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Unexpected adventures with expired ILFORD FP4 PLUS film

I have never used expired film or used a bulk loader until now. Not however for any particular reason, probably just because...

5 Frames With… Mario Andretti and ILFORD HP5 in 1977 (EI...

Formula One racing had a profound effect on my life as a man and as a photographer. My superheroes weren’t Batman, Superman...

New from ILFORD: 35mm and 120 ortho films, MULTIGRADE papers, camera...

One important voice has been missing from the crowd of new film announcements these past few years, that of 140 year-old ILFORD...

EMULSIVE Secret Santa 2019 updates: Sponsors! Gifting! Shopping!

UPDATE: Registration for EMULSIVE Santa 2019 has closed. There is a little over one week to go before registration for EMULSIVE Secret Santa...

5 Frames With… ILFORD FP4 PLUS (35mm / EI 400 /...

I'd always wanted one of those fancy little Rollei pocket cameras, but— for whatever reason— hadn't ever bought one. On a recent...

EMULSIVE Interview #206: I am Amol Parikh and this is why...

Split between continents and cultures, today's fresh interviewee Amol Parikh takes us on a trip into his photographic story, from the US...

5 Frames With… ILFORD Delta 3200 Professional (EI 1600 / 35mm...

With a friend's wedding coming up later this year and being an avid photographer, I decided that as my gift to them...

The Honesty in Film Photography – by Simon King

After some recent discussions with my peers, I've started to feel that "honesty" is an underrated quality in many genres of photography....

Travelling with film: My Sri Lankan travelogue

I suspect it’s a common dilemma, you’ve booked a holiday with your partner (and or family/friends) and there’s no doubt the destination was influenced by potential photographic opportunities. How on earth are you going to balance wanting to take lots of photos with what other people want to do?!

EMULSIVE Interview #205: I am Jeremy Calow and this is why...

If you spend any time checking out landscape photographers online - especially if you've been eyeing up 6x17 format photography - you will no doubt have come across the work of today's interviewee, Jeremy Calow.

Reviewing the Rolleiflex 2.8GX Expression 75 years edition (it’s gold!) –...

Let's start with the elephant in the room - this camera comes with some serious bling. It is in fact, a special gold-dipped version officially called the "Rolleiflex 2.8GX Expression 75 years edition".

5 Frames With… ILFORD SFX 200 (EI 200 / 120 format...

In April, I wrote a comparison of three bellows cameras from the 1950s I had bought on eBay: Agfa Record III, Voigtländer Perkeo, and...

The Bronica ETR: 40 years old but not an old dog...

When I came back to film photography in early 2018, very soon I wanted to try medium format film. Not being sure if I would like it with its lesser number of photos per roll compared to a 35mm film...

5 Frames With… ILFORD HP5 PLUS 400 (EI 1600 / 35mm...

The second day of sunshine… What bliss… It has been dark and grey for a couple of weeks. A huge contrast to the nice and warm temperatures of southern Vietnam where I had been.

An early swansong? Reviewing the CONTAX AX: autofocusing manual lenses

When it comes to autofocusing manual lenses on film cameras there is really only one option: the unique and relatively short-lived CONTAX AX. Chunky sibling of the CONTAX RX and...

EMULSIVE Interview #203: I am Lina Bessonova and this is why...

Darkroom lab owner, photographer, printer and workshop host, Lina Bessonova is one of the busiest interviewees I've had on so far this year.

Using a contact sheet to actively curate an image – by...

Contact sheets are an incredibly useful tool when it comes to reviewing and learning from your own approach to photography, and when curating a series of shots down to one final "keeper." I am an advocate of constant review

Photography: On the job – Shot on ILFORD Delta 400 Professional...

On the job Shot on ILFORD Delta 400 Professional at EI 25600Black and white negative film in 120 format...

EMULSIVE Interview #201: I am Allysse Riordan and this is why...

Welcome to a fresh instalment of my "...this is why I shoot film" series!

5 Frames With… Kentmere 100 (35mm / EI 100 / Olympus...

Kentmere 100 is a cheap film when you compare it to