If you have been giving monochrome (aka black and white) film photography a go, you will have realised that film doesn’t quite see things the way your eye does. With modern, panchromatic film stocks that “see” the entire visible light spectrum, the difference isn’t great but can be significant in some areas. In this article, […]
5 Frames… On the high-impact polystyrene Ami 6×6 with Arista.EDU Ultra 100 (EI ??? / 120 format) – by Brian DuBois I love Black and White film. Historically, it is where photography began and the process allows for so much personalization with multiple film and developer choices. As part of the historical fascination, I love […]
Paddy is a science teacher at the school where I work and a friend I’ve known for years. He likes: Star WarsCoffeeAstrophysicsAmerican Football I’m an English teacher. I like: Star WarsTeaPhotographyPoetry Besides Star Wars, the friendship is mostly based on us both being decent blokes. But recently, we found a new area where, in the […]
Shot 100 years ago: Developing Kodak Premo-Pack 4×5 film from a Rochester Premo B camera ~ by Salvador Busquets One of the most fascinating things I’ve found by collecting cameras is that from time to time, there is some exposed — but not developed — film or glass plate. They often have spent decades inside […]
My first adventure with ILFORD HP5 PLUS ISO 400 black and white film was exactly what I hoped for — this film is great. I’m relatively new (less than 6 months) to analogue photography, or indeed any photography, and this film is known as one of the best all-rounders with good reason. I shot this […]
A fresh snow the night before set the scene for a perfect photographic outing in mid-December 2020. I grabbed my Nikon F with a 35mm lens, loaded it with ILFORD Delta 100 Professional and headed for Minden Park, a location I’d been eyeing for such an occasion. There was a fairly overcast sky which would […]
Hello. My name is Aivaras and I am a bokeh junkie. I got into film photography mostly because of my ability to play with limited depth of field and I still can’t let it go. However, there are minor signs of remission; I already managed to understand that in the 35mm film world at least, […]
I’ve been into photography since I was a student at university, it was during the time DSLRs started to become reasonably affordable and were all the rage. Long story short, I bought one and took a bunch of photos over the next few years, but there was always something missing. I got tired of the […]
Do you remember the first camera that made you fall in love or impress you? By this, I mean a time when you knew nothing or very little about photography. In my case, it happened when I was a teenager and I saw a Hasselblad 500C/M for the first time, a Hasselblad, an expensive Hasselblad! […]
Every Torontonian or Scott Pilgrim vs. The World fan should have some familiarity with the colourful Bathurst Street. As someone who lives alongside northern Bathurst, I had always wondered how I could channel my inner Edgar Wright and explore the area with my camera. The opportunity arose in Winter 2020, when I had to finish […]
Two street photographers make their case for their preferred wide-angle focal length, explaining what works to fulfill their respective vision.
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These are the 30 days and 33 articles that made EMULSIVE in September 2020 – it feels so long ago now. As usual, you’ll find a recap of all the articles published. Before you scroll down, I have to apologise for the lateness of these recap posts in recent months. Things have gotten on top […]
The ability to frame in the mind and see a photo before it’s even taken is a key skill, and one that only comes with practice and patience. An equally important factor, though, is the equipment.
5 Frames… Of pre-US election day 2020 on ILFORD FP4 PLUS (Nikon FE / 35mm Format) – by Todd Shorack When I develop a roll of film, I always look forward to seeing the faces of people I have just met on the street, but masks and street portraiture do not mix well. My self-assignments […]
Join the Analog Photography Fireside Chat Episode 3 with SilvergrainClassics on Saturday Jan 23rd Hi everyone, it’s Charys here from Silvergrain Classics again! As we put our feet up by the fire during the long winter nights, SilvergrainClassics magazine has something to help us all see 2021 in a positive light. Our series of free […]
The bulk loader was a deal and came with mystery film. It had a label that said ‘Plus X 125’ so I loaded a small test roll, shot it and developed it in Kodak D-76. The results were way underexposed but it looked like it developed properly and I could read ‘KODAK SAFETY FILM 5060’ […]
5 Frames… Of Polaroid Originals on an old Burke & James Orbit 4×5 camera and Ilex Paragon Anastigmat lens – by Nathan Acevedo April 2020. I purchased my first 4×5 camera, an old Burke & James Orbit 4×5. Learning to use it was immensely fun and rewarding. I noticed an almost immediate change in how […]
Instant Pinhole photos are almost an oxymoron. The film process with the fastest feedback loop coupled with the film process with the longest exposure times. Does it make sense? Well, yes it does, particularly in the Diana Instant Square. In this article, I’ll be taking a look at the camera and how it delivers that classic Diana/toy camera […]
Since 2019 I’ve been photographing the remaining symbols of the German Democratic Republic using a stash of (non-PLUS) ILFORD HP5 medium format film that expired in 1990 — the same year as East Germany itself “expired.” I went full “Ossi” (German slang for Easterner) and chose as my kit the Pentacon Six with an 80mm […]