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Camera review: the Pentax 645 – by Martin Jeffery

I have had a Pentax 645 for few months and have really enjoyed using it, so this is an attempt to put some thoughts...

The Hasselblad V-System master guide: CF, CF FLE and IHI lenses

I kicked off the previous article in this series by stating that in its V-System, Hasselblad created one of, if not the world's most comprehensive and...

Lens review: Schneider Xenotar 150mm f/2.8 + Linhof Technikardan (plus video)...

In 2006 or so a good friend of mine sold off his 150mm f/2.8 Schneider Xenotar large format lens. He listed it for $1000,...

Bag review: the new Billingham Hadley Small Pro part one

I'm going to go out on a limb and say that for me, the new Billingham Hadley Small Pro is pretty much the perfect...

Camera review: the Rolleiflex SL66

Mention 6x6cm medium format film cameras to a photographer and most will immediately think Hasselblad. Mention Rolleiflex to the same group and they will...

Peeled apart for good: the creative obligation not to f**k it...

For about a year and a half, every time I opened my fridge I saw my last remaining 10 exposure pack of Fuji FP...

Every single film stock still made today – Part 4: Kodak...

Update 03: 2018-11-20 Welcome to part four of this series exploring every single film stock (including instant film, dry plates, etc.), still being made today....

Four seasons with: Kodak EASTMAN Plus-X 5231 – by Marco Calemme

And this is where my journey of home developing begins! After a couple of disappointments - in rapid succession - of the work of some...

Camera review: Holga 120N + video review – by Brendan Morrison

It’s been a little while since I have gone out to do some shooting with my Holga. Just the other day though, encouraged by...

Film stock review: CineStill 50D in the Arctic Circle

Having read a selection of blog posts and reviews about the CineStill range of 120 and 135 films I was intrigued. So during a...

Gear review: SP-445 4×5 film processing system

Since beginning large format photography I’ve been developing my 4x5* sheet film in trays. This is not a process for the faint hearted and...

Camera review: Yashica-mat 124 TLR

As a 6x6 format twin lens reflex camera, the Yashica Mat-124 TLR is considered a great entry-level camera for people who are moving up...

Camera review: getting back on the bike with the Intrepid 4×5...

It sounds very grand when you tell people that you are having a field camera made for you. I certainly felt grand and excited...

Test shots: Revolog Kosmos (35mm) + Bronica ETRSi – by Nils...

A few weeks ago, Nils suggested putting together an unorthodox camera/film review that he felt would be useful to readers of EMULSIVE. He wasn't...

Every single film stock still made today – Part 3: ILFORD...

Update 01: 2018-09-20 Welcome to part three of this series exploring every single film photography stock still being made today. I've covered 51 stocks so far...

Medium format first timer: a few months on with the Hasselblad...

It's been a few months now since I came into the world of medium format and became a Hasselblad owner. I have to say,...

Comparing Fuji ACROS 100, ILFORD Delta 100 Professional and Kodak T-MAX...

This whole project started when I realized I had been blindly allegiant to certain black and white films for a number of years without...

Film stock review: Kodak EKTACHROME 100G (E100G) – by James King

I wasn’t overly keen on writing a film review when EM first suggested it. I usually stick to Kodak Portra or Tri-X; films that...

Lens review: the 7artisans 35mm f/2 Leica M-mount lens – first...

UPDATE 01 2017-04-27: Added production specifications Standing on the shoulders of Hamish Gill's early look at the pre-release prototype of the 7artisans 35mm f/2 Leica M-mount...

Every single film stock still made today – Part 2: FILM...

Update 01: 2018-09-20 Welcome to part two of this series, looking at all the fresh film stocks still being produced today. In part one I covered...