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Greta Thunberg: capturing the voice of the 21st century using 150-year-old...

The call came in on the afternoon of Monday 7th October. Shane Balkowitsch would have little under 24 hours to plan a 15-minute wet plate photoshoot with Greta Thunberg at Standing Rock. Naturally, the first thing he did after getting off the phone was to start packing his studio up into the back of his truck — including his portable darkroom.

Not for legal use: Polaroid passport photos on wet plate collodion

Wet plate collodion doesn't spring to mind as either the most practical or in fact, legal approach to creating passport photographs but that didn't stop EMULSIVE interviewee #196 Markus Hofstaetter from giving it a shot. Markus isn't a stranger

Ice crystals on tintype: making nature a part of my photographic...

I am a native New Yorker who has been photographing the streets city streets and musicians for over two decades, from up and coming bands to big names like Alice in Chains, Lenny Kravitz and Ice-T, I'll shoot in

EMULSIVE interview #196: I am Markus Hofstaetter and this is why...

It's an absolute pleasure to welcome you all to join me falling into the words and work of a rather rare beast.

How to: An introduction to wet plate collodion

You might remember that we featured an interview with Robert Marsters some months ago.

EMULSIVE interview #95: I am Robert Marsters and this is why...

When the opportunity came up to grab some time with today's interviewee, I couldn't help but fall over myself to grab it with both hands. You see, Robert Marsters is a bit of a conundrum.