An accidental Rolleiflex TLR: A new experience with the Rolleiflex Automat 6×6 Model RF 111A

I had used film from the late 1950s right up to the digital revolution when I was seduced by what the new cameras could do. …

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Camera review: 14 years with the invisible Nikon FM3a

Camera review: 14 years with the “invisible” Nikon FM3a

In January 2006, after 5 or so years of film photography with a combination of cheaper cameras (e.g., a Minolta SRT-101, a Fed-3 and an …

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Reviewing the CONTAX AX: autofocusing manual focus lenses

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's most popular film photography experimentation articles of 2017

What would film photography be without the experimentation aspect? Sticking to box speeds, recommended developers and “the right way” of doing things is boring

Double Exposure Self Portrait With Olympus 35RC - October 2017. Hasselblad 500C with Agfa MCRC paper. Two bursts of four full power flashes from a Nikon SB800.

EMULSIVE interview #159: I am Toby Van de Velde and this is why I shoot film

Hello and welcome to another fresh EMULSIVE interview, today with Toby Van de Velde, freelance photographer based in the south of England.

Red Sisters - Fuji GW690III, Kodak Aerochrome

EMULSIVE interview #128: I am Gareth Buckett and this is why I shoot film

I’m pleased to be able to bring you the words and photography of Gareth Buckett, Australian-based film and digital photographer;

Monte Sella di Fanes - Mamiya 7ii - Ilford Delta 100 Professional

EMULSIVE interview #78: I am Johann Bottos and this is why I shoot film

We’re here today with landscape photographer Johann Bottos, Italian native but (for the time being), settled in Austria

Not to diminish the wonderful images and narrative below but Johan is what one might call a little nutty about mountains.


County Fair

EMULSIVE interview #49: I am Aimee Lower and this is why I shoot film

We’re finishing off this year’s interviews with the wonderful Aimee Lower. Aside from being one of the very first people we engaged with on Twitter, Aimee also knows Nils Karlson, this week’s other interviewee.