During 2018 I lived for some months in Tbilisi, capital of Georgia (the Caucasus region country, not the US state). As an analog photographer, the first thing I did before going there was to tool for local analog photographers and labs. I found about work and a place to develop my films at around the […]
More and more film photographers are — literally — taking it into their own hands to create products and accessories that improve camera usability and ergonomics, as well as provide solutions to problems that some might say didn’t exist. Don’t take that last statement as negative, film photography (more so than digital in my opinion) […]
Some months ago, Stearman Press released their answer for 8×10 film processing, the SP-8×10 — you can read more about it here on EMULSIVE. I recently had the opportunity to interview Stearman’s chief designer, Tim Gilbert with a view to move past the tech specs and learn about the story behind the SP-8×10. This is […]
Homegrown labs today are the heart of the film photography process.
I’m fairly new to film. Actually, I should say I’m fairly new to photography in general. Earlier this year, I happened upon one of my father-in-law’s SLR’s stashed in the closet.
Almost a year to this day, on a late January afternoon, I met with three characters who were crazy enough to have woken up one morning and collectively thought to themselves, “Hey, we think we’ll build a film lab.”