If you are reading this article, you are a keen film photographer and have most likely experienced the joys of film photography across a range of film types, such as monochrome or colour negatives and colour transparencies. But black and white “slides”? Whoever heard of that? Go back 55 years to the time when I […]
Tag: Contax G2 Film Camera
Camera review: The Contax G2… So close…
I’ve waited long enough to speak. We’ve broken up, it’s over. The romance was hot and quick. A flash in the pan. It’s time to do a review on the Contax G2. If I could anthropomorphize the G2, it’s an unapologetically awkward, runway-gorgeous genius. The Contax excels conquers in every way that matters, and falls criminally short in a few […]
5 Frames… In the bathtub with Kodak Portra 400 (35mm Format / El 400 / Contax G2 + TLA200)
I’ve been using the Contax G2 with the 45mm Planar lens for about 5 years now. It was the second proper film camera I had ever purchased, and upon shooting for the first time, I was in love. No other camera in any format has been as perfect for me as the G2. Similarly, as […]
The best (and worst) film cameras of the 1990s
My take on the 10 “best” film cameras released during the 1990s. It’s not a countdown in the traditional sense and “best”…well…
EMULSIVE interview #198: I am Angela Solis and this is why I shoot film
I’ve known today’s interviewee online for a few years now, and even had the pleasure of meeting her back in 2018*.
Interview #194: I am Ezequiel Grimaldi and this is why I shoot film
I’m pleased to be able to introduce today’s fresh interview with Ezequiel Grimaldi, film photographer based in Spain’s San Sebastian.
I’ll keep this short so you can spend as much time as possible on the images below.
5 Frames… With Kodak EASTMAN Double-X 5222 (EI 250 / 35mm format / Contax G2)
I couldn’t resist trying this film. The truth is I am eager to experiment with any emulsion I encounter. But I sought out this esoteric option because of its cinematic heritage.
EMULSIVE interview #117: I am Alex Luyckx and this is why I shoot film
Alex Luyckx. For me it’s a name synonymous with an irascible passion for film.