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Camera review: me and my Olympus 35 SP by Matt Parry

The Olympus 35 SP holds a SPecial and somewhat privileged status in my pretty modest camera collection. For around seven months it has been...

Camera review: the Yashica Mat 124 – by Malcolm Myers

“You can have it for £40, but the meter’s broken, so it’s sold as seen. No guarantee.” I had walked into the independent camera store...

Camera review: Me and My Yashica-D (80mm f/3.5) TLR by Ed...

Hi everybody, my name is Ed Worthington, although I go by my pseudonym of “The 6 Million P Man” when it comes to anything...

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,...

Long exposure film tests part two: ILFORD HP5 PLUS, ILFORD Delta...

Welcome to part two of my long exposure test results. for part two I wanted to look at how higher speed films from ILFORD...

Camera review: Fuji GA645i – “The Portrait Machine”

In this piece, I will be reviewing the Fuji GA645i 6x4.5 medium format camera. It's my personal story on how I came to acquire...

Experimenting with black and white photography on colour Fuji INSTAX

Versione in Italiano e qui: https://emulsive.org/experiments/esperimenti-fotografici-con-fuji-instanx-in-bianco-e-nero   My name is WhatsBehindThat and I make photos. I took my first shots with a Yashica film camera (after my brother...

Camera review: Impossible I-1 – by Russell Jones-Davies

Up until the recent release of the One Step 2, the Impossible I-1 was the first new Polaroid camera in how long? From the...

The Hasselblad V-System master guide: an overview

The Hasselblad V-System Master Guide, a hub of in-depth articles and reviews intended to be an exhaustive resource for real, user-verified data on this...

Bag review: The new Billingham Hadley One part one – first...

UPDATE: Part two of this review - "one year on" - is here. A few weeks ago, the lovely folks over at Billingham got in touch...

Field notes – Kodak EKTACHROME 100VS (E100VS)

Kodak E100VS is a medium speed color reversal film (slide film), produced in 35mm and medium format.  The film was retired by Kodak in...

Film review: Lomography Color Negative 400 in 120 format

I noticed a 3 roll box of 120 Lomography Color Negative 400 film in my local Boots Pharmacist some time ago. This box of...

Finding Film part 9: Fumbling Fuji NEOPAN Acros 100

In my last article, I discussed my adventures with the Lomography Lady Gray 400. This came at the tail end of my shoot, which...

Mini review: JCH Streetpan 400 & Rollei CN 200 (AGFA Digibase...

The first time I saw EM’s “Secret Santa” idea was just before Christmas 2015 and, whether because I was fairly new to EMULSIVE, or...

Satisfying a 37 year dream… My first Nikon F3

I remember the Nikon F3 being expensive when it first came out in 1980. At the time, a new Nikon F3 with a 50mm lens cost...

Film stock review: JCH Streetpan 400 Part 1, 120 format EI...

Having shot and experimented with a fair bit of 35mm JCH Streetpan 400 this past year or so, it's no secret that I've been...

Camera review: Fuji GA645Zi

Today I’ll be reviewing the Fuji GA645Zi; a review that is not exactly typical. For me, the camera is a tool that is supposed...

Film stock review: FERRANIA P30® ALPHA Part 1 – 35mm EI...

UPDATE: Scott Micciche has published part one of his extensive FERRANIA P30 tests. Sex developers in eight schemes and some outstanding results. This article forms...

Scanner review: OpticFilm 8200i SE 35mm film scanner – by Olli...

When I was fifteen I wanted a Nikon FM. A couple of months ago, some forty years later, I finally bought one – actually...

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

FERRANIA P30 Alpha has had an interesting time of it since it got into the hands of eager customers in late 2017.  Many photographers...