had a scanning solution for color negative and black and white film that enabled you to scan and convert a whole roll of 35mm film in less than 15 minutes and all that in next to

The EMULSIVE x CineStill Community Interview: results time

In mid-December 2018, I released a call for questions for the latest EMULSIVE Community Interview, this time with the folks at CineStill in Los Angeles. You obliged and here are the results.

Brand new film from Fujifilm: NEOPAN 100 ACROS II announced, begins...

Updated with additional details, speculation and sample images. Picked up just a few moments ago is the heart-stopping news that Fujifilm is officially bringing black and white films back to the market in Autumn 2019 with the all-new NEOPAN

EMULSIVE Interview #200: I am Jonathan Canlas and this is why...

I can't begin to tell you how happy I am to finally bring today's interviewee to these pages.

A practical guide to… Lith printing

When mainstream photography was entangled with the darkroom, the act of printing a photo would show the artist's hand as much as what was photographed.

Changing gear: how the theft of my kit pushed me into...

Changing Gear is a new series here on EMULSIVE where photographers are invited to talk about equipment or events that have changed the way they approach the world through their lens.

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