Everything you wanted to know about auto (thyristor) flash photography …but were afraid to ask

I am familiar with flash photography. Much of what I shoot digitally, either in the studio or in the real world, is done with flash. …

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My Minolta X-300 + Tokina SD 70-210mm f/4-5.6, by Olaf Lengler

5 Frames… Shooting Blues Night 1993 with Stan Webb and Chicken Shack on Kodak T-MAX 3200 (35mm Format / EI 3200 / Minolta X-300 + Tokina SD 70-210mm f/4-5.6) – by Olaf Lengler

In autumn 1993 it was time again. The annual Blues Night in the neighboring town of Idar-Oberstein was coming up. This time I also wanted …

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My Minolta SRT102 + Arista EDU Ultra 100, by Ryan Steven Green

5 Frames… During California’s “Fire Season” on Arista EDU ULTRA 100 (35mm Format / EI 100 / Minolta SRT102 + Minolta MC Rokkor-X PG 58mm f/1.2) – by Ryan Steven Green

If you’ve never had the misfortune of experiencing a California “fire season”, you are blessed. This was my 39th, and it has been the worst …

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What I've learned from my LomoChrome Purple XR 100-400 experiences: A user's guide

What I’ve learned from my LomoChrome Purple XR 100-400 experiences: A user’s guide

Lomography’s LomoChrome Purple XR 100-400 is definitely an interesting film. Until shooting it in late 2019, I had never tried a ‘special effects’ film before …

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Choosing a 35mm film SLR: A quick look at six vintage film camera manufacturers

Choosing a 35mm film SLR? A quick look at six (vintage?) film camera manufacturers…

Since the publication of my original book, “Nikon Film Cameras, Which one is right for you?“, I’ve acquired a number of additional cameras and lenses …

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Frugal Film Project

The Frugal Film Project: the project that turned into something else: halfway update – by Sherry Christensen

Halfway through… six months in already? How did that happen… didn’t we just start? Actually, we are settling into our routine but the bloom is off the rose…

Minolta SRT101 - Fujifilm Superia X-TRA 400 - Bristol

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

Welcome to a fresh instalment of my “…this is why I shoot film” series!