Film stock reviews

Blood-red Witchery: Portraits on Kodak AEROCHROME III color infrared slide film

Blood-red Witchery: Portraits on Kodak AEROCHROME III color infrared slide film

I spent a year preparing to shoot a roll of portraits on Kodak AEROCHROME III Infrared 1443, the false-color infrared-sensitive film manufactured by Kodak for …

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ILFORD HP5 PLUS vs Kodak Tri-X 400 at EI 1600 in the Moscow Metro with the Mamiya 7II

I highly recommend the Moscow Subway Metro. As someone who loves spending time exploring underground, this was perhaps an unexpected highlight of my 2019 trip …

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Cover: Croatian views and colour tones on a Hasselblad 500C-M and Kodak Portra 160

Croatian views and colour tones on a Hasselblad 500C/M and Kodak Portra 160

No matter where I’m heading travel-wise, I always make a point of doing some sort of online recce before I depart. I think It gives …

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My 2020 lockdown journey - a comparative test of Kodak EKTACHROME E100 and Fujifilm Velvia 50 (bonus Portra/Lomography included) - by Kathleen Johnson

My 2020 lockdown journey: a comparative test of Kodak EKTACHROME E100 and Fujifilm Velvia 50 (bonus Portra/Lomography included)

I set out this Spring and Summer to do a comparative test of Kodak EKTACHROME E100 and Fujifilm Fujichrome Velvia 50 (RVP50). In my lifetime …

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Contaflex Super (New) and Kodacolor 400 Expired in 1987

Expired Film from 1987! Kodacolor VR 400 and the Contaflex Super (New)

Discovered in the depths of the cellar this film from 1987. My oh my expired, brittle and a pain in the major to develop and …

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Film Notes: Current high-speed films, ILFORD Delta 3200 Professional and Kodak T-MAX P3200 - by Simon King and Andrew Blowers

Film Notes: Current high-speed films, ILFORD Delta 3200 Professional and Kodak T-MAX P3200 – by Simon King and Andrew Blowers

I’ve often described how I think that people looking for a different “look” from film would be better suited exposing and developing in a different …

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An on-the-cheap private investigation into European BW films: ORWO or Kentmere to be or not to be?

An on-the-cheap private investigation into European BW films: ORWO or Kentmere, to be or not to be?

The whole idea behind this article started as I was looking into finding a “daily” use black and white film, on the cheap, so that …

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Still life in lockdown: Yashica MAT-124 and Fomapan 200 Creative

Still life in lockdown: Yashica MAT-124 and Fomapan 200 Creative

Greetings and salutations from Quentin Quarantino at Club Lockdown! I’ve always appreciated still life but never really practised it at a photography level. If you …

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Film stock review: Kodak EASTMAN DOUBLE-X (5222) – 35mm format – by Alexander Laurent

Any cinephiles reading this have seen Kodak’s DOUBLE-X 5222 shine its magic even if they didn’t know it. It’s the stock that Manhattan, Schindler’s List …

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Lomography Peacock X-Pro Slide 110 film: Just because it says X-PRO doesn’t mean you should

What did my mother tell me about talking to strange men on the internet? That’s right, I shouldn’t do it. Did I listen? That would …

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Film stock review: LomoChrome Metropolis XR 100-400 in 35mm and 120 format - A new color negative favorite

Film stock review: LomoChrome Metropolis XR 100-400 in 35mm and 120 format – A new color negative favorite

In 2019 Lomography announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign to fund a brand new film emulsion: LomoChrome Metropolis XR100-400.

CatLABS X-Film 80 with the ONDU 612 MULTIFORMAT pinhole camera or... how to screw up a roll and learn to love the mistakes

CatLABS X-Film 80 with the ONDU 612 MULTIFORMAT pinhole camera or… how to screw up a roll and learn to love the mistakes

An article about learning to love photographic mistakes may not be completely interesting to all of you reading this. Stay with me for a minute. …

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What I've learned from my LomoChrome Purple XR 100-400 experiences: A user's guide

What I’ve learned from my LomoChrome Purple XR 100-400 experiences: A user’s guide

Lomography’s LomoChrome Purple XR 100-400 is definitely an interesting film. Until shooting it in late 2019, I had never tried a ‘special effects’ film before …

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BW pinhole photography with the Vermeer 6x12 and 120 format Kosmo Foto Mono 100

B&W pinhole photography with the Vermeer 6×12 and 120 format Kosmo Foto Mono 100

It was time to have some fun with Kosmo Foto Mono 100 while tour skiing in the Alps. This time around the Frauenalpe in Austria. …

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Film stock review: Fujifilm FUJICHROME Velvia 50 Professional (RVP 50)

Film stock review: Fujifilm FUJICHROME Velvia 50 Professional (RVP 50)

I think there’s a pretty big misconception about shooting slide film. We’ve all heard the stories about how slide film is ridiculously hard to shoot, …

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Shooting expired Kodak EKTACHROME 100 in 220 and 4x5 format: why Im excited medium and large format is coming back

Shooting expired Kodak EKTACHROME 100 in 220 and 4×5 format: why I’m excited medium and large format is coming back

After the successful resurrection of 35mm Ektachrome, Kodak announced it would also bring back 120 and large formats. Later we even found out 4×5 large …

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EMULSIVE's most popular film stock reviews of 2019

EMULSIVE’s most popular film stock reviews of 2019

There are a few days left for 2019 but fingers crossed, it’s the first year for quite some time where we haven’t seen one or …

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