Most of my photo output is from digital cameras, although I have an abiding love for film. I recently bought some 35mm and medium format cameras online.
Some of my classic cameras remind me of the fascinating history of photography. Recently I wanted to see if I could make instant prints with my Speed Graphic press camera.
There are a few reasons it’s taken me so long to become comfortable with shooting Tri-X, and I thought it might be useful to share these, both so that I can understand my process more coherently (as with most
I want to spread the idea that a photographic enlarger is fundamentally a very simple thing.
The cost of manual-focus 35mm equipment increases to rise and Nikon gear is leading the pack.
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
To the analogue landscape photographer, choosing one’s film stock is one of the most crucial steps in the creative process.
…and back in love with photography again and again.
Warning: the following review of the diminutive Olympus XA is highly biased and totally subjective. I love the darn thing and actually own 2 of them.
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
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.
I am a native New Yorker who has been photographing the streets city streets and musicians for over two decades, from up and coming bands to big names like Alice in Chains, Lenny Kravitz and Ice-T, I’ll shoot in
MAYA is a brand new, modular, from scratch digital darkroom timer that can be used (right now) for both making prints and timing film/paper development.
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).
Over the past few months, I’ve been trying to settle on “the one.” The one 35mm film camera that will serve all my photography needs.
In this article, I will go over the steps you need to take and the decisions you need to make to enter the wonderful world of film 35mm photography.
I recommend starting with the 35mm format as the cameras
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).
Here’s a quick look at a recent shoot of new Kodak EKTACHROME E100 shot at box speed, then up to EI 200, 400 and 800 – one, two and three-stops of push processing. *1
The images below form part
Regular readers will be aware that I typically focus on everyday film shooters (like me) for these interviews but the opportunity occasionally arises to sit down with someone very special.
This is one of those times and I’m very
The two most popular consumer films used today are Kodak ColorPlus 200 and Fuji Fujicolor C200.
It’s impossible to understate Tony Vaccaro’s contribution to the 20th century, be it in his role as World War II combatant and documentarian, or his post-war work in fashion and portrait photography.