Film Photographer Interviews

“Queen Street” Newcastle, August 2015 - Hasselblad 500CM / 80mm Zeiss Planar / Lomography Colour Negative 400

EMULSIVE interview #88: I am Nick Skinner and this is why I shoot film

Today we’re sitting down with 23-year old Nick Skinner from Newcastle in the North East of England.

Nick’s been shooting film for about two years and has a rather interesting background which, as you’ll see, imparts itself onto his photography

Mamiya RB67, Fuji Provia 100F

EMULSIVE interview #87: I am Christopher Schmidtke and this is why I shoot film

I’ve got more fresh blood for you today in the form of Christopher Schmidtke from Wuerzburg, Germany.

I won’t spoil it and let you all jump in;

Southeast Waterfront, Washington D.C. Fuji GA645, Ektar 100.

EMULSIVE interview #86: I am Jamelle Bouie and this is why I shoot film

Today we’re sitting down with film photographer Jamelle Bouie.

Monte Sella di Fanes - Mamiya 7ii - Ilford Delta 100 Professional

EMULSIVE interview #78: I am Johann Bottos and this is why I shoot film

We’re here today with landscape photographer Johann Bottos, Italian native but (for the time being), settled in Austria

Not to diminish the wonderful images and narrative below but Johan is what one might call a little nutty about mountains.


Hidden Intentions - AGFA Precisa CT 100, Olympus XA2

EMULSIVE interview #77: I am Lucy Wainwright and this is why I shoot film

Today we’re sitting down with She Shoots Film founding member and Film Shooters Collective contributor, Lucy Wainright.

Lucy has a wonderful mix of styles that sit somewhere between playful, abstract and experimental.

EMULSIVE interview #76: I am Melvin Mapa and this is why I shoot film

We often see the phrase “a long time coming” but what does that really mean?

Well, in this case, it’s nine months. That’s how long we’ve been working on this with Melvin.

"Dairy Free" - Kodak Ultramax 400 - St Marks, Manhattan, New York

EMULSIVE interview #75: I am Kevin Luyo and this is why I shoot film

It’s the beginning of May, spring is in full bloom (mostly), I for one can feel summer’s imminent arrival – it’s not soon enough.

So, it seems like the perfect time to bring you the work of another young

Lunar eclipse at Castle Rock. Fuji Velvia 4x5 - 150mm - 1 sheet, 26 exposures

EMULSIVE interview #74: I am Brian Miner and this is why I shoot film

35mm, medium format, large format…today’s interviewee takes it all in his stride, shooting developing and printing everything himself as he goes. Oh, and he’s into year two of an ongoing large format 365 project.

Ilford HP4 120, Rolleiflex TLR, from “On Reading”

EMULSIVE interview #73: I am Ron Hammond and this is why I shoot film

Today’s interviewee is prolific to say the least. Ron Hammond has been actively photographing for over 50 years and exhibiting his work in solo shows for over 25 of them.

EMULSIVE interview #71: I am Seth Harwood and this is why I shoot film

We grabbed some time to bring you the thoughts and images of Seth Harwood, South Dakotan and night shooter extraordinaire.

There’s plenty of stunning work for you to absorb below, so without further ado, it’s over to Seth.



Istanbul, 2015 - Leica M6 35mm F2.8 Zeiss, Kodak Tri-X 400

EMULSIVE interview #70: I am Tim Heubeck and this is why I shoot film

We’re really pleased to have been able to grab some time with the talented Tim Heubeck, a 19 year old photographer seemingly obsessed with black and white film and travel – a nice combination and great for producing the beautiful

Croatia, 2015

EMULSIVE interview #69: I am Niccolò Bianchi and this is why I shoot film

It’s that time of the week again and today we’re sitting down with Italian Niccolò Bianchi (no, not the heir to the bicycle manufacturer…I think).

Niccolò’s been shooting film for around 5 years and is now firmly entrenched in