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Film Review: Kodak Pro Image 100

I’ll begin this review with a quick disclaimer - I’ve been shooting film for less than a year at this point. During this time,...

Book review: “Bert Hardy’s Britain” – by James Horrobin

Photography books are a funny thing to me, they’re often big, cumbersome things that are far more expensive than their wordy cousins. If you’re like...

Camera review: the Fuji Panorama GX617, a legendary panoramic behemoth

Beloved of landscape photographers, especially those involved with supplying images for calendars and home decor products both before and well into the digital camera...

Camera review: Pentax 67 – by Jeremy Dyson

It’s a beast, this Pentax. It weighs a ton and it’s hard to hang on to. It’s slow, has a terrible synch speed and...

Film review: Kodak EKTACHROME E100 – shot at EI 100, 200,...

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...

Field notes: Kodak Professional T-MAX 400

Welcome to Field Notes: bite-sized film reviews covering the essential information you need to help make an informed decision when choosing a photographic film...

Camera review: the Vermeer Anamorphic pinhole camera – no lens, lots...

Sometimes, when visiting websites or just browsing pinhole pictures, I would stumble upon strange images that were created with a Vermeer anamorphic camera from...

Book review: All about “All About Saul Leiter”

A while back, I made a bit of noise on EMULSIVE and via an email to the Sunny 16 Podcast about photographers talking more...

Review: Comparing FF No.1 and Cinestill Df96 monobath developers

Monobath film developers feel like the in thing for 2018. Whether you're just thinking about jumping into home developing, or are an old hand,...

Camera review: First impressions of the Chroma Camera 4×5 AKA what’s...

This isn’t so much of a review, more of a first-impressions-comparison. My experience with different 4x5, large format cameras is minimal, having bought an MPP...

Film review: A new film from Fuji? Introducing Fuji Super HR-20,...

A new film from Fuji? As puzzling as this might sound given the company's penchant for discontinuing film stocks recently, it is an easy...

Film review: my Fuji slide affair – by Denys Trofimchuk

I have always had a love/hate relationship with color film. I think it's mostly because I rarely got the results I wanted or imagined...

Every single film stock still made today – Part 7: the...

This is the final part of my series covering every single one of the 180+ photographic film stocks still being made today. I'll be breaking...

Lens review: Pentax prime comparison – five lenses head to head...

If I am not shooting a Half Frame Camera, there is an overwhelming probability that I am shooting a Pentax instead. I have been...

Film tests: getting the best out of FERRANIA P30 Alpha part...

A few months ago, I wrote about the results of my tests on FERRANIA P30 Alpha in various developers. Today, I'm back with part two. Part...

Film love: shooting Kodak EKTACHROME Infrared EIR color infrared film –...

Give your friends memorable experiences that they will enjoy and remember you by, that's what I say. About 2 years ago I was given...

Every single film stock still made today – Part 6: Shanghai...

Update 01: 2018-09-20 Welcome to part six of this series exploring every single film stock still being made today. Combining parts one, two, three, four and five, this series has so far...

Camera review: the Kodak Instamatic 500 or, why I love 126...

The Kodak Instamatic 500 was the “jewel in the crown’ of the Kodak Instamatic line. This my review of the camera and a shout...

Film review: Kodak ColorPlus 200 and Fuji Fujicolor C200 compared

The two most popular consumer films used today are Kodak ColorPlus 200 and Fuji Fujicolor C200. For someone new to the analog world, these...

Camera review: teak wood meets carbon fibre, the Chamonix C45F-2 4×5

After my first exposure to working with large format sheet film in a DIY pinhole camera, I decided to explore this line of film...