The Bronica has been described as the poor man’s Hasselblad. That is just wrong, as I hope to demonstrate through this article. When I began my journey back to film photography, I looked at Rolleiflex cameras first, but finally settled on the Hasselblad 500C/M — of which I have two now. I recently decided to […]
Tag: Zenza Bronica Film Camera
5 Frames… at the Fiesta de Santo Tomás with Kodak Tri-x 400 / 120 format / EI 320 / Zenza Bronica ETRSi)
Every year from the 13th to the 21st of December, the town of Chichicastenango in the Mayan highlands of Guatemala celebrates its yearly festival. The name of the town is a mouthful, so it’s better known as simply Chichi. The town seems frozen in time honoring a fusion of traditions imposed by the Spanish conquistadors […]
Film stock review: LomoChrome Metropolis XR 100-400 in 35mm and 120 format – A new color negative favorite
In 2019 Lomography announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign to fund a brand new film emulsion: LomoChrome Metropolis XR100-400.
5 Frames… With Kodak Portra 400 (EI 400 / 120 format / Bronica SQ-B)
In early June it was one of my best friend’s 30th birthday. As part of the weekend’s celebrations, I was invited to Paris as a surprise guest. We were due to meet in Montmartre before heading out by the Seine for a picnic, followed by an evening at the Moulin Rouge. I flew over with […]
The Unique Nikon Nikkor-Q 25CM f/4 for Bronica S2/S2A
Most people will never see, hold, or use the Bronica S2A’s Nikon Nikkor-Q 25CM f/4 lens. In fact, Tony Hilton’s authoritative Bronica S2A book “Bronica: The Early History and Definitive Collector’s Guide” lists only five known copies.
5 Frames… With Kodak Tri-X 400 (EI 400 / 35mm format / Bronica GS-1)
I was born in Charleroi, Belgium. This city had a long and successful past of coal mining and is therefore scattered with coal heaps.
5 Frames… With Kodak EKTACHROME E100VS (EI 100 / 120 format / Bronica SQ-A)
“What on earth had I been thinking?” This is the question that I asked myself from the moment that I dropped the roll of film off at the lab, until the moment that I had picked it up.
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!
5 Frames… With Fujifilm Pro 400H (EI 400 / 120 format / Zenza Bronica SQ-A)
I’ve been looking for a 120 ISO 400 colour film for a pinhole based project that I have in mind and whilst there is a good range of black and white and 35mm, choices are fairly limited for 120
My first Impressions with the Bronica ETRSi
I was recently tempted to get into medium format more seriously and began around looking for the camera that would allow me to do so.
EMULSIVE’s most popular film camera reviews of 2018
Merry Christmas to everyone celebrating today!
Test shots: Revolog Kosmos (35mm) + Bronica ETRSi
A few weeks ago, Nils suggested putting together an unorthodox camera/film review that he felt would be useful to readers of EMULSIVE. He wasn’t joking, it was anything but orthodox.
Camera review: Zenza Bronica ETRSi
Today I’m going to be talking a little about my Bronica ETRSi kit, a camera I came to after my first proper step into film photography with a Bronica ETRC (I discount my Holga for obvious reasons, although I had
5 Frames… With Rollei Infrared 400 (EI 12 / 120 format / Bronica SQ)
Over the past couple of summers I’ve been experimenting a bit with infrared photography. I’ve always been intrigued by the alienating look that infrared images can give you.
EMULSIVE interview #156: I am Matt Stoffel and this is why I shoot film
Ladies and gentlemen, welcome! I’ve been waiting for today’s interviewee for a while (mostly my fault). Now he’s here, I’m going to zip it and hand over to him.
Camera review: Zenza Bronica S2A
Hello again, it’s The 6 Million P Man here back after my review of the Yashica-D with another offering from my (not quite extensive but close enough) camera collection, another delight of the medium format variety, the Zenza Bronica S2A.
My return to film: Jake Bryant
I feel lucky to have grown up with film being my only option to create a photograph. It wasn’t until I travelled through India in 1992, that the world through a viewfinder opened up to me.
EMULSIVE interview #137: I am Mads Madison and this is why I shoot film
Even if you have a short memory, you’ll remember today’s interviewee from their guest post on experimental development with mouthwash, orange juice and a whole bunch of other household goods;
EMULSIVE interview #134: I am Monika and this is why I shoot film
Finally! That’s all I’m going to say about today’s interview.
EMULSIVE interview #93: I am Bobby Kulik and this is why I shoot film
If you believe when today’s photographer says he’s only been shooting film for the past four or five years, you’re in the minority.